DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Portable Ultrasound Devices Market" report to their offering.
The global portable ultrasound devices market was valued at USD 946.5 million in the year 2015 and it is expected to reach a market value of USD 1273.8 million by the year 2021, while growing at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period (2016-2021)
The new developments in portable ultrasound devices are mainly focused on increasing the ruggedness of the devices, by making them fit for remote use in addition to reducing the cost involved. Due to the introduction of portable ultrasound imaging devices, the spectrum of applications has extended to many areas like emergency medicine, critical care medicine and musculoskeletal. This is primarily to their point-of-care imaging ability. The fact supporting the increased confidence in this technology is the adoption of portable ultrasound devices by United States Army for on-field usage (devices manufactured by Sonosite).
The size of portable ultrasound devices market is increasing due to the increasing spectrum of applications along with increasing confidence in the technology combined with the rapid imaging ability of these devices and the current market situation which is far from reaching plateau. While the high cost of portable ultrasound Systems along with lack of dedicated training programs by companies and the dependency of this market on ambulatory/remote patient care infrastructure in a country are hindering the growth of this market.
In this report, the global portable ultrasound devices market has been segmented on the basis of type of device and the area of application. Based on type of device, this market has been segmented into portable bed side systems, hand carried systems and hand held systems. Based on the area of application, this market has been segmented into traditional areas (further sub segmented into radiology, gynecology and cardiology) of applications and emerging areas (emergency medicine, anesthesiology, critical care medicine and musculoskeletal) of applications.
There are several major players that are currently operating in this market and some of them include; Sonosite/Fujifilm, GE Healthcare, Hitachi Healthcare, Fukuda, Mindray, Toshiba Medical Systems, Philips Healthcare, Samsung Medical and Siemens Healthcare.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Key Inferences
5. Market Overview And Industry Trends
6. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, And Challenges Analysis
7. Global Portable Ultrasound Market, By Type Of Device
8. Global Portable Ultrasound Market, By Area Of Application
9. Global Portable Ultrasound Market, By Geography
10. Competitive Landscape
11. Company Profiles
12. Future Outlook Of The Market
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