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August 01, 2011 11:20 ET

Diagnostic Imaging Market Is Expected to Reach $26.6 Billion by 2016

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2011) - MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Diagnostic Imaging (CT, MRI, X-Ray & Ultrasound) Market - Competitive Landscape & Forecasts from 2010 to 2016," to their collection of Medical Imaging market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=6463138

The global diagnostic imaging market is expected to grow from $20.7 billion in 2010 to $26.6 billion by 2016, at an estimated CAGR of 4.2% from 2011 to 2016. Increasing aging population and widening applications of diagnostic imaging due to continuous developments are predominantly driving the diagnostic imaging market. In addition, increasing awareness amongst consumers regarding preventive care and development of products that result in harmless imaging is further receiving a boost.

The emerging trend that is catching interest of the players is fusion of nuclear imaging with different modalities of diagnostic imaging products. The merging of imaging modalities such as PET/CT, SPECT/CT, and MRI/PET help in providing full gamut of imaging scans through the same unit and at the same time. Further, portable diagnostic equipments are also facing an immense demand from physicians.

X-ray constituted the largest percentage share of around 34% share in 2010; followed by Ultrasound (21%), CT scan (19.5%), MRI (18.5%), and nuclear medicine (7%). With respect to geographies, the market is dominated by America with a total market share of around 36.3% in 2010, followed by Europe (27.3%), Asia (27%), and ROW (9.4%).

GE (U.S.), Philips (The Netherlands), and Siemens (Germany) together constitute the majority of the market with Philips market share equaled to GE due to increased focus towards the emerging market. The other players that are rapidly gaining presence in the market are Toshiba (Japan), Hitachi (Japan), and Hologic (U.S.).

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