The global nuclear imaging equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8%, during 2017 – 2023.
Increasing geriatric population drives the global market
According to the study, the global nuclear imaging equipment market is likely to grow significantly during the forecast period, due to rising prevalence of cancer and cardiovascular diseases, increasing geriatric population and increasing prevalence of neurological disorders. In addition, rising healthcare expenditure and launch of technologically advanced products contribute to the growth of the overall market. High cost of imaging techniques is the key factor restraining the global market growth.
Insights on market segments
As per the findings of the research, based on products, the SPECT is the largest category, in the global nuclear imaging equipment market. Hybrid SPECT, further forms the larger part of the global market for SPECT. Oncology has been the largest application of the global market, followed by cardiology, neurology and others. Hospitals has been the largest end user of nuclear imaging equipment, followed by diagnostic centers, research institutes and others.
North America stands as the largest nuclear imaging equipment market
Geographically, North America has been the largest market for nuclear imaging equipment, with the U.S. being the largest contributor to the regional market. Increasing prevalence of cancer and cardiovascular diseases and presence of technological advanced products has been driving the growth of the North American market for nuclear imaging equipment. In Europe, Germany has been the largest contributor to the market for nuclear imaging equipment, followed by France and the U.K. The market is expected to witness the fastest growth in Asia-Pacific, during 2017 – 2023, owing to increasing cases of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders and increasing geriatric population.
Key players in the nuclear imaging equipment market
Some of the key players in the global nuclear imaging equipment market include Siemens AG, GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Digirad Corporation and Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd., Cannon Inc., DDD Diagnostics, CMR Naviscan Corporation, SurgicEye GmbH and Mediso Medical Imaging Systems Ltd.
News Courtesy: P&S Market Research