An operating room refers to a room in hospital or a clinic where patients undergo surgical procedures. Proper sterile conditions are maintained in the operating rooms to prevent any further infection to the patients. Operating room equipment market is increasing at a significant rate due to increase in the number of operating rooms in the hospitals. In addition, technological advancements in the field are driving the global market for operating room equipment. Operating table refers to a table on which the patient lies while the surgery is performed on him. It is an essential equipment in the operating room. Various types of operating table are available in the market based on its applications. An operating table may be fixed or portable in nature. The main function of an operating table is to give appropriate posture and keep him in the pest position so that surgical procedure can be performed effectively. It also allows a surgeon to change the position, if required, easily. On the basis of technology, the global operating tables market can be classified into powered operating tables and non-operating tables. The global market for powered operating tables is increasing the significant rate due to ease provided to the surgeon by these powered operating tables while performing surgery.
North America dominates the global operating tables market, followed by Europe and Asia. This is due to better infrastructure and high demand of operating tables in the North American region. In addition, technological advancement and improved healthcare facilities are driving the market for operating tables in the North America. Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions are expected to have high growth rates for operating tables market, due to increase in the number of operating rooms in these regions. Global market for operating tables is expected to be driven by various factors such as cost effectiveness, new and advanced technology involved. Some of the other drivers which are expected to drive the operating tables market include increasing hospital going population and rising government initiatives for enhancing healthcare infrastructure. However, economic slowdown throughout the globe is expected to inhibit the global operating tables market.
Some of the major factors driving the global market for operating tables include increasing number of ambulatory surgical centers and rising demand for hybrid operating rooms. In addition, technological advancements in the field and high adoption rate for operating tables with new technology are driving the global market for operating tables. Various advantages offered with the use of operating table such as reduced surgery timings and ease to surgeons also drives the global operating table market. However, some of the important factors which restrain the global market for operating tables include high cost involved and lack of skilled medical professionals for proper handling of operating tables.
Growing demographics and economies in the developing countries such as India and China are expected to offer good opportunities for the global operating tables market. Increasing demand for automatic, remote-controlled operating tables is expected to offer good opportunities for the global operating tables market. In addition, increasing applications of operating tables is expected to offer good opportunities to the market. Some of the major trends that have been observed in the global market for operating tables include companies involved in R&D for new innovative products for better efficiency. Some of the major companies involved in the global operating tables market are Berchtold GmbH & Co. KG, Skytron, Steris Corp and TRUMPF Medizin Systeme GmbH+ CO. KG. Some other companies having significant presence in the global operating tables market are Getinge AB, Eschmann Equipment, Denyers International Pty Ltd., Stille AB and Mizuho Ikakogyo Co., Ltd.
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