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Global Medical Ultrasound Equipment Market

  • May 2014
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Medical Ultrasound Equipment in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 34 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Analogic Corporation
Esaote SPA
GE Healthcare
Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd.
Hitachi Aloka America

Table Of Contents

Global Medical Ultrasound Equipment Market



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
By Application Area I-3
A. Radiology I-3
B. Cardiology I-4
C. Obstetrics/Gynecology I-4
D. Vascular I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Medical Imaging Market: A Prelude II-1
Medical Ultrasound Equipment: An Overview II-2
Ultrasound Equipment: The Most Cost-Effective of All Imaging
Modalities II-3
Table 1: Cost Comparison of Different Imaging Modalities II-3
Ultrasound Holds its Fort in the Medical Imaging Market II-3
Key Drivers of the Medical Ultrasound Equipment II-5
Improving Healthcare Expenditure Turbo Charges Demand II-5
Table 2: Per-Capita Healthcare Expenditure in Select Regions
(2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 3: Top 20 Countries with the Highest Healthcare
Spending as a Percentage of GDP: 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-6

Table 4: Healthcare Spending as a Percentage of GDP in BRICS
Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Table 5: Top 10 Countries with Highest Government Spending on
Health Care (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Table 6: Top 10 Countries with Highest Private Spending on
Health Care (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Rising Healthcare Needs of Aging Global Population Drives
Demand for Ultrasound Equipment II-8
Table 7: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group
(2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Table 8: Over-65 Years Population as a % of Total Population
(2010 and 2020P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Replacement Sales to Maintain Momentum in the Mature,
Developed Regions II-10
Developing Regions to Drive Future Growth, Led by Asia-Pacific II-10
Radiology Dominates Ultrasound Equipment Application, While
Cardiology and Gynecology Propel Growth II-12
Technological Advancements Boost Ultrasound Market II-12
Expanding Clinical Applications: A Harbinger for Growth II-12
Demand for Refurbished Equipment on the Rise II-13
Table 9: Global Refurbished Diagnostic Devices Market by
Product Category (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales
for CT, MRI, Ultrasound, X-rays, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
Portable Devices Create Revolution in the Ultrasound Equipment
Market II-13
Major Challenges II-14

2. TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS II-15
A Snapshot of Major Technological Trends in Medical Ultrasound II-15
Hand-Carried Ultrasound (HCU) Devices II-15
Real-time 3D or 4D Ultrasound Imaging II-15
Tissue Harmonic Imaging II-16
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) II-16
Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (CMUT) or
Silicon Transducers II-16
Automated Ultrasound Scanning II-17
Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration II-17
Surgical Ultrasound II-17
Elastography Ultrasound II-18
D.S.D. (Dynamic Slow-motion Display) II-18
Metamaterial II-18

3. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES II-19
Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment Market Witness a Slew of
Acquisitions II-19
Growing Prominence of 3D Technology in Medical Applications II-19
Ultrasound 3D Imaging Market on a Strong Growth Path II-20
Medical Cloud: A New Chapter in Information Sharing II-20
4-D Imaging: Adding a New Dimension to the Ultrasound Market II-20
Comparison of 2D, 3D, and 4D Ultrasound Imaging Technologies II-21
Portable Ultrasound Systems Lends Traction to Point-of-Care
Imaging II-21
Select Portable/Point-of-Care Ultrasound Machines II-22
Hand-held Ultrasound: A Threat to Conventional Stethoscopes? II-23
Differential Tissue Harmonics Imaging (DTHI) Transforms
Ultrasound Technology II-23
Echocardiography: The Largest Growth Area II-24
Ultrasound for Therapeutic Applications: Largely Untapped II-24
Select FDA Approved Modes for Ultrasound Therapy II-25
Real-time Color Doppler System - A New Advancement in
Ultrasound Technology II-25
Ultrasound Aided Insertion of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters II-25
Advancements in Ultrasound Fusion Technology II-25
Ultrasound and MRI Imaging: An Efficient Combination II-26
Specific Contrast Agents: Expand Ultrasound Applications II-26
Commercially Available Contrast Agents for Cardiology
Applications II-27
Ultrasound Contrast Offers Significant Promise for Kidney
Ailment Diagnosis II-27

4. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO II-28
Worldwide Installed Base II-28
Table 10: Worldwide Ultrasound Equipment Installed Base by
Geographic Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown for
Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28
Leading Players II-28
Table 11: Global Ultrasound Equipment Market by Leading
Players (2012) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown of
Revenues for GE Healthcare, Hitachi/ Aloka, Philips
Healthcare, Siemens, Toshiba, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 12: Global Point-of-Care Ultrasound Equipment Market by
Leading Player (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues
for Analogic, GE Healthcare, Sonosite/Fuji, Zonare/Mindray,
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 13: Global Hand-Carried Ultrasound Equipment Market by
Leading Player (2012) - Percentage Market Share Breakdown of
Revenues for Esaote, GE Healthcare, , Mindray, Philips,
Sonosite, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 14: Global Urology Ultrasound Equipment Market by
Leading Player (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues
for Analogic, GE Healthcare, Hitachi/Aloka, Siemens, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

5. APPLICATION AREAS OF ULTRASOUND - AN INSIGHT II-31
Ultrasound: Proving its Competency in Diverse Medical Application II-31
Table 15: Medical Ultrasound Equipment Market by Application:
2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31
Liposuction - A Promising Area II-32
Bladder Ultrasound - A Potential Alternative to Catheterization II-32
Breast Ultrasound: An Emerging Area II-32
Other Clinical Applications II-32
Ultrasound Scanning Modes II-33
A-Mode (Amplitude) II-33
B-Mode (Brightness) II-33
M-Mode (Motion) II-33
D-Mode (Doppler-Mode) II-33

6. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-34
Ultrasonic Imaging II-34
Contrast and Resolution of Ultrasound Image II-34
Transducer Configurations II-35
Risks Associated with Ultrasound Equipment II-36

7. ULTRASOUND VERSUS OTHER IMAGING MODALITIES II-37
Competing Modalities II-37
X-Ray II-37
Operating Principle for X-rays II-37
Computed Tomography System (CT Scanner) II-38
Image-Plate Technique II-38
Fully Digital Techniques II-38
Radiotherapy II-39
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) II-39
Nuclear Medicine II-39
A. Gamma Camera II-39
B. Positron-Emission Tomography II-40
Ultrasound Vs. Mammography II-40
Limitations of Breast Ultrasound II-41
Comparison of Ultrasound against Other Imaging Modalities II-41

8. PRICE AND PERFORMANCE II-42
Premium Performance II-42
High Performance II-42
Mid-Range II-42
Low-End II-42
Table 16: Worldwide Ultrasound Equipment Market by
Price/Performance: Segments Analyzed - Premium Performance,
High Performance, Mid-Range, and Low End (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

9. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-44
SuperSonic Imagine Introduces Aixplorer Expert Edition
Ultrasound System II-44
TomTec Obtains 510(k) Clearance for TomTec-Arena Software II-44
Teratech's Terason uSmart 3200T Obtains FDA 510(k) and CE Mark
Approval II-44
Imorgon to Demonstrate Integrated Ultrasound Solution II-45
Ikonopedia Launches SonoPro Breast Ultrasound Reporting and
Interpretation Module II-45
ZetrOZ Unveils Ultrasound Device to Treat Musculo- Skeletal
Ailments II-46
FUJIFILM Demonstrates Innovative Endoscopic Ultrasound Equipment II-46
Boston Scientific Introduces OptiCross IVUS Catheter II-47
Cephasonics Launches cQuest Dragonflyâ„¢ Line of Ultra-Compact
Ultrasound Systems II-47
ZONARE to Launch L20-5 Ultrasound Transducer II-47
Arobella Launches AR1000D II-48
Samsung Unveils Samsung UGEO PT60A Tablet-Based Ultrasound System II-48
Olympus Launches TGF-UC180J Forward-Viewing Curvilinear
Ultrasound Gastrovideoscope II-49
Mobisante Launches MobiUSâ„¢ TC1 Tablet Ultrasound System II-50
Royal Philips Introduces EPIQ Ultrasound System II-50
Hitachi Aloka Medical Launches F31 Digital Diagnostic
Ultrasound System II-50
GE Healthcare Introduces New Version of Vivid E9
Cardiovascular Ultrasound System II-51
SIEMENS Rolls Out ACUSON Freestyle Wireless Ultrasound System II-51
Boston Scientific Introduces OptiCrossâ„¢ Coronary Imaging Catheter II-51
Quantel Medical Introduces Compact Touch Ultrasound
Biomicroscopy System II-52
Quantel Unveils Novel Diagnostic Ultrasound Probes II-52
Esaote Unveils eXP and eHD Technology II-53
Samsung Electronics America Launches UGEO H60 Ultrasound System II-53
EDAP TMS Launches Focal.One® Robotic HIFU Device II-54
Toshiba America Medical Systems Rolls Out AplioTM 300 CV and
AplioTM 500 CV Cardiac Ultrasound Systems II-54
Esaote Unveils MyLabâ„¢ One Vascular Ultrasound System II-54
Royal Philips Electronics Unveils ClearVue 650 Ultrasound System II-55
Olympus Incorporates ProSound F75 Ultrasound Processor into
Ultrasound Endoscopes II-55
FUJIFILM SonoSite Incorporates AxoTrackâ„¢ Needle Guidance
Technology in SonoSite M-Turbo® Ultrasound Systems II-56
Analogic Launches VFI Assist with BK Ultrasound Systems II-56
Samsung Medison Launches UGEO WS80A and HM70A II-57
Siemens to Launch Acuson X 700 High Performance Ultrasound
Solution II-57
Philips Introduces CX50 Portable Ultrasound Solution II-58
Sense My Baby Laboratories to Launch Ultrasound Image Technology II-58
ADI Launches AD9670 Ultrasound Receiver II-58
ZONARE Launches ZS3 II-59
PIC Introduces ClearVue Series of Ultrasound Systems II-59
Hitachi Aloka Medical Unveils F37 II-60
Ulthera Obtains Marketing Approval for Ulthera System in Brazil II-60
Siemens Healthcare Unveils syngo Ultrasound Breast Analysis
Software II-61
Siemens Healthcare Launches Acuson S1000 High-End Ultrasound
System II-61
Hitachi Aloka Medical Launches Noblus Advanced Diagnostic
Ultrasound System II-62
Analogic Introduces BK Medical Ultrasound Systems II-62
GE Healthcare Introduces Vscan Portable, Pocket-Sized
Ultrasound Visualization Tool II-62
Wipro to Develop a Small Ultrasound Device II-63
GE Healthcare Rolls Out LOGIQ S8 General Imaging Ultrasound
System II-63
GE Healthcare Launches Voluson Signature Series Ultrasound
Systems in the US II-63
TomTec Imaging System Launches 4D Sono-Scan© 2.0 Clinical
Application Package II-64

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-65
FUJIFILM SonoSite Receives CE Mark Approval for X-PorteTM
Ultrasound Kiosk II-65
Royal Philips and Medical Center Leeuwarden Enter into Multi-
Year Agreement II-65
Eigen Enters into Strategic Alliance with Hitachi Aloka Medical II-66
Oncura Partners Holdings Establishes Oncura Partners Diagnostics II-66
Analogic Snaps Up Ultrasonix Medical II-66
SonicSurg Innovations Inks Strategic Alliance Agreement with
Hitachi Aloka Medical II-66
Analogic Takes Over PocketSonics II-66
Volcano Inks Agreement with Medtronic II-67
Mindray Medical International Acquires ZONARE Medical Systems II-67
GE Healthcare Snaps Up Transactional Business of Unisyn
Medical Technologies II-67
Fosun Acquires Alma Lasers II-67
Konica Minolta Takes Over Panasonic Healthcare's Ultrasound
Diagnostic Equipment Business II-68
Salt Creek Acquires Ultra Solutions II-68
PENTAX Collaborates with Hitachi-Aloka Medical II-68
Siemens Healthcare to Take Over Penrith II-68
TomTec Imaging Systems and Imorgon Enter into Strategic
Partnership for Ultrasound Diagnostics II-69
Soma Access Systems Partners SonoSite to Roll Out AxoTrackTM
Needle Visualization Technology II-69
Cephasonics Inks Distribution Agreement with Excelpoint Systems II-69
Toshiba Enters into Partnership with United Medical Instruments II-70
HealthTrust Purchasing Group Inks Agreement with ZONARE II-70
Syneron Medical Takes Over Ultrashape II-70
Ultrasonix Medical and Bioscan Ink Supply Agreement II-71
Fujifilm Holdings to Take Over SonoSite II-71
Mindray Medical International and Novation Sign Agreement II-71
Trivitron Healthcare and Hitachi Medical Systems Enter into
Partnership II-72
Samsung Electronics Buys Shares of Samsung Medison II-72
Hitachi Medical Acquires Aloka II-72
Volcano Corporation Inks Supply Agreement with ev3 II-72
TechniScan Forms Agreement with Womens 3 D II-73
St. Jude Partners Zonare for Innovative Cardiac Ultrasound System II-73
GE forms Joint Venture with Russian Technologies II-73
BK Medical Receives Three-Year Contract from Novation II-74
Hitachi-Aloka Medical and PENTAX Medical Renew Joint
Collaborative Innovations II-74

11. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-75
Analogic Corporation (US) II-75
B-K Medical (Denmark) II-75
Esaote SPA (Italy) II-76
GE Healthcare (UK) II-77
Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd. (Japan) II-77
Hitachi Aloka America (US) II-78
Mindray Medical International Limited. (China) II-78
Misonix, Inc. (US) II-79
Nanosonics Limited (Australia) II-79
Samsung Medison Co., Ltd. (Korea) II-79
Philips Healthcare (The Netherlands) II-80
Siemens Healthcare (Germany) II-80
FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc (US) II-81
TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH (Germany) II-82
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Japan) II-82

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-83
Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 18: World Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 19: World 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Radiology Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 21: World Historic Review for Radiology Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 22: World 15-Year Perspective for Radiology Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Cardiology Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 24: World Historic Review for Cardiology Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 25: World 15-Year Perspective for Cardiology Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 26: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Obstetrics/Gynecology Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 27: World Historic Review for Obstetrics/ Gynecology
Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 28: World 15-Year Perspective for Obstetrics/ Gynecology
Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin America Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 29: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Vascular Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 30: World Historic Review for Vascular Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 31: World 15-Year Perspective for Vascular Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 32: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Application Areas by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 33: World Historic Review for Other Application Areas by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 34: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Application
Areas by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East and Africa, and Latin America Markets for
Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Technological Innovations Drive Increased Adoption and
Replacements III-1
Ageing Demographics: Major Driving Factor III-1
Table 35: North American Elderly Population by Age Group:
1975-2050 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Table 36: US Population Breakdown by Age Group: 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Echocardiography - Driven by Elderly Demographics III-3
Emerging Significance of Portable Ultrasound Systems III-3
Competitive Scenario III-3
Table 37: US Ultrasound Imaging Market by Leading Players
(2012): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for GE
Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, Toshiba
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Medicare Reimbursement for Select Ultrasound Procedures III-4
Coding Information (Hospitals) III-4
Table 38: Ultrasound-guided Procedures Performed by
Anesthesiologists: As of January 1, 2013 III-5

Table 39: Diagnostic Ultrasound and Ultrasound-guided
Procedures Performed by Endocrinologists: As of January 1,
2013 III-5

Table 40: Ultrasound-guided Procedures Related to
Musculoskeletal Exams: As of January 1, 2013 III-6

Table 41: Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Procedures: As of January 1, 2013 III-6
Product Launches III-7
Strategic Corporate Developments III-18
Select Key Players III-23
B.Market Analytics III-26
Table 42: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 43: The US Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 44: The US 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/
Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

2. CANADA III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 45: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 46: Canadian Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 47: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

3. JAPAN III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
An Overview III-32
Aging Population - A Key Growth Driver for the Medical
Ultrasound Market III-32
Product Launches III-32
Strategic Corporate Developments III-34
Select Key Players III-35
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 48: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 49: Japanese Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 50: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4. EUROPE III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Diagnostics Market: An Overview III-40
Table 51: European Diagnostics Market by Segment (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Anatomic
Pathology, Laboratory Testing and Medical Imaging (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40
Debt Crisis in Europe Affects Healthcare Industry III-40
European Healthcare System: In a State of Transition? III-41
Ultrasound Sector to Experience Growth, Despite Market
Saturation III-41
Aging Population to Drive Demand for Ultrasound Systems III-42
Table 52: Population Breakup by Age Group for Select
European Countries: 2012 (As a % of Total Population)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43
Portable Ultrasound Systems Continue to Garner Growth III-43
Ultrasound Systems Overthrow Radioactive Diagnostics, Gain
Significance in Therapeutics III-44
Surgical Ultrasound Market III-44
Strategic Corporate Development III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 53: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 54: European Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 56: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 57: European Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 58: European 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

4a. FRANCE III-51
A.Market Analysis III-51
Growth Drivers III-51
Table 59: Percentage Distribution of French Population by
Age Group: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51
Reimbursement Scenario III-51
Product Launch III-51
B.Market Analytics III-52
Table 60: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 61: French Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 62: French 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

4b. GERMANY III-55
A.Market Analysis III-55
Reimbursement Scenario III-55
Product Launches III-55
Select Key Players III-57
B.Market Analytics III-58
Table 63: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 64: German Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 65: German 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/
Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

