Dublin, Oct. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fxhx3v/3d_medical) has announced the addition of the "3D Medical Imaging - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. 

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for 3D Medical Imaging in US$ Thousand by the following Product Segments:

  • MRI
  • CT
  • Ultrasound.

The report profiles 77 companies including many key and niche players such as:

  • Barco NV
  • GE Healthcare
  • Hitachi Aloka Medical Ltd.
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Samsung Medison America Inc.
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • The Esaote Group
  • TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Ultrasound

II. Executive Summary


  • Outlook
  • Current & Future Analysis
  • Market Drivers in a Gist
  • Growth Dampeners
  • MRI 3D Imaging Market Poised for Growth
  • Ultrasound 3D Imaging Market on Strong Growth Path
  • Display Technology - Gaining Importance in 3D Medical Imaging Market
  • Recession Impacts the Global Medical Imaging Industry
  • CT and MRI - The Most Affected Modalities in Medical Imaging during Recession
  • Recession Hammers Global Ultrasound Equipment Market, Albeit Moderately
  • Beyond Recession
  • Competitive Scenario
  • Key Statistics


  • Growing Prominence of 3D Technology in Medical Applications
  • Technological Innovations Drive 3D Medical Imaging Market
  • Developing Markets Hold Lucrative Potential
  • Focus Shifts from Absolute Performance to Value-based Performance
  • Scanning Extends to Facilities Other Than Hospitals
  • 4-D imaging - Adding a New Dimension to the Ultrasound Market
  • Reimbursement Issues Threaten Future Growth of 3D Medical Imaging Market
  • Medical Cloud: A New Chapter in Information Sharing II-10. Comparison of 2D, 3D and 4D Ultrasound Imaging Technologies


  • Diagnostic Imaging - The New Name for Medical Imaging
  • 3D Medical Imaging
  • Objectives of 3D Imaging
  • Ultrasound - Definition
  • Ultrasound Technology
  • Ultrasound Machine
  • Uses
  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Uses
  • Four Modes of Ultrasound Used in Medical Imaging
  • Application Areas
  • Advances in 3D Ultrasound Technology
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • CT Hardware
  • Role of CT Scanners in Medical Imaging
  • Types of CT Scanners
  • Spiral CT Scanning
  • Advantages of CT Scanners
  • Disadvantages
  • Multi-Slice CTs - Rising Popularity
  • Angiography
  • 3D Angiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • The Procedure
  • Advantages
  • MRI Applications
  • New Application Areas for MRI
  • Neuro MRI
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Intraoperative MRI
  • Breast MRI
  • Functional MRI
  • Open MRI
  • Technological Challenges


  • Samsung Electronics America Introduces FRV Technology
  • St Jude Medical Introduces Ilumien Optis System in Japan
  • Toshiba Medical Systems Europe Unveils Aquilion ONE/ ViSION Edition and Aquilion PRIME CT Scanners
  • GE Healthcare Unveils MR VesselIQ Xpress and CardiacVX Software
  • Siemens Introduces ACUSON X 700 Ultrasound Systems in India
  • Aspect Imaging Introduces M2™ 3D MR-Based Histology System
  • GE Healthcare Launches MAVRIC SL MRI Technique
  • Royal Philips Electronics Introduces ClearVue 650 Ultrasound System
  • Aspect Imaging Rolls Out M Series Compact MRI Systems
  • Hitachi Aloka Medical Launches F37 Digital Diagnostic Ultrasound System
  • ContextVision to Unveil Medical Imaging Products
  • Royal Philips Electronics Receives 510(k) Approval from US FDA for EchoNavigator
  • PreXion Obtains FDA Approval for The Eclipse 3D CBCT Dental Scanner
  • EOS Imaging Receives FDA Approval for sterEOS 1.5 3D Imaging Software
  • Planmed Obtains Clearance from KFDA for Verity Extremity Scanner
  • TeraRecon and KDDI Unveil New Real-Time, Cloud-Based 3D Imaging Solution
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems Rolls Out Aquilion One Vision Edition 640-Slice CT Scanner
  • GE Healthcare Launches Silent Scan Technology for Lessening Noise during MR Scans
  • Jinma Yangming Unveils 3D Medical Imaging System and Regional Medical Imaging Information Product
  • Royal Philips Electronics Launches iU22 xMatrix Ultrasound System Upgraded with Vision 2012
  • Esaote to Unveil New Features of Virtual Navigator
  • Esaote Expands MyLab™ Ultrasound Imaging Line
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems Upgrades Ultrasound Systems
  • Digital ArtForms Rolls Out iMedic3D Interface
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems Rolls Out Aplio™ 500 Ultrasound System
  • Epiphan Systems to Roll Out Mediphan Ultrasound Image Capture Systems
  • AllTech Medical Systems Introduces EchoStar MRI System
  • Medipattern Unveils Visualize:Vascular™ 3D Vascular Imaging Solution
  • TomTec Unveils New Version of 4DSono-Scan
  • GE Healthcare Secures FDA Clearance for Veo Computed Tomography Technology
  • Intelerad Launches IntelePACS 3D
  • PreXion Introduces 3D Cone Imaging System for Dentistry
  • Madison Company Introduces New Ultrasound Imaging Technology


  • 3D Diagnostix Enters into Collaboration with Planmeca
  • Analogic Takes Over Ultrasonix Medical
  • Sectra and CT Frank Technology Ink Partnership Agreement
  • Philips Signs Partnership Agreement with St Jude Medical for Technology Integration
  • Fovia Medical Inks Partnership Agreement with Radiant Sage to Offer High Definition Volume Rendering®
  • Samsung Takes Over NeuroLogica
  • 3D Systems Takes Over Vidar Systems and Z from Contex Group
  • Olympus Signs Capital and Business Alliance Agreements with Sony
  • Imorgon Enters into Partnership with TomTec
  • Esaote International to Take Over 3mensio Medical Imaging
  • NantWorks Acquires Ziosoft
  • Sectra and University Hospitals Ink Medical Imaging Research Agreement
  • Naviscan and Chindex Medical Sign Distribution Agreement
  • Fovia Medical Collaborates with Merge Healthcare


  • Barco NV (Belgium)
  • GE Healthcare (UK)
  • Hitachi Aloka Medical Ltd. (Japan)
  • Philips Healthcare (US)
  • Samsung Medison America, Inc. (USA)
  • Siemens Healthcare (Germany)
  • The Esaote Group (Italy)
  • TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH (Germany)
  • Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. (US)


III. Market

1. The United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. Europe

5. Asia-Pacific

6. Latin America

7. Rest Of World

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 77 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 96)

  • The United States (50)
  • Canada (10)
  • Japan (9)
  • Europe (21)
  • - France (2)
  • - Germany (3)
  • - The United Kingdom (2)
  • - Italy (3)
  • - Rest of Europe (11)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (4)
  • Middle East (2)

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