The still digital radiography market is expected to grow 10% y/y to reach US$1.1 billion in 2021, while the fluoroscopy market is also expected to grow steadily at 8% to reach 463.2 million by the end of 2021. Expected to be USD. These figures, taken from Signify Research’s General Radiography & Fluoroscopy – World 2021 report, show a promising recovery after a difficult 2020 years during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The general radiography market grew by 12% in 2020 due to extraordinary demand for mobile radiography systems. The global market for mobile radiography systems is estimated to have grown by a staggering 77% year-over-year.
When COVID-19 is severe, the subsequent and more aggressive form of pneumonia is screened for early on by mobile digital radiography (DR) equipment. The mobile DR system’s bedside imaging capabilities are also used to monitor the development of pneumonia. This permits use in intensive care units, emergency rooms, and emergency departments. In order to augment their current stocks during the height of the epidemic, hospitals and healthcare facilities around the globe were in desperate need of mobile radiography systems due to shortages from the majority of the major suppliers.
On the other hand, a 39% decline in the market for mobile radiography systems worldwide is expected in 2021. The rising installed base will reduce the need for new systems in the coming years, given the majority of hospitals and clinics just purchased mobile radiography systems during the epidemic. The replacement of more outdated analog systems is expected to drive the market’s projected return to growth in 2023.
His fluoroscopy equipment and fixed radiography system went over budget as medical facilities quickly switched to mobile devices, frequently forsaking brand allegiance to existing systems. The still digital radiography (DR) market experienced a 14% year-over-year reduction in 2020. Sales of stationary DR systems decreased by 11% in terms of units in 2020. By the end of 2021, investment in the inpatient general radiography market is anticipated to reach pre-pandemic levels as the pandemic eases and healthcare budgets progressively rebound.