NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

U.S. Market for Patient Monitoring Devices 2011

In 2010, the U.S. patient monitoring market was valued at $3 billion, an increase of 3.5% over 2009.

The market for patient monitoring devices includes: - Multi-parameter vital sign monitors

- Intra-cranial pressure monitors and consumables

- Electromyogram devices and consumables

- Electroencephalogram monitors

- Sleep apnea monitors

- Cerebral oximeter monitors and consumables

- Fetal and neonatal monitors

- Pulse oximeter monitors, consumables and circuit boards

- Cardiac output devices and consumables

- Blood pressure monitors

In 2010, the U.S. patient monitoring market recovered from the global economic recession of 2008 and 2009. The market is expected to continue to expand as new technologies and evolving clinical practices drive growth.

Within the U.S. patient monitoring market, companies such as Edwards Lifesciences, GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Masimo, Nellcor and Spacelabs Healthcare lead the market, among many others. This report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of market revenues by device type, market forecasts through 2017, unit sales, average selling prices, market drivers and limiters and a detailed competitive analysis, including manufacturer market shares and product portfolios.

The executive summary of this report is also available.