Latin America estimated to report rapid growth in computed tomography market
According to a report published by Future Market Insights (FMI), Latin America and Asia Pacific nations are estimated to report a rapid growth in the CT market over 2015-2025. The global market for CT is projected to record a double-digit CAGR for the forecast period. According to the report, the global CT market is segmented into seven key regions depending on geographic regions: North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, Middle East & Africa. Presently, North America followed by Europe is leading the market owing to factors such as significant spending power of large segments of the population and technological advancement. The factors driving the global CT market include increase in the number of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases, orthopedic disorders and cancer, growing acceptance in diagnostic centers and increasing demand for high-quality of healthcare services, advances in the digital imaging technology and significance for early detection of chronic cardiovascular diseases and cancer. However, inadequate regulatory frameworks and a dearth of appropriate reimbursement are major restraints of the CT market.
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