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EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring - Global Strategic Business Report

Dublin, Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring - Global Strategic Business Report

Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dg6gbs/eegemgbrain) has announced the addition of the "EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Electroencephalograph Equipment, and Electromyographs/Evoked Potential Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 46 companies including many key and niche players such as Cadwell Laboratories Inc., Compumedics Limited, Covidien, Electrical Geodesics, Inc., Natus Medical, Inc., NeuroWave Systems, Inc., Nihon Kohden Corporation, Nihon Kohden America, Inc., and Noraxon U.S.A., Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Electroencephalograph Equipment I-3
  • Electromyographs/Evoked Potential Units I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • Monitoring of Neurological Functions - Assuming High Significance II-1
  • Current & Future Analysis II-1
  • Emerging Markets Set to Realize Potential II-2
  • Healthcare Economics and Eurozone Crisis II-2
  • Noteworthy Trends in the EEG/EMG Markets II-3
  • Technology-Driven Products Gain Acceptance II-3
  • Market Witnesses Launch of Improved EEG Amplifier Technologies II-4
  • Growing Prevalence of Obesity, Cardiovascular, and Autoimmune Diseases Drive Demand II-4
  • Dearth of EEG Technicians Expected to Boost Demand for Automated Equipment II-5
  • EEG Processor Market to Grow at Brisk Pace II-5
  • Growing Demand for Long-Term Monitoring of Neurological Diseases II-5
  • Neonatal EEG Monitoring - Facilitating Early Detection of Brain Damage in Infants II-6
  • Rising Significance of EEG Systems in Intensive Care Units II-6
  • Video EEG Monitoring Systems - Ideal for Long-Term Epilepsy Monitoring II-7

2. ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY II-8

  • Evolution of EEG II-8
  • Terminology and Methodology of Recording II-8
  • Complexities in Measuring Signals II-10
  • Electroencephalography Electrodes: To Record Electrical Activity of the Brain II-10
  • Prevention of Complications II-10
  • Conventional Method of Clinical Electroencephalogram II-10
  • Shortcomings of Conventional EEGs II-10
  • Computerizing the Clinical Electroencephalogram II-11
  • Clinical Applications of Electroencephalography II-11
  • Epilepsy II-11
  • Structural Lesions II-12
  • Infections II-12
  • Head Injuries II-12
  • Coma and Brain Death II-12
  • Metabolic Disorders II-12
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders II-13
  • Anesthesia Level and Intraoperative Monitoring II-13
  • Sleep Therapy II-13
  • Migraine II-13
  • Alzheimer Disease II-13
  • Higher Cognitive Functions II-13

3. ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY AND MAGNETOENCEPHALOGRAPHY II-14

  • Differences and Similarities II-14
  • EEG and MEG: A Comparative Presentation II-14
  • Maturity and Availability II-15
  • Complementary and Alternative Technologies to EEG/MEG II-15

4. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY II-16

  • The EMG Signal II-16
  • Motor Unit Action Potential II-16
  • Motor Unit Action Potential Train II-17
  • Types of Electrodes II-17
  • Surface Electrodes II-17
  • Needle Electrodes II-18
  • Wire Electrodes II-18
  • Choosing a Proper Electrode II-18

5. EVOKED POTENTIAL II-19

  • Various Techniques of Evoked Potential II-19
  • Visual Evoked Potential II-19
  • VEP to Evaluate the Visual Acuity in Infants or Small Children II-20
  • Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potentials: The Intuitive Method II-20
  • BAEP: To Determine the Functional Integrity of the Brain Stem II-20
  • Somatosensory Evoked Potentials II-20
  • Principal Applications of SSEPs II-20
  • Brain Mapping: Diagnostic Modality for Monitoring Brain Function II-21
  • Computer Image and Data Systems II-21
  • Innovative Technologies II-21
  • Application of EEG in the Calibration of the Impact of TV Shows II-21
  • Magnetic Source Imaging II-21
  • Brain Electrical Activity Mapping II-22

6. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-23

  • Imec and Holst Centre Unveil Portable Wireless EEG Device II-23
  • Australian Scientist Develops BARIndex Technology for Interpreting EEG Data II-23
  • NIC Scientists Discover New Process to Accurately Detect Brain's Electrical Activity II-23
  • Scientists Develop ICA Technique for Capturing Brain Dynamics II-24

