Paediatric Medical Device Market Expected to Boost during 2018 To 2023
Paediatric Medical Device Market Expected to Boost during 2018 To 2023

Pediatric medical devices are used for the treatment and care of infants and children below 18 years having some healthcare issues. Many of the pediatric medical devices are especially designed and developed for children, but in some cases, adult devices are also used. Market for pediatric medical devices is growing tremendously due to rising incidence of disease among children, rising child bearing age among women, increasing number of children with chronic heart diseases, rising number of pediatric hospitals and clinics. Moreover, increasing number of initiatives by the regulatory organization has also supported the market growth. For instance, to support the development and availability of safe and effective pediatric medical devices FDA has taken initiatives like they are collaborating with the Institute of Medicine for the effectiveness of post-market surveillance of pediatric medical devices. While due to the lack of significant biocompatibility and safety criteria for the medical devices have restrained the growth of pediatric medical device market. Moreover, the other major restraint for the market is design compatible pediatric devices that can provide appropriate care to the pediatric patients.

Global market of pediatric medical device is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 10.5% during the forecast period 2017-2023.


Global pediatric medical device market has been segmented on the basis of types of devices which includes infant caps, infant incubators, bili lights, newborn hearing screener, infant warmer, cranial orthosis, atrial septal defect occlude, cerebrospinal fluid shunt and others. Other devices include pulse oximeter for infants and automated external defibrillator. On the basis of end users, the market is segmented into hospitals, pediatric clinics and others.

Regional Analysis:

Globally, pediatric medical device market consists of four regions namely Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa. America is the largest market for pediatric medical devices whose growth is attributed to an increase in incidence of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and obesity, rising awareness about adolescent health and rising demand of medical devices in pediatric hospitals and clinics. According to National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, 17.6 percent children and adolescents aged between 2 to 19 which is about 1 in 6 were considered to have obesity, and about 1 in 17 (6 percent) were considered to have extreme obesity in US.

Europe is the second largest market owing to prevalence of obesity, disease among children, increasing number pediatric clinics and demand of innovative medical devices for children.

Asia Pacific shows a steady and positive growth in this market, owing to increasing awareness regarding child health & prevention of diseases which are common among children. Incidence of obesity and insulin dependent diabetes in children is found be high in India and China. Population growth and premature child birth is also driving the growth of this market in Asia Pacific.

The market shows an increasing growth in Middle East & Africa due top prevalence of malnutrition among children in African countries. Middle East & African market for pediatric medical devices also shows high growth opportunities due to increase in government’s initiatives to fight against malnutrition.

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Key Players

Abbott (U.S), General Electric Company (U.S), Johnson & Johnson Private Limited (U.S),  Medtronic (Ireland), Siemens AG (Germany), Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Netherland), Novamed (U.S), Phoenix Medical Systems USA (U.S), Phoenix Medical Systems (P) Ltd. (India),  Pega Medical (U.S)



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