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Global Sleep Apnea Diagnostic And Therapeutic Devices Industry


Resmed and Respironics Dominate Competitive Landscape II-7

Table 1: Global Sleep Apnea Market by Leading Players (2011):

Market Share Breakdown for Philips Respironics, Resmed,

Fisher & Paykel, General Electric Vital Signs, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 2: Global Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems Market byLeading Players: Market Share Breakdown for CareFusion Corp.,Philips Respironics, Embla Systems, and Others (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-7


Significance of Sleep II-8

Stages of Sleep II-8

Sleep Disorders and Stages of Sleep II-8

Sleep Apnea- Introduction II-8

Forms of Apnea II-9

Central Sleep Apnea II-9

Physiological Effects of CSA II-9

Mixed Apnea II-9

Complex Sleep Apnea II-9

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - An Overview II-10

History II-10

Causes of OSA II-10

Symptoms of OSA II-11

Snoring and OSA II-11

Risks and Complications Associated with Untreated Disorder II-11

Risk Groups II-11

Co-Morbid Conditions II-12

Heart Failure II-12

Hypertension II-12

Diabetes II-12

Fatigue II-12

Complications Associated with Surgery and Medications II-12

Financial Implications of Untreated OSA II-13

Pediatric OSA II-13

5. SLEEP APNEA DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC DEVICES II-14OSA Diagnosis II-14Interpreting AHI II-14AHI of 5 to 15: Mild OSA II-14AHI of 15 to 30: Moderate OSA II-14AHI of more than 30: Severe OSA II-14Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices II-14Polysomnography (PSG), and Types of Polysomnographs II-14Clinical/Fixed Polysomnographs II-15Ambulatory Polysomnographs II-15Other Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices II-16Screening Devices II-16Actigraphs II-16Sleep Apnea Therapeutic Devices II-16Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Treatment II-16PAP Devices II-16Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Devices II-16Optional Features Available for CPAP Devices II-17Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) Devices II-17Auto-titrating Positive Airway Pressure (APAP) Devices II-18Facial Interfaces (Masks and Humidifiers) II-18Alternative Apnea Therapies II-18Oral Appliances II-18Surgical Procedures II-19Tracheostomy II-19Uvulo-palato-pharyngoplasty (UPPP) II-19Mandibular Myotomy II-19Laser Assisted Uvuloplasty (LAUP) II-19Somnoplasty or Radio Frequency (RF) Procedure II-19Pillar Palatal Implant System II-20Other Surgical Therapies II-20Over-the-Counter and Pharmacological Therapies II-20Behavioral and Lifestyle Changes II-20

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