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-25

  • Grass Technologies and Astro-Med Launch New Disposable Electrode, Featherlite™ II-25
  • Converge Medical Develops Advanced Brain Function Monitor II-25
  • CareFusion Introduces Nicolet™ EEG Wireless Amplifier II-25
  • NeuroWave Rolls Out NeuroSENSE® Monitor II-25
  • Electrical Geodesics Unveils GeoSource 2.0 Source Localization Software II-26
  • Nihon Kohden America Launches QP-160 cEEG Trending Software II-27
  • HRIJ, Shimadzu and ATRII Collectively Develop Brain Machine Interface Technology II-27
  • Siix and Osaka Bioscience Develop Device for Tracking Sleep Disorders II-28

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-29

  • Natus Concludes Nicolet Acquisition II-29
  • Natus Medical Takes Over Embla Systems II-29
  • Masimo Unveils Brain Function Monitors Receives CE Mark Certification II-29
  • Zynex Acquires NeuroDyne Medical II-30
  • CNS Response and Medco Sign Collaborative Agreement II-30
  • BIOPAC Collaborates with Advanced Brain Monitoring II-31
  • CleveMed Enters into Licensing Agreement with NeuroWave Systems II-31
  • Masimo Acquires SEDLine II-32
  • SEDLine™ Takes Over BFM Business of Hospira II-32
  • Covidien Integrates Nellcor™ BIS™ X4 Technology into Multi-Parameter Patient Monitors II-32
  • Covidien Acquires Aspect Medical Systems II-33
  • Natus Medical to Acquire Alpine Biomed II-33
  • Kappametrics and Cortech Solutions Ink Distribution Agreement II-33
  • Grass Technologies Sets up Epilepsy Monitoring Systems at Xuanwu Hospital II-34
  • GTP Group Receives Clearance for Sale of Neurotrack III Neuromonitoring Systems II-34
  • Natus Medical Takes Over Schwarzer Neurology Division II-34
  • NKA and Premier Enter into an Agreement II-35
  • Nihon Kohden Completes Stock Purchase Agreement II-35
  • Natus Medical Purchases BrainZ Instruments Trading Assets II-35

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-36

  • Cadwell Laboratories, Inc. (USA) II-36
  • Compumedics Limited (Australia) II-36
  • Covidien Limited (USA) II-37
  • Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (USA) II-37
  • Natus Medical, Inc. (USA) II-37
  • NeuroWave Systems, Inc. (USA) II-38
  • Nihon Kohden Corporation (Japan) II-38
  • Nihon Kohden America, Inc. (USA) II-38
  • Noraxon U.S.A., Inc. (USA) II-39

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-40

III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

4a. FRANCE

4b. GERMANY

4c. ITALY

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM

4e. REST OF EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. LATIN AMERICA

IV. Competitive Landscape

Companies Mentioned

  • Advanced Brain Monitoring, Inc. (USA)
  • Astro-Med, Inc. (USA)
  • Astro-Med Srl (Italy)
  • Grass Technologies An Astro-Med, Inc. (USA)
  • ATES Medica Device Srl (Italy)
  • Biofeedback Instrument Corporation (USA)
  • Compumedics Ltd. (Australia)
  • Compumedics USA, Inc. (USA)
  • Covidien PLC (Ireland)
  • Covidien (USA)
  • Danmeter A/S (Denmark)
  • Draeger Southeast Asia Pte., Ltd. (Singapore)
  • EB Neuro SpA (Italy)
  • Masimo Corporation (USA)
  • Medatec Sprl (Belgium)
  • Medtronic, Inc. (USA)
  • Natus Medical, Inc. (USA)
  • Natus France (Deltamed & Alpine Biomed France) (France)
  • Philips Healthcare (USA)
  • Schwind Medizin-Technik (Germany)
  • Sigma Medizin-Technik GmbH (Germany)
  • Sleepmed, Inc. (USA)
  • Stellate Systems, Inc. (Canada)
  • Stoelting Company (USA)
  • XLTEK (Canada)
  • Zynex, Inc. (USA)

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