Global Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents Market Outlook: 2015-2021 - Market is Expected to Reach $797.5 Million by 2021

Dec 21, 2015, 02:30 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, December 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents Market Outlook: 2015-2021" report to their offering. 


Microbubbles/ ultrasound contrast agents for medical imaging have been swiftly translated from exploratory research to clinical application. It helps to sharpen the image, improve the reliability of the scan and reduce the need for unnecessary downstream testing. In addition, microbubbles can be employed for diagnostic imaging and as a therapeutic tool. These are safe, convenient, completely radiation-free, versatile, and routinely used by physicians throughout the world to obtain a reliable ultrasound diagnosis. 

The global microbubbles/ ultrasound contrast agents market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 28.7% to reach $797.5 million by 2021 from 2015. The research report on microbubbles market provides comprehensive analysis of the global market and helps in understanding the driving forces for the growth of this market. The report also provides analysis of major applications such as molecular imaging, gene therapy, drug delivery, and stem cell delivery with their application areas, trends, challenges, and opportunities in this market. In addition, the report analyzes the global microbubbles market by various disease areas such as renal disorder, cardiovascular, and neurology with their drivers, restraints, ongoing research, and future potential. 

The market has been segmented by geography as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW) with a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis. North America is the major market in the global microbubble market and is expected to dominate this market during the forecast period followed by Europe, and Asia-Pacific. 

Lantheus Medical Imaging with its DEFINITY ultrasound contrast imaging agent dominated the global microbubbles/ ultrasound contrast agents market in 2014. The other major players in the global microbubble market include Bracco Imaging S. p. A., Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited, and GE Healthcare. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1 Introduction to Global Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents Market 

2 Executive Summary 

3 Market Insights 

4 Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents Market, Future Prospects, By Application 

5 Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents Market, Future Prospects, By Disease Area 

6 Recent Researches on Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents 

7 Microbubbles/Ultrasound Contrast Agents Market, By Geography 

8 Company Profiles 

- Bracco SpA 
- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited 
- GE Healthcare 
- Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. 

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