Global Ultrasound Market 2020-2026
增加成像領域的研發和增加 FDA 對新系統的批准有望為市場增長提供有利機會。例如，2020 年 5 月，Koninklijke Philips NV 獲得美國 FDA 批准，使用 COVID-19 相關的超音波產品組合來管理肺部和心臟相關的併發症。這已成為臨床醫生使用公司的手持式和便攜式超音波解決方案治療 COVID-19 患者的寶貴工具。
隨著 COVID-19 大流行的爆發，2020 年手持超音波的需求迅速增加。超音波被用作 COVID-19 患者的診斷工具。手持超音波很容易獲得，並減少了大流行期間的門診就診次數。醫療保健專業人員可以在他們的智能手機上監控患者的狀況。各種製造商提供無線護理點超音波系統。無線手持式超音波掃瞄儀比傳統的基於手推車的超音波系統更容易消毒，從而減少了門診就診期間患者感染的機會。鑑於當前對超音波系統的需求，全球超音波市場預計將受到 COVID-19 大流行的輕微影響，預計在未來五年內將顯著增長。
根據對市場增長做出重大貢獻的地理區域對全球超音波市場進行分析。基於區域的分類將市場劃分為北美、歐洲、亞太地區和世界其他地區。據估計，北美是全球超音波市場不斷增長的地區之一。完善的醫療保健基礎設施的存在以及與採用遠程患者監測相關的家庭醫療保健需求不斷增長是推動北美市場增長的關鍵驅動因素之一。在歐洲，正在進行的與超音波相關的臨床研究項目和高昂的醫療成本是推動超音波市場增長的一些因素。預計亞太地區在 2021 年至 2027 年的預測期內將經歷顯著增長。
全球超音波市場的主要參與者是 Fujifilm Holdings、General Electric Co.、Koninklijke Philips N.V.、Siemens Healthcare Private Ltd. 和 Shimadzu Corporation。為了在市場中生存，這些參與者採用了各種營銷策略，包括產品發佈。例如，2020 年 8 月，Koninklijke Philips NV 通過推出 Affiniti CVx 擴展了心血管超音波檢查，以提高生產力。該系統的目的是幫助心臟病科提高吞吐量和效率，為最大數量的患者提供更好的護理。具有 Affiniti CVx 自動應變技術屬性的產品強調應變分析時間減少 70%，並降低總擁有成本。
2020 年 4 月，全球醫療和解決方案設備供應商之一邁瑞醫療宣佈發佈一種新型便攜式超音波系統，該系統支持臨床對 Covid-19 大流行情況的信心。這些產品僅由歐洲和其他選定國家的公司提供。該設備提供了一種管理解決方案，即智能液體、消毒解決方案、優雅的可操作性、靈活的電池解決方案以及直觀的界面。此外，這些設備使您能夠在不感染的情況下實現具有高水平臨床安全性的重要部分。以用戶為中心的設計，用戶自定義佈局保證，在3kg和44mm厚度的情況下可以適應多種環境。
Global Ultrasound Market By Technology (2D Ultrasound Imaging, 3D& 4D Ultrasound Imaging, Doppler Imaging), By Application (Cardiology, Gynecology, Urology, Oncology, Orthopedic, Others), By Portability (Trolley/ Cart-Based Ultrasound Devices and Compact/Handheld Ultrasound Devices), By End User (Hospitals, Diagnostic Centers, Other) and Forecast 2021-2027
The global ultrasound market is growing at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period. The growing pervasiveness of chronic diseases, Advancement in technology is one of the prime factors affecting and driving the market. The growing applications of ultrasound owing to its compact designs that offer easy portability, among others are also estimated to fuel the demand for ultrasound devices which in turn will drive its market growth. However, there are certain factors such as lack of trained technicians, limitations of ultrasound imaging, and high cost of product that are hindering the growth of the global ultrasound market.
Rising R& D in the field of imaging along with growing FDA approval for new systems are anticipated to offer a lucrative opportunity for market growth. For instance, in May 2020, Koninklijke Philips N.V. had received US FDA approval for the usage of its ultrasound portfolio related to COVID-19 to manage the complication related to the lungs and heart. It had become a valuable tool for clinicians to treat patients that are suffering from COVID-19 with the company's handheld and portable ultrasound solution.
Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Ultrasound Market
The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has increased rapidly the demand for handheld ultrasound in 2020. Ultrasound is being used as diagnostic tools for COVID-19 patient. Handheld ultrasound has easy availability and has reduce hospital visit during the pandemic. Healthcare professional can monitor the state of patients via smartphone. Various manufacturers have been offering wireless Point of care ultrasound system. Wireless handheld ultrasound scanners are easy to disinfect than traditional cart-based ultrasound systems and reduce the chances of patient getting infected during hospital visits. It is predicted that the global ultrasound market is slightly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to grow considerably during next five years considering current demand for ultrasound system.
The market is segmented based on technology, application, portability, and end-user. Based on technology, the market is segmented into 2D ultrasound imaging, 3D & 4D ultrasound imaging, and Doppler imaging. Based on the application segment, the market is segmented into cardiology, gynecology, urology, oncology, orthopedic, and others. Based on portability the market is segmented into trolley/ cart-based ultrasound devices and compact/handheld ultrasound devices. Based on end-user the market is segmented into hospitals, diagnostic centers, and others.
Global Ultrasound Market Share End-User, 2020 (%)
Source: OMR Global
Based on end-user, hospitals are anticipated to hold a considerable share in the ultrasound market. The hospital segment is primary driven by the increasing and remarkable number of procedures performed in hospitals with ultrasound. Through this increasing number of patients in developed and emerging countries suffering from chronic disorders can be diagnosed and treated. Further, increasing adoption of minimally invasive diagnostic & surgical procedures in these facilities is also anticipated to drive the growth of this market segment.
The global ultrasound market is analyzed based on the geographical regions that are contributing significantly towards the growth of the market. Based on the geography, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World. North America is estimated to be one of the growing regions in the global ultrasound market. The presence of well-developed healthcare infrastructure and increasing demand for home healthcare along with remote patient monitoring adoption are among the prime factors pushing the growth of the market in North America. In Europe, ongoing clinical research projects related to ultrasound and high health expenditure are some of the factors that are driving the growth of the ultrasound market\. Asia-Pacific is estimated to be the remarkable growth during the forecast period 2021-2027.
Global Ultrasound Market, by Region 2021-2027
Source: OMR Global
Asia-Pacific Will Have Considerable Growth in The Global Ultrasound Market
Asia-Pacific region is projected to exhibit considerable growth in the global ultrasound market. Rising health care expenditure, increasing awareness with regards to the therapeutic potential of ultrasound technologies are fueling the regional demand for the ultrasound market. The growing geriatric population, presence of large-scale unmet medical needs are further contributing to the growth of the regional market. China is one of the major manufactures of machines of ultrasound that are cost-effective is also considered an important factor for driving the growth of the market in the Asia-Pacific region.
Market Players Outlook
Key players of the global ultrasound market are Fujifilm Holdings Corp., General Electric Co., Koninklijke Philips N.V., Siemens Healthcare Private Ltd., Shimadzu Corp. To survive in the market, these players adopt different marketing strategies such as product launches. For instance, In August 2020, Koninklijke Philips N.V. has enlarged its ultrasound in cardiovascular by launching Affiniti CVx for increased productivity. The objective of this system is to help departments of cardiology for delivering better care to the maximum number of patients with increased throughput and efficiency. The offering with auto strain technology attributes in Affiniti CVx had highlighted decreased strain analysis time by 70% along with the decrease in the total cost of ownership.
In April 2020, Mindray medical one of the global providers of devices in medical and solution had announced the release of the new portable ultrasound system, which will support clinical confidence in the situation of pandemic Covid-19. These products had been offered by the company in Europe and other selected countries only. The device offers management solutions that are smart fluid, disinfection solution, graceful mobility, flexible battery solution along intuitive interface. Moreover, without getting infected an essential part can be achieved with a high level of clinical safety through these devices. It can be adapted to multiple environments with the presence of 3kg and 44mm in thickness along with the three screens, user-centric design, and user-defined layout guarantee present in it.
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