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Nuclear Medicine - Global Strategic Business Report 2012-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q4697h/nuclear_medicine) has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Medicine - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nuclear Medicine in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Gamma Cameras, and PET Scanners. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 43 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Digirad Corporation
  • GE Healthcare Plc
  • Phillips Healthcare, Inc.
  • Positron Corporation
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Gamma Cameras I-3
  • PET Scanners I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK II-1

  • Market Snapshots II-1
  • Nuclear Medicine - An Introduction II-1
  • Market Witnesses Turbulent Times in Recent Past II-2
  • Isotope Supply Shock - A Major Factor for Market Decline II-2
  • Market Rebounds Brighter Prospects Ahead II-2
  • Growth Drivers in a Nutshell II-3
  • Current and Future Analysis II-3
  • Emerging Markets to Drive Growth US Still in Spotlight II-4
  • Susceptibility to Cardiac Disease, Brain Disorders and Cancers Influence Procedure Volumes II-4
  • Minimal Impact of Recession on the Medical Contrast Media Market II-4

2. TRENDS AND ISSUES II-5

  • Global Technetium Shortage Eased II-5
  • Market Shifts to Hybrid Imaging II-5
  • PET Eats its Way into Conventional Gamma Camera Market II-6
  • PET-MRI Emerging as a Promising Standard for Imaging Soft Tissue Contrast II-6
  • High Costs - A Major Threat for Market Growth II-6
  • Technology Innovations Promise Bright Prospects II-7
  • New Innovations in the Nuclear Medicine Device Market II-7
  • SPECT/CT Scanners Drive Nuclear Medicine Equipment Market in North America II-7
  • Global Nuclear Medicine Market - Historic Statistics II-8

3. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE II-9

  • Competition Overview in Nuclear Medicine Market II-9
  • Leading Players in the Worldwide Nuclear Medicine Market: A Completive Analysis II-11

4. GLOBAL MEDICAL IMAGING MARKET - AN OVERVIEW II-12

  • Medical Imaging Changing the Landscape of Clinical Diagnosis II-12
  • Image-Guided Interventions - Driving Growth in Nuclear Medicine Arena II-12
  • Understanding the Concept II-12
  • Tremendous Market Potential II-12
  • Clinical Application Areas II-12
  • Diagnostic Imaging Witnesses Dramatic Growth II-13
  • Comparison of Modalities, by Various Imaging Systems II-15
  • Medical Imaging Equipment Manufacturers Fine Tune Technologies II-16
  • Future Growth Prospects for Medical Imaging Equipment Market II-16
  • Multiple Factors Support Global MRI Equipment Market Growth II-16
  • Reimbursement Remains the Core Issue II-17

5. NUCLEAR MEDICINE - AN INSIGHT II-18

  • Distinct from General Radiology II-18
  • History II-18
  • Major Developments II-19
  • Nuclear Medicine Scans II-19
  • Bone Scan II-20
  • Brain Scan II-20
  • Gallbladder Scan II-20
  • Kidney Scan II-21
  • Liver Scan II-21
  • Lung Scan II-21
  • Thyroid Scan II-21
  • Scrotal Scan II-21
  • Applications II-22
  • Cardiac Applications II-22
  • Neurologic Applications II-22
  • Oncologic Applications II-22
  • Orthopedic Applications II-22
  • Pulmonary Applications II-23
  • Renal Applications II-23
  • Other Applications II-23
  • Estimated Time Allocations for Nuclear Medicine Procedures II-24
  • Radioisotopes: Essential for Nuclear Medicine Procedure II-24
  • Radioisotopes Used in Medicine II-25
  • Clinical Applications of Select Isotopes II-26
  • Radionuclides in Nuclear Medicine Procedures II-27
  • Positron-Emitting Radionuclides in PET Procedures II-28

6. NUCLEAR MEDICINE IMAGING EQUIPMENT II-29

  • Gamma Cameras II-29
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanners II-29
  • Factors Influencing Growth of PET Scanners II-30
  • PET & Other Imaging Modalities II-30
  • Brain Imaging II-32
  • Alzheimer's Disease II-32
  • Brain Trauma II-32
  • Epilepsy II-32
  • Heart Imaging II-32
  • Mobile PET II-33
  • Parkinson's Disease II-33
  • PET & Cancer II-33
  • PET-CT: An Advancement in Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment II-33

7. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT II-34

  • Researchers Develop Portable PET Scanner, SynchroPET II-34
  • Philips and University Medical Center Hamburg- Eppendorf Develop MRI/PET Imaging Tool II-34
  • Indian Scientists Develop Low-Cost Nuclear Medicine Kit II-34

8. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-35

  • Siemens Healthcare to Unveil Biograph mCT 20 Excel, a PET CT Imager II-35
  • MEDX Launches T-Quest™ Gamma Camera II-35
  • Philips Electronics Introduces GEMINI LXL - A PET/CT Scanner II-35
  • GE Healthcare Unveils PETtrace 880 - A High Capacity Cyclotron II-36
  • Royal Philips Launches BrightView X - A Mid-level SPECT Camera II-36
  • Philips Unveils GEMINI TF PET/CT for Oncology Applications II-36
  • Siemens Introduces c.cam SPECT System II-36
  • Positron Introduces PosiRx Solution II-37
  • Naviscan Unveils High-resolution PET Scanner with PEM Biopsy Capability II-37
  • Integrated Modular Systems Releases New Version of imsiPACS Server II-37

9. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-38

  • BC Technical Acquires Xpert II-38
  • GE Healthcare Acquires Orbotech Medical Solutions II-38
  • Comecer Acquires Veenstra Instruments II-38
  • Positron Secures Group Purchasing Agreement from Amerinet II-39
  • GE Healthcare Collaborates with NXT2B II-39
  • Zecotek Inks Development Deal with NuCare II-39
  • Siemens Healthcare receives FDA Clearance for Biograph mCT PET CT Scanner II-40
  • GE Healthcare Receives US FDA Clearance for Brivo NM615 Gamma Camera II-40
  • Digirad Inks Deal with Dilon Diagnostics II-40
  • Positron Obtains Approval for Marketing Attrius PET scanners in Canada II-41
  • Royal Philips Electronics Receives US FDA 510(k) Clearance for Ingenuity TF PET/MR II-41

10. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-42

  • Hybridyne Obtains FDA Clearance for ProxiScanTM Gamma Camera II-42
  • Digirad Bags FDA Clearance for Portable Imaging System II-42
  • Digirad Inks Asset Purchase Agreement with MD Office Solutions II-42
  • Positron Inks Agency Agreement with TIS II-43
  • Dilon Diagnostics Inks Agreement with Philips Healthcare II-43

11. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-44

  • Digirad Corporation (USA) II-44
  • GE Healthcare Plc (The United Kingdom) II-44
  • Phillips Healthcare, Inc. (USA) II-44
  • Positron Corporation (USA) II-44
  • Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. (USA) II-45
  • Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Japan) II-45
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (USA) II-45

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-46



III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. REST OF WORLD

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 43 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - (54)

  • The United States (34)
  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (5)
  • Europe (8)
  • - Germany (3)
  • - The United Kingdom (1)
  • - Italy (2)
  • - Rest of Europe (2)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (5)
  • Middle East (1)

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