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Global Spending on Medical Imaging Equipment Exceeded $21 Billion in 2010

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- cites in its newly published "Medical Imaging Markets" report that global spending on medical imaging equipment exceeded $21 billion in 2010. For more information, visit:

Medical imaging can be categorized into nine main modalities: X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, mammography and fluoroscopy. Globally, X-ray is the most used imaging procedure with about 108 million X-ray exams per year. MRI is second with 26 million examinations per year. PET, SPECT, CT and nuclear medicine rank third with 30 million examinations per year. Picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and contrast agents are the sub-segments in medical imaging market that have gained significant growth in recent years. As such, the global medical imaging industry is primed to experience significant expansion throughout the decade.

The "Medical Imaging Markets" report covers:

  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
  • Hybrid Modalities
  • Mammography
  • Digital Radiography/Computed Radiography (DR/CR)
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Cardiac CT Imaging
  • CT Angiography
  • Nuclear Medicine in Cardiac Imaging
  • MRI vs. SPECT in Cardiac Procedures
  • Echocardiography in Cardiac Imaging
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

The "Medical Imaging Markets" report examines companies manufacturing medical imaging equipment and supplies in the world. Companies covered include: 3mensio Medical, Agfa HealthCare, Analogic, Ardent Sound, Avreo, Biosound Esaote, BK Medical, BRIT Systems, Canon, Focus Surgery, Fonar, Fujifilm, Fukuda Denshi, GE Healthcare, Hitachi Medical, Hologic, InfiMed, Intelerad, Konica Minolta, Lantheus, Lumedx, Median, Medis, Medison, Medtronic, NanoScan, NovaRad, Phantom Laboratory, Philips Healthcare, Sectra Medical, Schick Technologies, ScImage, Siemens Healthcare, Shimadzu, SonoSite, Spacelabs Healthcare, Syntermed, TeraMedica, TeraRecon, TomTec Imaging, Toshiba, UltraRAD, Varian, Vepro, Vidar Systems, Vital Images, VuCOMP and Xoran.

Detailed charts with sales forecasts and marketshare data are included. For more information, visit:

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