Research and Markets: Global Ultrasound Equipment Market 2011-2015 Report …

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DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (
has announced the addition of the “Global
Ultrasound Equipment Market 2011-2015″
report to their offering.

TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Ultrasound Equipment market to
grow at a CAGR of 4.9 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key
factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in sales of
3D and 4D ultrasound equipment. The Global Ultrasound Equipment market
has also been witnessing the growth of the Refurbished Ultrasound
Equipment segment. However, the slow growth in developed countries could
pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

Key vendors dominating this market space include GE Healthcare Ltd.,
Hitachi Medical Corp., Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, and
Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. The report also includes other vendors
such as Esaote SpA, Samsung Medison Co. Ltd., SonoSite Inc., TomTec
Imaging Systems GmbH, Fujifilm Corp. and Zonare Medical Systems GmbH.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s Healthcare team
said; The Global Ultrasound Equipment market has been experiencing a
significant increase in sales of portable ultrasound equipment in recent
years. Hand-carried ultrasound or portable medical ultrasound equipment
is capturing a significant share in the Global Ultrasound Equipment
market because it is capable of providing adequate support for standard
imaging procedures at the point of care. Many medical ultrasound
equipment vendors are coming up with different portable devices to
increase their market shares. Moreover, radiology departments across the
world are replacing their traditional cart-based systems with the latest
portable medical ultrasound equipment.

According to the report, the increased sales of 3D and 4D medical
ultrasound equipment is one of the major growth factors of the Global
Ultrasound Equipment market during the forecast period.

Further, the report also discusses that inexperienced or untrained
technicians and healthcare professionals is another risk factor
hindering this market.

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About the Author:

Paul Khunkhun, serving Southern California since 1998. Paul is the owner of MDIS. He is a Board Certified Ultrasound Sonographer with RDCS and RVT credentialing. He is also pending ICAEL accreditation.

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