In 2017, the number of clinical PET and PET/CT scans performed in the U.S. is estimated at 1.945 million. This is a net increase of about 13% when compared to 2015. These scans were performed at approximately 2,400 sites using fixed or mobile PET, PET/CT or PET/MR scanners. The IMV 2018 PET Imaging Market Summary Report tracks the growth of PET imaging procedures, installed equipment, equipment market share, equipment purchase plans, radiopharmaceutical usage and other important market trends, making it an essential tool for strategic planning and market development initiatives.
Key trends in clinical PET patient studies
- How many clinical PET studies will be conducted in 2017 in hospital and non-hospital locations?
- How many were for oncology, cardiology and neurology clinical applications?
- How do the number and types of procedures compare to prior years?
PET Equipment Installed Base & Purchase Plans
- What is the installed base of fixed PET/CT and PET units in the U.S.?
- How many sites use mobile PET/CT or PET services?
- What is the installed base market share by vendor?
- What is the current replacement cycle for PET scanners?
- What is the forecast for purchases of PET scanners over the next 5 years?
- What is the brand loyalty of customers for future purchases?
Radiopharmaceutical Utilization and Budgets
- What is the market share by supplier for radiopharmaceuticals?
- What is the average radiopharmaceutical expenditure per PET scan?
- How much will be spent on PET radiopharmaceuticals in 2017 per site and in total?
Site Operations Characteristics
- What types of FTE staff do departments with fixed PET/CT or PET utilize?
- How many patient studies are conducted per FTE?
- What are the typical operating hours of PET Departments?
- What is the typical waiting time for an outpatient PET study?