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Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market

Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Electric, Non-Electric, Others), By Applications (Gynecological Cancer, Menstrual Disorders, Pregnancy Complications, Others), By End-User (Hospitals, Clinics, Diagnostic Centers, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Others) and By Region(North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, LATAM) Forecasts, 2024-2032

Report Code: SRMD56349DR
Study Period 2020-2032 CAGR 6.1%
Historical Period 2020-2022 Forecast Period 2024-2032
Base Year 2023 Base Year Market Size USD 358.20 million
Forecast Year 2032 Forecast Year Market Size USD 605.13 million
Largest Market North America Fastest Growing Market Asia-Pacific
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Market Overview

The global gynaecological examination chairs market size was valued at USD 358.20 million in 2023. It is estimated to reach 605.13 million by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 6.10% during the forecast period (2024–2032).

Gynecology examination chairs are specialized for gynecological procedures, prioritizing patient comfort and healthcare provider access. They feature adjustable height and position settings to accommodate various examination needs and patient sizes, along with leg supports like stirrups or holders for correct leg positioning. Some chairs include a tilt-back seat for added comfort. Made from durable, hygienic materials, these chairs are easy to clean. Additional features like armrests, storage options, and built-in lighting enhance convenience. Widely used in hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities, these chairs facilitate routine examinations, diagnostic procedures, and less invasive surgeries, ensuring optimal conditions for patients and healthcare providers.

Several factors such as increasing awareness about women's health and the importance of periodic gynecological tests, in addition to government and NGO initiatives promoting cervical testing programs have been key drivers for the market growth. Additionally, rising incidence of gynecological conditions such as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and other reproductive health issues necessitates regular examinations, boosting the demand for gynecological examination chairs.

Market Dynamics

Global Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market Drivers:

Growing Awareness and Screening Programs

The demand for gynecological examination chairs is significantly increasing due to increased awareness of women's health and the importance of regular checks. This increased awareness is due to a number of factors:

Governments and NGOs worldwide are engaged in a large education campaign aimed at informing women about the importance of regular gynecologist exams. For example, the American Cancer Society's 'Power of Pink' campaign is aimed at raising awareness about breast and gynecological cancers. The promotion of regular gynecological examinations and screening is also part of this.

National and international health bodies are implementing screening programs for diseases like cervical cancer. For example, regular screening and vaccination are encouraged by initiatives such as the WHO Global Strategy to accelerate the elimination of Cervical Cancer, driving the need for adequate examination facilities.

The increasing coverage of women's health issues in the media and on social media platforms has made it easier to raise awareness. For example, the UK charity Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust uses social media to encourage women to be screened for cervical cancer as part of its SmearForSmear campaign.

Local health authorities and NGOs often organize a community outreach programme, in underserved areas such as the Mobile Outreach Programme includes health education and screening programmes for cervical cancer, breast or oral cancers. In order to facilitate on site examinations, these mobile clinics are equipped with gynecological examination chairs.

Thus, all the above mentioned factors together are responsible for the gynaecological examination chairs market growth.

Increasing Prevalence of Gynecological Disorders:

The rising incidence of gynecological conditions such as cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and endometriosis significantly drives the need for regular gynecological examinations, thereby increasing the demand for gynecological examination chairs.

Cervical Cancer:

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers among women worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women, with an estimated around 660,000 new cases and around 350,000 deaths in 2022.

This high incidence of cervical cancer has led to widespread screening programs such as Pap smears and HPV testing, which require regular gynecological exams. For instance, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that women aged 21 to 65 undergo routine cervical cancer screening, significantly increasing the need for gynecological examination chairs in healthcare facilities.

Ovarian Cancer:

Ovarian cancer, known as a "silent killer" due to its late detection, requires regular gynecological exams for early detection and ongoing monitoring. The American Cancer Society estimates that about 21,410 women in the United States will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2021.  Increased awareness about risk factors such as family history and genetic predispositions (e.g., BRCA mutations) has led to more women undergoing regular check-ups and genetic counseling. The use of gynecological examination chairs is often needed for thorough examinations and ultrasound evaluations during these visits.


Endometriosis affects approximately 10% (190 million) of reproductive age women and girls globally as per (WHO). It is a chronic condition that cause severe pain and fertility issues, necessitating regular gynecological evaluations to manage symptoms and monitor treatment progress. Diagnosing endometriosis often involves a series of pelvic exams, ultrasounds, and sometimes laparoscopies, all of which require the use of gynecological examination chairs.  Continuous monitoring of the condition also leads to frequent visits to gynecologists.

Global Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market Restraint:

Limited Access in Developing Regions

A significant barrier to the global market is the limited availability of gynaecological examination chairs in developing countries. Lack of health care facilities and limited budgets are often found in these regions, with a priority given to basic services over equipment for treatment. In addition, their availability is further restricted by the cost of these chairs and the need to maintain them and provide technical assistance. As a result, the necessary gynaecological examination chairs may not be available to healthcare facilities in developing regions and their quality of care is affected.

