Automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) is an operator independent system that obtains three dimensional (3D) high resolution imaging. The system is time-efficient and has similar sensitivity, cancer detection rate, diagnostic accuracy rates and image quality when compared with hand held ultrasound.

Statistics:

The global automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) market is estimated to account for US$ 275.1 Mn in terms of value and 1,270 units in terms of volume by the end of 2027.

Global Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) Market: Drivers

Increasing adoption of FDA-approved ABUS is expected to boost growth of the global automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) market over the forecast period. For instance, in August 2019, St. Mary’s Women’s Imaging, Oklahoma (U.S) started offering the InveniaTM ABUS 2.0.

Global Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) Market: Opportunities

Increasing R&D in enhanced imaging techniques is expected offer lucrative growth opportunities for players in the global automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) market. For instance, in July 2019, researchers from Acıbadem Mehmet Ali Aydınlar University School of Medicine, Turkey, reported comparison of ABUS reading time of breast radiologist to a radiology resident independent of the clinical outcomes, in a research published in the European Journal of Breast Health.

Global Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) Market: Market Restraints

Codes associated with ABUS are complex. Therefore, lack of trained professional is expected to hinder growth of the market.

Key Takeaways:

The North America region held dominant position in the global automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) market in 2018, accounting for 41.6% share in terms of value, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific, respectively. The growth of the market is attributed to increasing technological advancement and increasing focus towards women health during the forecast period.

Market Trends

The market is witnessing increasing number of breast imaging centers. For instance, in February 2019, QTbreasthealth started a breast imaging center in San Jose, California. Key players in the market are focused on offering 3D printed images. For instance, in February 2019, QT Ultrasound created the first 3D printing of the breast duct system in a living woman using QTscan.

Global Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) Market: Competitive Landscape

Major players operating in the global automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) market include, General Electric Co., Siemens AG, Hitachi Ltd., QT Ultrasound LLC, Ikonopedia, and SonoCiné Inc.

Global Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) Market: Key Developments

Key players in the market are focused on product approval and launch to expand their product portfolio. For instance, in October 2018, QT Ultrasound LLC’s QT Scanner 2000 Model A received breakthrough device designation from the U.S FDA. Key players in the market are focused on adopting partnership strategies to expand their product portfolio. For instance, in August 2019, Terason Ultrasound, an ultrasound imaging company, and DiA Imaging Analysis, a provider of AI-based solutions for ultrasound analysis, signed a partnership deal, under which DiA Imaging Analysis will offer its cardiac solutions on Terason's point-of-care ultrasound devices.

Segmentation:

  • Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Latin America
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Europe
      • By Country:
        • Germany
        • U.K.
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Middle East
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
        •  
      • By Country:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
  • Company Profiles
    • General Electric Co.*
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Key Highlights
      • Financial Overview
      • Strategies
    • Siemens AG
    • Hitachi Ltd.
    • QT Ultrasound LLC
    • Ikonopedia
    • SonoCiné Inc.

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

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