4c. ITALY III-61
A.Market Analysis III-61
Leading Market Players III-61
Reimbursement of Ultrasound Procedures III-61
Product Launch III-61
Esaote SPA - A Key Player III-62
B.Market Analytics III-63
Table 66: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 67: Italian Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 68: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-66
A.Market Analysis III-66
Reimbursement of Ultrasound Procedures III-66
Product Launches III-66
Strategic Corporate Development III-67
GE Healthcare - A Key Player III-68
B.Market Analytics III-69
Table 69: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 70: The UK Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 71: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/
Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-71

4e. SPAIN III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Reimbursement Scenario III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 72: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 73: Spanish Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 74: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/
Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-75

4f. RUSSIA III-76
Market Analysis III-76
Table 75: Russian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 76: Russian Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 77: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/
Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-79
A.Market Analysis III-79
Reimbursement of Ultrasound Procedures III-79
Product Launches III-79
Strategic Corporate Developments III-82
Select Key Players III-82
B.Market Analytics III-84
Table 78: Rest of European Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use
Application - Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/ Gynecology,
Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 79: Rest of European Historic Review for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology,
Cardiology, Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Vascular, and Other
Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 80: Rest of European 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-87
A.Market Analysis III-87
Healthcare Spending in Asia-Pacific: On the Rise III-87
Medical Ultrasound Systems Growing Briskly III-87
China and India: Two Fast-Growing Markets III-88
Key Players III-88
B.Market Analytics III-89
Table 81: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic
Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-89

Table 82: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - China, India and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 83: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 84: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use
Application - Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology,
Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 85: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology,
Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other
Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 86: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-94

5a. CHINA III-95
A.Market Analysis III-95
Market Overview III-95
Rural Markets Provide High Growth Opportunities for Medical
Imaging Companies III-96
Chinese Ultrasound Market Surmounts Recessionary Effects III-96
Color Ultrasound Equipment to Fuel Growth III-97
Competition Intensifies in the Color Ultrasound Equipment
Segment III-97
Import-Export Scenario III-97
Leading Players III-97
Table 87: Chinese Ultrasound Equipment Market by Leading
Player (2010) - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for GE
Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-97
Strategic Corporate Developments III-98
Key Players III-99
B.Market Analytics III-100
Table 88: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-100

Table 89: Chinese Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

Table 90: Chinese 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-102

5b. INDIA III-103
A.Market Analysis III-103
Indian Ultrasound Equipment Market Poised for Strong Growth III-103
Growth Drivers in a Nutshell III-103
Table 91: Indian Ultrasound Equipment Market by Type (2009 and
2013 (E)): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Black and
White Equipment, and Color Equipment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104

Table 92: Indian Ultrasound Equipment Market by Type (2009 and
2013 (E)): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Black and
White Equipment, and Color Equipment (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-104
Color Ultrasound Equipment Leads the Space III-105
Mid-End Color Doppler Ultrasound Garners Highest Share III-105
Table 93: Indian Color Doppler Ultrasound Equipment Market
by Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Entry-Level, High-End, Mid-End, Portable and Premium
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-105

Table 94: Indian Color Doppler Ultrasound Equipment Market
by Segment (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Entry-Level, High-End, Mid-End, Portable and Premium
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

Table 95: Indian B/W Ultrasound Equipment Market by Segment
(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Portable
and Standalone Ultrasound Systems (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-106

Table 96: Indian B/W Ultrasound Equipment Market by Segment
(2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Portable
and Standalone Ultrasound Systems (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-106
PoC Ultrasound Imaging to Spearhead Growth III-107
Impending Challenges III-107
Competitive Scenario III-107
Table 97: Indian Ultrasound Equipment Market (2012):
Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108
Major Players in the Indian Ultrasound Equipment Market III-108
Product Launches III-108
B.Market Analytics III-110
Table 98: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and
Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 99: Indian Historic Review for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

Table 100: Indian 15-Year Perspective for Medical Ultrasound
Equipment by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Radiology, Cardiology,
Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other Ultrasound
Equipment Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-112

5c. REST OF ASIA PACIFIC III-113
A.Market Analysis III-113
Focus on Select Markets III-113
Australia III-113
Singapore III-113
Indonesia III-113
Korea III-114
The Philippines III-114
Product Launch III-114
Key Players III-115
B.Market Analytics III-116
Table 101: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and
Future Analysis for Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use
Application - Radiology, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology,
Vascular, and Other Ultrasound Equipment Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-116

Table 102: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Medical
Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application - Radiology,
Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vascular, and Other
Ultrasound Equipment Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-117

Table 103: Rest of Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for
Medical Ultrasound Equipment by End-Use Application -
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

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