Intraoperative Imaging Market size is projected to expand at a substantial rate between 2023 to 2032 due to the rising number of surgeries and an increase in the use of these imaging devices to verify surgical accuracy and ensure implant placement.
An increase in the number of patients with brain tumors is expected to influence the intraoperative imaging industry from the oncology segment by 2032. There is a growing demand for appropriate imaging technology in medical institutions.
Despite fears about radiation exposure, the number of CT scan treatments is increasing at a stellar rate worldwide. Every year, more than 80 million CT scans are conducted in the United States, claim reports. MRI and CT scanners are powerful diagnostic tools for a wide range of ailments and injuries. As these devices are a vital element of the surgical setup for spine surgery, neurosurgery, and other operations, its value is expected to elevate across hospitals and clinics until 2032.
The intraoperative imaging market in the ENT surgery segment is expected to witness high progression by 2032 due to increasing occupational hearing hazards. Ear, nose, and throat devices are becoming increasingly non-invasive, supported by significant developments and investment by private and public entities. Accurate diagnosis of throat and nose diseases is becoming increasingly important, boosting intraoperative imaging industry prospects.
The market share in the orthopedic surgery segment is forecasted to grow at a significant rate owing to the increasing backlog of pending cases due to the pandemic. Number of large and small hospitals in the region had intermittently suspended orthopedic surgery during the pandemic to accommodate more COVID-19 patients. A massive number of postponed cases would create huge gains for shoulder, knee, and hip replacement surgeries, fostering market expansion.
Some of the leading intraoperative imaging companies worldwide include IMRIS Inc, Medtronic, Koninklijke Philips N.V., Toshiba, Siemens Heathineers and General Electric. New product developments will enable these firms to gain a competitive edge in the market.
The Russia-Ukraine war could have an indirect effect on the intraoperative imaging industry due to disruption in the supply chains for medical equipment, as well as by diverting resources and attention away from medical research and development. If the conflict results in a significant increase in casualties, there may be a greater progression for surgical procedures, which could strain healthcare systems and potentially boost the requirement for intraoperative imaging services in the region.