Electroencephalography (EEG) and an electromyography (EMG) are diagnostic techniques used to measure the electrical activity in human body. An EEG measures electrical activity in the human brain while an EMG measures electrical activity in the muscles. Both of these diagnostic tests are performed using equipment that detects the electrical potential generated by brain or muscle cells. EEG is largely used to diagnose epilepsy, sleep disorders, encephalopathies, brain death, and coma. Whereas, EMG is advised for the diagnosis of nerve compressions or injuries, such as nerve root injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other disorders of the muscles or nerves. The global EEG and EMG market is growing at a fast pace by dint of the aging population and the ensuing burden of critical diseases such as Parkinson’s and Epilepsy, where neurological monitoring for disease progression is critical for effective treatment. One of the prime driving factors towards this growth is the increased demand for digitized EEG and EMG systems. Ongoing research activities in the area of cerebral and spinal disorders have also added to the popularity of EEG and EMG equipment market.
The global EEG and EMG market is segmented on the basis of application, primary components and geography. The application segment is further categorized into Routine EEG, Sleep EEG, Ambulatory EEG and Video telemetry for EEG whereas Needle EMG, Nerve conduction studies and Evoked potentials are segmentation for EMG market. On the basis of primary components, the EEG and EMG equipment market is segmented into Electrodes, Amplifiers, Photic flash and Computer and Software. The EEG recording electrodes and their proper functioning are critical for acquiring appropriately high quality data for interpretations and references. Based on geography, the global EEG and EMG market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and LAMEA. Although North America and Europe occupy a majority of the global EEG and EMG equipment market, Asia-Pacific is expected to be the most lucrative region, owing to a considerable increase in the number of specialized neuro-care centers, hospitals/ clinics and monitoring practices.
Some of the key players in this market include Compumedics Limited, Covidien Limited, Natus Medical Inc., NeuroWave Systems Inc., Electrical Geodesics Inc., Cadwell Laboratories Inc., Nihon Kohden America Inc. and Noraxon U.S.A.; Inc. Market players are working towards technology development in the EEG/EMG equipment eg: Compumedics has launched a new innovative long term electroencephalography monitoring (LTEM) product - Neuvo.
KEY MARKET SEGMENTS
The global EEG and EMG market is segmented into three major categories: application, primary components and geography.
MARKET BY APPLICATION
MARKET BY PRIMARY COMPONENTS
MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY