Global Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Market 2018-2022
About Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry
DEXA is a means of measuring bone mineral density (BMD) quickly and accurately for examining individuals at risk of osteoporosis and in helping clinicians' recommend the appropriate fracture treatment.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global dual energy X-ray absorptiometry market to grow at a CAGR of 7.52% during the period 2018-2022.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global dual energy X-ray absorptiometry market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Market 2018-2022
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global dual energy X-ray absorptiometry market: GENERAL ELECTRIC, Hitachi, Hologic, and OSI Systems.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is increase in medical tourism. One of the key trends in the dual energy X-ray absorptiometry market is the increase in medical tourism. Factors such as low medical treatment cost offered by developing countries, availability of cheap flights, and increased marketing, positively influence medical tourism.”
According to the report, one driver in the market is advantages of DEXA. DEXA is an advanced X-ray technology that aids in the precise identification of osteoporosis and also provides an accurate estimate of fracture risks. For measuring BMD, DEXA bone densitometry is considered as the established standard.
Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is high cost of equipment. DEXA systems with specific and advanced features are expensive to procure and maintain due to which their adoption can be hindered. In cases of customization as per end-user needs, the total cost of the DEXA system can increase.