Medical Ultrasound Devices: Technologies and Global Markets
The global market for medical ultrasound sensors was valued at $5.6 billion in 2010 and nearly $6 billion in 2011. The market should reach $8.1 billion in 2016 after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%.
- An overview of medical diagnostic acoustic sensors and opportunities in radiology, cardiology, obstetrics/gynecology, surgical, urology, musculoskeletal, and endoscopic
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2010, estimates for 2011, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2016
- Identification of the basic components of the technology
- Trends in the healthcare industry affecting the demand for sensors
- A breakdown of technological developments and R&D
- Comprehensive company profiles of leading manufacturers
- Patent analysis.
The scope of this study encompasses the major types of medical ultrasound technologies. BCC analyzes each medical ultrasound technology application type, determines its current market status, examines its impact on future markets and presents forecasts of growth over the next five years. Technological issues including the latest trends are discussed.
BCC analyzes the industry on a worldwide basis, both from a manufacturing and demand point of view. We examine government regulation and medical ultrasound industry organizations and activities in the major regions of the world.
Carlet Auguste is president and CEO of Efficiency Engineering Inc., a consulting firm that provides technology engineering services to corporations and nonprofit organizations. He consults regularly with government and private industry companies from a variety of engineering fields to help create technological innovations for the private sector as well as government customers needing technological solutions for national defense. He previously worked for a U.S. government agency in the area of intelligence and security.