Entries by Lorna Young

CT Contrast Media Utilization Reaches a Crossroads

For the first time ever, the number and proportion of CT procedures conducted with no contrast media in the United States exceeded those conducted with contrast media in 2019, according to IMV Medical Information Division’s 2019 CT Market Outlook Report. IMV estimates that 52% of the 91.4 million CT procedures conducted in the U.S. in […]

PET Scan Volume Continuing to Grow at a Steady Pace

Procedure volume in the PET market is continuing to grow at about 6% per year in the United States since 2013, reaching its highest level ever in the U.S. in 2019. An estimated 2,200,800 clinical PET scans were performed in U.S. hospital and non-hospital sites using fixed PET imaging systems or mobile PET services, according […]

CT Departments Seek Workflow Improvements to Address Increased CT Utilization

CT imaging procedures have reached an all-time high in the United States, reaching an estimated 91.4 million in 2019, which is up 3% from 88.7 million CT procedures in 2018, according to IMV Medical Information Division’s newly published 2019 CT Market Outlook Report. This increase in total CT procedures is mirrored in the sentiment expressed […]

Radiologists in Global Markets Optimistic about Imaging Procedure Growth, but Priorities for Imaging Equipment are Local

Diagnostic imaging modalities have become essential tools in the diagnosis and management of patient conditions throughout the world.  However, local economic conditions and healthcare policies continue to influence the relative adoption of imaging modalities in the different global markets. To monitor and compare how the imaging modalities are being adopted on a worldwide basis, IMV’s […]