Global Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market Opportunities:

Increasing Government Investment in Healthcare Infrastructure

More healthcare facilities, especially in rural and underserved areas, can be set up as a result of increased investment in health infrastructure. This will increase the demand for gynaecology examination chairs to be used in these facilities. Preventive care is often a priority of governments that invest in healthcare infrastructure. An essential part of preventive care for women, gynaecological examinations are increasingly becoming a necessity and increasing the demand for examination chairs.

The adoption of advanced technologies in healthcare, such as Digital and Remote Health solutions, can be facilitated by government investments. In this way, more advanced gynecological examination chairs with telemedicine capability could be adopted. Additionally, government investment can also catalyze public-private partnerships, which could lead to innovative financing models for the procurement of gynaecological examination chairs, further driving market growth.

Overall, by widening access to healthcare services and modernizing health facilities, the growing government investment in health infrastructure will create a conducive environment for market growth of gynaecology examination chairs.

Regional Analysis

Based on region, the global gynaecological examination chairs market share is bifurcated into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

North America Dominates the Global Market

North America is the most significant global gynaecological examination chairs market shareholder and is expected to expand substantially during the forecast period.  The region has a higher level of healthcare expenditure per capita than the rest of the world and allows health care facilities to invest in advanced medical equipment.

In addition, North America is a hub for technological innovation in healthcare, leading to the development of ergonomic designs, advanced features, and integration with digital systems in gynecological examination chairs. The region has also witnessed a rise in the incidence of gynecological disorders, driving the demand for gynecological examinations and related equipment.

The United States market for gynaecological examination chairs is leading in terms of market share due to rising cases of gynecological cancers, with over 21,000 new cases of ovarian cancer and over 14,000 deaths expected this year along with awareness campaigns like National Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month in the country encouraging preventive health screening. Such developments reflect the increasing demand for gynecological examination chairs.

Canada is expected to become a key player in the global gynaecological examination chairs market. The government initiatives to improve women's healthcare and access to gynecological services and the rising awareness among women about the importance of regular gynecological check-ups, are expected to boost the demand for gynecological examination chairs in the country.

Asia Pacific region is expected to emerge in gynaecological examination chairs market. Many countries in the Asia Pacific region are investing in developing their healthcare infrastructure, including the construction of new hospitals and clinics. This creates opportunities for the adoption of gynecological examination chairs in these facilities.

China gynaecological examination chairs market has a major role in shaping the dynamics of the Asia-Pacific gynaecological examination chairs industry. Major Chinese manufacturers like Mindray Medical International Limited, Comen Medical Instruments Co., Ltd., and Suzhou Huarui Medical Equipment Co., Ltd., among others are active players in the gynecological examination chairs market, offering innovative examination chair solutions to meet healthcare needs.

India is expected to emerge in gynaecological examination chairs industry. Key manufacturers such as medifa and its partner Jindal Enterprise installing mobile operating tables at the All India Institute of Medical Science in Bhubaneshwar, India, highlights the efforts of global players to meet the growing demand for gynecological examination chairs in the Asia Pacific region through partnerships and innovative solutions.

Thus, the factors above are estimated to boost the Asia-Pacific gynaecological examination chairs market growth.

Report Scope

Report Metric Details
By Product
  1. Electric
  2. Non-Electric
  3. Others
By Applications
  1. Gynecological Cancer
  2. Menstrual Disorders
  3. Pregnancy Complications
  4. Others
By End-User
  1. Hospitals
  2. Clinics
  3. Diagnostic Centers
  4. Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  5. Others
Company Profiles medifa Optomic Surgitech. Tronwind Industries Co. Limited, Midmark India Pvt Ltd. Zhangjiagang Medi Medical Equipment Co., ltd. Tecnodent S.R.L. Bawariamed d.o.o. SCHMITZ medical GmbH ATMOS MedizinTechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Geographies Covered
North America U.S. Canada
Europe U.K. Germany France Spain Italy Russia Nordic Benelux Rest of Europe
APAC China Korea Japan India Australia Singapore Taiwan South East Asia Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle East and Africa UAE Turkey Saudi Arabia South Africa Egypt Nigeria Rest of MEA
LATAM Brazil Mexico Argentina Chile Colombia Rest of LATAM
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends
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Segmental Analysis

The global gynaecological examination chairs market is segmented by product, application and end-user.

Based on product, the global gynaecological examination chairs market is divided into electric, non-electric, and others.

The electric segment of the market for Gynecological Examination Chairs is dominant. In particular, this is due to a growing demand for high quality and effective medical devices which offer improved functionality, ease of use as well as increased comfort in patients. In order to make healthcare providers and patients more comfortable, electric gynecological examination chairs are usually equipped with features such as adjustment of height and positioning.  The dominant position of the electric segment in the market is also reinforced by a growing emphasis on technological innovations in healthcare infrastructure.

