Asia Pacific Open System MRI Market Trends and Forecasts 2015-2019

May 27, 2015, 14:59 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Asia Pacific Open System MRI Market - Growth, Trends And Forecasts (2014 - 2019)"  report to their offering. 

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Asia Pacific market is the fastest growing market for Open System MRI. MRI is a powerful diagnostic tool which is replacing CT because of its higher sensitivity and use of non-ionizing radiations. Open MRI is the more popular one between the two available systems of MRI, open and closed. Open MRI systems have a magnetic field in the top and bottom and do not enclose the patient in a tunnel. This prevents the patients becoming Claustrophobic. There is a study which shows that one in every 6 patients suffers from claustrophobia hence the open system is preferred and is fast replacing the closed system. 

The Asia Pacific market mainly comprises of China, India, Japan, South Korea and Australia. China and India are the most populous countries in this region contributing to the increased demand for advanced healthcare facilities. There is also an increase in the incidence of diseases and cancers increasing the demand for advanced diagnostic tools like MRI. Japan holds a large share of the Asia Pacific market with a high per capita income and advanced technology. Australia also has a fast growing market with good healthcare facilities making technologies like Open System MRI more accessible.

The market can be segmented based on the resolution (low-field, mid-field and high field), the applications (Neurology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Oncology) and geographically (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and other countries). The key players in the industry are GE, Hitachi Medical Corporation, Philips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare and Toshiba Medical Systems.

Key Topics Covered: 

1. Introduction

2. Executive Summary

3. Market Overview

4. Increase in number of accidents 

5. Interpretation of complex data

6. Porters Five Force Analysis

7. Cardiology

8. China

9. Mergers & Acquisitions

10. Agreements, Collaborations & Partnerships

11. New Product Launches

12. Recommendations to new market players

13. Company Profiles 

  • GE Healthcare
  • Hitachi Medical Corporation
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Toshiba Medical Systems

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