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High Growth Areas in the U.S. Sleep Apnea Diagnostics to Include the Clinical PSG and Screening Devices Segment.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report: U.S. Sleep Apnea sleep apnea, episodes of interrupted breathing during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is a common disorder in which relaxation of muscles in the throat repeatedly close off the airway during sleep; the person wakes just enough to take a gasping breath.  Diagnostic Devices Markets to their offering.

This Frost & Sullivan research service entitled U.S. Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Devices Markets provides comprehensive analysis of market drivers, restraints, challenges, and trends. Moreover, analysis of market share, competitive structure, revenue forecasts, and products is included. In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets/applications/technologies: Clinical PSG PSG,
n polysomnograph; polygraph performed during sleep. Physiological variables such as pulse, blood pressure, and respiration are monitored and charted.
, Ambulatory PSG, Screening Devices.

Market Sectors

Expert Frost & Sullivan analysts thoroughly examine the following market sectors in this analysis:

- Clinical PSG

- Ambulatory PSG

- Screening Devices


The following technologies are covered in this research:

- +16 channels, attended studies

- +16 channels, unattended studies

- Less than 12 channels, sleep screening

Market Overview

Tremendous growth opportunities exist in the U.S. Sleep Apnea Diagnostics Devices Market. High growth areas are expected to include the Clinical PSG and Screening Devices segment. Growing awareness of sleep apnea and its correlation with congestive heart failure congestive heart failure, inability of the heart to expel sufficient blood to keep pace with the metabolic demands of the body. In the healthy individual the heart can tolerate large increases of workload for a considerable length of time.  and hypertension and also the rapid growth of obesity in the U.S. would provide plenty of testing opportunity to keep the current sleep facilities working at their full capacity. Cardiologist Cardiologist
Doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating heart diseases.

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a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
, Neurologist, and Dentist would be more interested in OSA 1. OSA - Open Scripting Architecture.
2. OSA - Open System Architecture.
 testing. The relationship between OSA and Cardiac and Mental Health drives the Cardiologist and Neurologist to refer more patients for sleep studies. Dentists most likely would be interested in the less expensive screening devices for detecting of sleep apnea and titration titration (tītrā`shən), gradual addition of an acidic solution to a basic solution or vice versa (see acids and bases); titrations are used to determine the concentration of acids or bases in solution.  of oral prosthesis prosthesis (prŏs`thĭsĭs): see artificial limb.

Artificial substitute for a missing part of the body, usually an arm or leg.

The U.S. Sleep Apnea Diagnostics Devices Market is expected to enjoy a rapid growth in the next few years. In 2005 this market generated over $85 million in revenues and is expected to reach $135 million by 2012 with a compound growth rate of 6.5%.

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