Apheresis Market - Applications, Procedures, Devices & Disposables - Forecasts To 2017

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Dublin, Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x6jn56/apheresis_market) has announced the addition of the "Apheresis Market - Applications (Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis,RBC/Erythrocytapheresis,Leukapheresis,Photopheresis), Procedures (Therapeutic & Donor Apheresis/Automated Blood Component Collection), Devices & Disposables - Forecasts To 2017" report to their offering.

Apheresis is a process in which blood of a donor/patient is passed through a medical device, which separates one or more components of blood and returns the remaining with or without extracorporeal treatment or replacement of separated component.

Apheresis involves devices and disposables that leverage centrifugation and membrane separation/filtration technologies to separate blood components. Apheresis applications market studied in this report is segmented as plasmapheresis, plateletapheresis, erythrocytapheresis, leukapheresis, and other applications based on the various components collected in apheresis collection and therapeutic apheresis.

The apheresis market is driven by the advantages of apheresis collection over the whole blood collection, huge demand for plasma in plasma fractionation and research for new applications of therapeutic apheresis. However, the cost of capital investment involved and the challenges in recruiting donors for apheresis collection are inhibiting the growth of this market. The global apheresis market was valued at $1,140.8 million in 2012 and is expected to reach $1,922.4 million by 2017 growing at a CAGR of 11.0% from 2012 to 2017. The application of therapeutic apheresis for pediatric treatment is an uncaptured market and represents a prospective opportunity in the future.

North America holds the largest market share of close to 50%, followed by Europe in 2012. In the next five years, emerging countries are estimated to register the highest growth rate, primarily due to increasing investments and huge demand for blood components from countries like China and India with large population

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Global Apheresis Market, By Procedure

5 Global Apheresis Market, By Product Type

6 Global Apheresis Market, By Technology

7 Global Apheresis Market, By Application

8 Geographic Analysis

9 Competitive Landscape

10 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

  • Asahi Kasei Medical Co., Ltd.
  • B. Braun Melsungen Ag
  • Cerus Corporation
  • Fenwal, Inc.
  • Fresenius Medical Care Ag & Co. Kgaa
  • Haemonetics Corporation
  • Hemacare Corporation
  • Kaneka Corporation
  • Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc.
  • Medica S.P.A
  • Nikkiso Co., Ltd.
  • Terumo Bct, Inc.
  • Therakos, Inc.

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