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In the U.S., recent reimbursement changes and the economic
downturn have called the expanding use of MRI scanning into
question. The North American market is worth $2.3 billion in 2010
and is expected to increase at a 4.4% compound annual growth rate
(CAGR) to reach $2.9 billion in 2015.
Europe ranks with the U.S. as one of the most developed MRI
markets. Expanding applications in the neurologic, cardiac, and
breast MRI areas should drive the EU market. This sector is
estimated at $1.2 billion in 2010 and is expected to increase at a
10% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $1.9 billion in
Japan remains an early adopter of newer MRI equipment, making it
a prime opportunity for newer 3T equipment. This market is valued
at $1 billion in 2010 and should reach $1.3 billion in 2015, a
compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.3%.
INTRODUCTIONREASONS FOR DOING THE STUDYMedical imaging costs
make up one of the fastest-growing components of overall healthcare
costs, and medical resonance imaging (MRI) is one of the leading
imaging technologies used by healthcare providers. Whether the
imaging is done for diagnostic or interventional reasons, the
market for MRI is expanding.
Medical imaging through the use of MRI equipment accounts for
approximately 25% of the medical imaging tec