DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Portable Ultrasound Device Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022" report to their offering.
The global portable ultrasound device market accounted for revenues of $1,392.8 million in 2015, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.8% during 2016-2022. Based on type, the hand-held portable ultrasound device segment is expected to witness the faster growth during the forecast period, at a CAGR of 13.1% globally.
Ultrasound waves travel with different speed in different medium. The medical ultrasound system operates at higher frequencies, typically 1-10 MHz. The ultrasound machine calculates the distance from the probe to the tissue or organ, using the speed of the sound in the tissue and the time of the each echo returns.
Ultrasound is used in both diagnosis and therapeutics purpose. Ultrasound imaging is a medical imaging technique, which uses high frequency sound waves and their echoes to produce cross-sectional images of the body. It is easy to operate, easy to move in remote areas, and does not use ionizing radiation. Portable ultrasound device is mainly used at point-of-care, as they are convenient to carry and they are lighter and smaller.
Some of the key companies operating in the global portable ultrasound device market include Koninklijke Philips N.V., General Electric Company, Hitachi Ltd., Siemens AG, and FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Research Scope And Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Outlook
4. Global Portable Ultrasound Device Market Size And Forecast (2012-2022)
5. Global Portable Ultrasound Device Market, By Type
6. Global Portable Ultrasound Device Market, By End User
7. Global Portable Ultrasound Device Market, By Application
8. Global Portable Ultrasound Device Market, By Geography
9. Competitive Positioning Analysis
10. Company Profiles And Strategic Developments
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