Specula is a medical device which is used to hold open the vaginal or nasals walls for the PAP smear tests or for the removal of the foreign bodies from the nasal cavity. The vaginal speculum is used to analyse the walls of the vagina and cervix for damage, growth of unusual cells or discharge. The specula can vary in size and type depending upon the age of the women, whether the women has given birth or is at a post- menopausal stage as it depends on the structure of the vagina. The vagina of younger patients may differ with those having children. The speculum spreads the vaginal walls to visualise the inside of the vagina. The exam is called the speculum exam. It is used during Pap smear tests, the cells are collected from the walls of the vagina and observed under the microscope. Also the test helps in identification of presence of cancerous cells. Moreover the specula is also used to check the incompetency of the cervix if it is not able to hold the foetus in the uterus. Speculum can be disposable and reusable. The speculum can also be used during the insertion of any intra uterine devices. The price of speculum varies with its size. The most common specula are Cusco, Grave and Pederson.
Factors driving the growth of Vaginal Exam Specula Market
The major factors driving the growth of the Vaginal Exam Specula Market due to the increase in rise of cervical cancers, vaginal infections, abnormal bleeding abdominal and pelvic pain and many others. According to a report of 2014 Centre of Disease Control and prevention (CDC) 1,312 women in the United States were diagnosed with vaginal cancer approximately. The prevalence of vaginal and cervical cancer are driving the growth of vaginal exam specula market. Also the demand for Vaginal Exam Specula market has increased with number of patients opting for intra uterine devices. The overall market of Vaginal Exam Specula market is pushed by the increasing demand for growing expenditure on healthcare. Increasing investment and R&D will overcome the deficiencies for better alternatives for the market of Vaginal Exam Specula market.
Vaginal Exam Specula Market: Overview
The global market for vaginal Exam specula market is expected to witness moderate growth over the forecast period due to the increasing vaginal exam specula market. The specula are used to widen the vaginal area to identify the disease or cause of pain in the abdomen and pelvic area. The specula come in various sizes depending on the age of the women. However the growth of the vaginal exam specula market may be less in developing countries due to limited awareness among women. The rise in the awareness among women with increased healthcare expenditure in hospitals will increase the demand of the vaginal exam specula market.
Vaginal Exam Specula Market: Region Wise Outlook
Geographically, global vaginal Exam specula market is classified into regions viz. North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan and the Middle East and Africa (MEA). North America vaginal exam specula market is expected to be the leader in global vaginal Exam specula market owing to high prevalence of vaginal infections, technological advancement and better health care facilities. The vaginal exam specula market in Asia Pacific excluding Japan is expected to grow at significant CAGR due to expansion of product offerings by key players such as Cooper Surgical Inc. Europe is expected to take second largest share in the global vaginal exam specula market throughout the forecast period.
Vaginal Exam Specula Market: Key Players
Some of the major market players in vaginal exam specula market are MEDGYN PRODUCTS, INC., CooperSurgical Inc., KIRCHNER & WILHELM GmbH.; RI.MOS. srl; Faromed GmbH Medizintechnik.; Wallach Surgical Devices Inc, Smiths Medical, Inc., Timesco Healthcare Ltd, Y?lkal Medikal., B?çakc?lar T?bbi Cihazlar A.S Tüm Haklar? Sakl?d?r, Jiangsu Kangjin Medical Equipment Co., Ltd. And Vogt Medical Vertrieb GmbH among many others.
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Vaginal Exam Specula Market: Segmentation:
Tentatively, the global Vaginal Exam Specula Market can be segmented on the basis of product type, end user, and geography.
Based on product type, the Vaginal Exam Specula Market is segmented as:
- Reusable Specula
- Disposable Specula
Based on end user, the Vaginal Exam Specula Market is segmented as:
- Hospitals and clinics
- Ambulatory centres
Based on Region, the Vaginal Exam Specula Market is segmented as:
- North America
- Latin America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- Asia Pacific Excluding China
- Middle East & Africa
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