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Innovations in Ultrasound Imaging

  • ID: 3957695
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 68 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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A Strategic Review of Technology Trends and Emerging Applications as Next-Gen Ultrasound Takes Over


TechVision's latest research service from the medical imaging technology cluster highlights the emerging trends and innovations in ultrasound imaging. Although the use of ultrasound for medical applications have been in use for a few decades now, the last few years have witnessed a rapid expansion of their applications, and a surge in the intensity of innovation.

Powered by rapid advances in microelectronics and sensors, ultrasound systems have evolved from cart-based, single-use systems into high portable, versatile and multi-use diagnostic systems.

This research service sheds light on the ultrasound technology landscape, key business and technology considerations that are aiding and hampering market adoption, areas that present opportunities for growth and research activity in this area.

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1. Executive Summary
1.1 Scope of Research
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Key Findings
1.4 Key Takeaways

2. Industry Snapshot and Trends
2.1 The Growing Importance of Ultrasound Radiation
2.2 Medical Ultrasound Plays a Central Role in Diagnosis and Therapy
2.3 Traditional and Emerging Applications of Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
2.4 Ultrasound Continues to be the Favoured Tool for OB/GYN and Cardiology Imaging
2.5 Surgical Navigation, EMED and Endocrinology are Emerging Applications of Ultrasound Imaging
2.6 A Snapshot of Ultrasound Imaging Based on Technology
2.7 Evolution from Bed-side Instruments to Pocket-sized Devices
2.8 Benefits and Importance of 2D, 3D Ultrasound Imaging
2.9 Benefits and Importance of 4D Ultrasound and Doppler Imaging

3. Impact Assessment and Analysis
3.1 Clinical Safety, Versatility, and Innovations in Enabling Technologies Fuel Adoption
3.2 Short- and Long-term Impact of Business Drivers
3.3 Short- and Long-term Impact of Technology Drivers
3.4 Lack of Awareness, Skilled Technicians Can Limit Adoption in the Short-term
3.5 Short- and Long-term Impact of Business Restraints
3.6 Short- and Long-term Impact of Technology Challenges
3.7 Popular Avenues for Financial Support for Innovations
3.8 NIH Funding in US Research Has Resulted in over 120 Patents in the Last 5 Years
3.9 NIH Leads US Public Funding in Ultrasound Research Projects
3.10 Enthusiastic Government Support for Public-Private Research Consortia in Europe
3.11 Notable Venture Capital Investments into US Companies
3.12 Assessing the Market Impact of Top Healthcare Trends
3.13 Next-generation US Systems Will be Designed Keeping Teleradiology, Advanced Analytics in Mind
3.14 Low-cost, Portability Will be Significant as Nature of Healthcare Delivery Changes
3.15 Lack of Awareness, Unregulated Use Could be Detrimental to Market Growth

4. Emerging Trends and Opportunities
4.1 Elastography, Contrast-enhancement Augment US Capabilities
4.2 Pocket Ultrasound Could be the New Stethoscope
4.3 Ultrasound Could be the New Partner for 3D Printing
4.4 Degree of Technical Innovation, and Cost-effectiveness are the Most Important Influencers of Growth
4.5 Ultrasound Imaging - 5 Major Growth Opportunities
4.6 North America, Europe Lead Adoption of Ultrasound Imaging
4.7 Conclusion - Analyst Insights on the Future of Ultrasound Imaging
4.8 Technologies Available for Licensing

5. IP Landscape Analysis
5.1 IP Research Scope and Methodology
5.2 Analysis of 3D Ultrasound Imaging Patent Landscape
5.3 Analysis of 4D Ultrasound Imaging Patent Landscape
5.4 Analysis of Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging Patent Landscape
5.5 Analysis of Portable Ultrasound Imaging Patent Landscape
5.6 Key Patents for you to Check
5.7 Database of Key Industry Participants

6. The Publisher's Story
6.1 Value Proposition: Future of Your Company & Career
6.2 Global Perspective
6.3 Industry Convergence
6.4 360º Research Perspective
6.5 Our Global Footprint 40+ Offices
6.6 Our Blue Ocean Strategy
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