Global Infant Phototherapy Devices Market Segmentation

Posted by Harleen Kaur on April 12th, 2018

Infant Phototherapy Devices Market Size:

Infant Phototherapy Devices Market was valued at million in 2016, and is anticipated to attain 1 million by 2023, rising at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period. Phototherapy is a technique that makes use of light to treat jaundice in infants. Phototherapy is used in minimizing bilirubin (the compound that leads to jaundice) levels in infants. The infant is designed to lie in a plastic crib, exposing the infant to a type of light which is absorbed by the infant. Using this process, the bilirubin in the infant’s body can be converted into a much simpler and easier water-soluble form which can be quite easily excreted via stool and urine. Developing prevalence of neonatal jaundice, powerful and effective phototherapy treatment, and technological advancements in the field of infant phototherapy are the factors that drive the global infant phototherapy devices market.

Infant Phototherapy Devices Market Segmentation:

The Global Infant Phototherapy Devices Market is predicted to grow while the forecast period owing to the common presence of jaundice in neonates. In addition, low-cost and also easier the treatment contribute to the growth of the market. However, alternate modes of treatment such as biliblanket, IVIG treatment, and exchange transfusion are projected to hinder the increase of the market. In addition, the phototherapy devices treatment is anticipated to be associated with for a long time effects for example testicular effects, transient DNA damage, and melanoma. This factor would drag the market growth. In addition, lack of research that accurately proves the negative effects of the phototherapy treatment is anticipated to in a negative way impact the infant phototherapy devices market. The global infant phototherapy devices market can be segmented on the basis of product type, modality, end-user, and geography. On the basis of product type, the market are segmented into conventional phototherapy devices and also fiber optic phototherapy devices. Conventional phototherapy devices can be further sub-segmented into fluorescent lamps and light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. On the basis of modality, the market can be segmented into mobile phototherapy unit and fixed phototherapy unit. Based on the end-user, the market-place are segmented into hospitals and also neonate offices.

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