For example, Novak M, a prominent medical furniture manufacturer, has launched the Gynecological Examination Table S, designed for seamless transition from a general examination table to a specialized gynecological table. This table offers adjustable height via a rolling foot switch, ensuring ease of use. It boasts superior hygiene standards, premium leather cushioning, and adjustable Gopel leg supports, ensuring optimal patient comfort and positioning.

Such innovations by key manufacturers in the industry are driving the growth of the market.

Based on application, the global gynaecological examination chairs market is divided into gynecological cancer, menstrual disorders, pregnancy complications, and others.

The gynecological cancer segment dominates the global market. This is due to the increasing prevalence of gynecological cancers, including ovarian, cervical, uterine, and vulva cancers, rising awareness about early detection and treatment, and the growing emphasis on regular screenings and advanced diagnostic procedures. The demand for specialized examination chairs in this sector is driven by the above-mentioned factors.

For instance, according to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 114,810 new cases of gynecologic cancers are diagnosed in the U.S. in 2023, with approximately 34,020 deaths from these cancers. The need for efficient diagnostic and treatment equipment is underlined by these alarming statistics, which are resulting in increased demand for specialized gynecologists' chairs.

 Moreover, in March 2023, Roche Diagnostics India has partnered with the Cancer Awareness Prevention and Early Detection Trust (CAPED) to launch a cervical cancer screening program. This collaboration aims to combat cervical cancer in India, which accounts for nearly 77,000 deaths annually among Indian women. Increased investment in high quality gynecological examination chairs capable of handling these advanced procedures can be achieved through such partnerships for modern screening methods.

Based on the end-user, the global gynaecological examination chairs market is bifurcated into hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, ambulatory surgical centers, and others.

Hospital segment dominates the global gynaecological examination chairs market.   High rates of gynecological examinations and procedures in hospitals with a lot of patients, as well as the combination of hospital and outpatient services contribute to the need for specialised gynaecologic examination chairs. In support of complicated surgical procedures such as hysterectomy or laparotomy, chairs provide stability and comfort. In addition to other specialised equipment, hospitals' larger budgets allow them to invest in these chairs with a view to improving patient care for conditions such as endometriosis, fibroids and reproductive disorder. This investment will increase the clinical outcomes in order to guarantee patient comfort and efficiency of healthcare professionals.

Consequently, these factors account for a significant share of hospitals in the market for gynaecological examination chairs.

Market Size By Product

Market Size By Product
  • Electric
  • Non-Electric
  • Others
  • Recent Developments

    • February 2024- Malvestio Spa has developed chairs with BioCote technology, which provides antimicrobial properties that reduce the presence of bacteria, mold, and fungi on the chair's surface, ensuring higher hygiene standards.?

    Analyst’s Perspective:

     According to our research analysts, the gynecological chair sector is undergoing a transformative phase due to changing patterns of healthcare and technological progress. The increasing focus on patient comfort and procedural effectiveness is one of the key growth drivers. In order to enhance the patient experience and optimise clinical procedures, manufacturers are integrating ergonomic designs and innovative features such as electric adjustments, memory foam cushions, and intuitive control panels.  In addition, demand for multifunctional chairs that meet a broad range of gynecological procedures is growing on the market and this has contributed to industry growth. Another important development is the growing use of environmentally friendly materials and manufacturing practices, as a reflection of industry's commitment to environmental responsibility. Nevertheless, manufacturers are encouraged to innovate and differentiate their product lines in response to challenges such as strict regulatory requirements and price pressure.

    Overall, the gynecological chair industry is characterized by a focus on innovation, sustainability, and patient-centricity, driving its development within the healthcare industry.

    Key Players

    Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market Share of Key Players

    Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market Share of Key Players
    medifa Optomic Surgitech. Tronwind Industries Co. Limited, Midmark India Pvt Ltd. Zhangjiagang Medi Medical Equipment Co., ltd. Tecnodent S.R.L. Bawariamed d.o.o. SCHMITZ medical GmbH ATMOS MedizinTechnik GmbH & Co. KG Others

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    How Big is Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market?
    The global gynaecological examination chairs market was valued at USD 358.20 million in 2023. It is estimated to reach 605.13 million by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 6.10% during the forecast period (2024–2032).
    The key players in the global gynaecological examination chairs market are medifa, Optomic, Surgitech. Tronwind Industries Co., Limited, Midmark India Pvt Ltd. , Zhangjiagang Medi Medical Equipment Co., ltd., Tecnodent S.R.L., Bawariamed d.o.o., SCHMITZ medical GmbH, and ATMOS MedizinTechnik GmbH & Co. KG
    North America has held a dominant position in the global market, with the largest Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market share.
    The Asia Pacific region has experienced the highest growth rate in the Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market.
    The global Gynaecological Examination Chairs Market report is segmented as follows: By Products, By Applications, By End-User and By Region

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