ENT is an area of medicine dealing with treatment of human body parts namely ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and few related areas such as neck and face. The medical disorders treated by ENT physicians include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring, sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies, hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness and neck cancer. Ear, nose and throat specialists or otolaryngologists have specific tools for treating patients well as using general surgery instruments and devices. These highly customized ENT chairs are designed according to the need of orthopedic comfort. ENT chair consists of three main parts, namely, back rest, seat, and leg rest. ENT chair helps in mobility of patient or improvement in comfort during various surgical operation. ENT chair market is expected to witness strong growth due to increase in number of private and government clinics and hospitals in last few years.
Furthermore, ENT chair includes features such as height-adjustable, reclining, adjustable backrest, tilting and convertible. ENT chairs operations can be performed by following mechanics mechanical, electric, hydraulic, electromechanical and elctro-hydraulic. ENT chairs is basic necessity of otolaryngologist. Moreover, increase in number of otolaryngologists is expect to support the growth in ENT chairs market over the forecast period.
ENT Chairs Market Taxonomy
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Otolaryngologist fuels the growth of ENT chairs
Otolaryngology is the oldest medical specialty in U.S. Otolaryngologists are physicians trained in medical and surgical management and treat patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT) and related structure of face and neck. Increasing in the number of such diseases are expected to fuel the market of ENT chairs. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) around 30.0 million people were diagnosed with sinusitis which was about 12.1% of adults of the U.S. population in 2015 which significantly shows that there is rise in market of ENT chairs. Also 360 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss and 32 million of these are children according to W.H.O in 2016 which also fuels the market of ENT chairs.
Regional growth engines of ENT chair market
Approximately one third of the people over 65 years of age are affected by disabling hearing loss and according to W.H.O prevalence of this age group was greatest in South Asia, Asia Pacific and sub-Saharan Africa. Whereas in the U.S. there were 9,642 otolaryngologists in practice according to ENT journal in 2013 which determine that there is growth in market of ENT chair in U.S.
Key players supporting the growth of ENT chair market
Manufactures are focused on offering advanced features to ENT chairs at affordable prices to gain a competitive edge in the market. Growing number of individual clinics further augments is increasing the market of ENT chair. Key players operating in global ENT chair market include Atmos Medical, Heinemann Medizintechnik, Haag Streit, Optomic, Chammed, Global Surgical, BOKEER, Mega Medical, Nagashima Medical, Arsimed Medical, Innotech Medical and Olsen.