Research and Markets: The Global Computed Tomography (CT) Scanners Market is Poised to Reach $5.7 Billion by End of 2020 Growing at a CAGR of 4.2%

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bj3lx6/global_ct_market) has announced the addition of the "Global CT Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2014 - 2019)" report to their offering.

Computed tomography (CT) is an imaging process that involves the usage of special x-ray equipment to generate a sequences of exhaustive images, or scans, of areas inside the body. It is also called computerized tomography and computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanning. It is primarily used in the Cancer diagnosis process. In addition to its use in cancer, CT is widely used to help diagnose circulatory (blood) system diseases and conditions, such as coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis), blood vessel aneurysms, and blood clots; spinal conditions; kidney and bladder stones; abscesses; inflammatory diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and sinusitis; and injuries to the head, skeletal system, and internal organs. CT can be a life-saving tool for diagnosing illness and injury in both children and adults.

Currently, the global market is dominated by North America, followed by the likes of Europe. Asia Pacific and Latin America are the fastest growing segments.

Drivers

Increasing incidences of Cancer & chronic diseases, increase in the global aging population, technological advances and growing public awareness for healthcare are instrumental factors in the growth of the market.

Restraints

Reimbursement issues, regulatory framework concerns, market saturation in developed regions coupled with expensive procedures and instruments are hindering the growth of the market.

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