The portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines are specially used for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It normally occurs in around 25% of men and around 10% of women. This machine can be used by people of all ages including children and babies. These portable machines has wide adoption in most of the regions has they are easy to use as well as can be carried due to its light weight and smaller size. Moreover, based on the age group or types of OSA such as mild or sever, the portable CPAP machines has different masks such as nasal pillow mask, nasal mask and full mask. Moreover, due to onset of COVID-19 pandemic, the global portable CPAP machines have shown positive impact and growth in the market. In most of the region, people were told to use portable CPAP machines as an alternative solution for ventilators, as there was shortage of ventilators for the people. Apart from this, many companies in this market continued their production activities to ensure the product supply on global level due to the rising demand for CPAP machines as they have been used to provide relief to COVID-19 patients.
Furthermore, there is rise in adoption of individuals towards advanced portable CPAP machines by the travelers as they cannot carry the big machines and this portable machines are easy to use and is light in weight and compact in size. Apart from this, the portable CPAP machines can be even worn on the wrist and is connected to the nose or mouth such that the patient can have a sound sleep while travelling. Hence, this factors are increasing the growth of the market globally. In addition, the portable CPAP machines are used in various end-uses such as personal use and hospital, whereas the personal use segment is dominating the portable CPAP machines. The portable CPAP machines are widely used by the people for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OBS) and other breathing related problem such as respiratory failure, after lung surgery or transplant, and chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD), among others. Therefore, the demand for portable CPAP machines are rising among people.
Major players in the global portable CPAP machines market are GE Healthcare (General Electric Company), ResMed Corp., Philips Respironics (Koninklijke Philips N.V.), Nihon Kohden Corporation, LivaNova PLC, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited, Curative Medical Inc., Compumedics Ltd., Aeonmed Co., Ltd. and Invacare Corporation.
Trends and Future Outlook:
- Rising advancements in the portability of the CPAP machines is increasing the adoption of the market
- High adoption of portable CPAP machines due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic crisis