Women’s have several health issues such as breast cancer, osteoporosis, sexually transmitted infections and cervical cancer. In women’s the chances of infertility, cancer and osteoporosis increases with age. Globally, breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women’s. Approximately one in every eight women in the U.S. develops breast cancer in their lifetime. Early diagnoses of these diseases can help in effective treatment. Bone density tests, mammography, breast biopsy and ultrasound are some of the imaging techniques for the diagnosis of women’s health issues.
North America and Europe dominates the global market for women’s health imaging system due to increasing aging population and large number of market players. Asia is expected to show high growth rates in the next five years in the global women’s health imaging system market. China and India are expected to be the fastest growing women’s health imaging system markets in Asia-Pacific region. Some of the key driving forces for women’s health imaging system market in emerging countries are large pool of patients, improving healthcare infrastructure in rural areas and rising government funding.
In recent times there is increased use of women’s health imaging system due to increasing prevalence of cancer diseases. Increasing incidence of diseases such as stroke, respiratory and cardiovascular, increasing healthcare expenditure and increasing geriatric population are some of the key factors driving the growth for the global women’s health imaging system market. In addition, increasing healthcare awareness and screening programs for breast cancer are also fuelling the growth of the global women’s health imaging system market. However, economic slowdown and reimbursement issues are some of the major factors restraining the growth for global women’s health imaging system market.
Technological advancements in breast imaging would lead to growth in women’s health imaging system market in Asia-Pacific region. Innovation of new imaging modalities such as breast-specific gamma imaging and breast tomosynthesis would develop opportunity for the global women’s health imaging system market. However, high cost could lead a challenge for the global women’s health imaging system market. Some of the major companies operating in the global women’s health imaging system market are Siemens Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc., GE Healthcare, Fujifilm, Mindray Medical International and Hologic, Inc.
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