Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Forecast(2022 - 2027)

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Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Overview

The Global Fixed and Mobile C-arms market size is forecast to reach $3.1 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2022 to 2027, owing to the growing number of surgical procedures and technological advances in the development of novel C-arms & x-ray technology and so on. The growing geriatric population is susceptible to a variety of chronic disorders, rise in surgical procedures and so on, have also been impacting the market growth. Integration with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies help physicians in complex procedures such as surgical progress monitoring, embolization, fluoroscopic intraoperative imaging as well as orthopedic procedures. Furthermore, technological advancements in the development of mobile C-arms, governmental efforts towards medical treatment optimization and so on, are set to accelerate its application in a variety of medical fields, on the long run.

Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Report Coverage

The report: “Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Report – Forecast (2022-2027)” by IndustryARC covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Fixed and Mobile C-arms industry.

By Product Type: Fixed C-arms and Mobile C-arms (Full-size C-arms and Mini C-arms).
By Imaging Technology: 2D and 3D.
By Detector: Flat Panel Detector and Image Intensifier.
By Application: Orthopedics and Trauma, Neurosurgery, Cardiovascular, Pain Management, Pulmonology, Urology, Endoscopy, General Surgery, Gastroenterology and Others.
By End User: Hospitals, Specialized Clinics, Surgical Centers, Diagnostic Centers and Others.
By Geography - North America (U.S, Canada, Mexico), Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Others), APAC (China, Japan India, South Korea, Australia and Others), South America (Brazil, Argentina and Others) and Rest of the World (Middle East, Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • Mobile C-arms segment is analyzed to witness the fastest growth in the fixed and mobile C-arms market during 2022-2027, due to growing popularity of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the healthcare industry, expansion of small clinics & low budget health centers and many others.
  •  Orthopedics and Trauma application is analyzed to be the fastest growing in the fixed and mobile C-arms market during the forecast period 2022-2027, owing to a rise in elderly population, along with growing prevalence of musculoskeletal diseases, orthopedic disorders and so on.
  • North America region dominated the fixed and mobile C-arms market in 2021, attributed to factors such as well-established healthcare infrastructure, high investment on R&D activities and so on.
  • Rapid rise in geriatric population coupled with prevalence of various chronic diseases and technological advancements towards cloud, artificial intelligence & others for improving medical treatment is analyzed to significantly drive the market growth of fixed and mobile C-arms during the forecast period 2022-2027.

Global Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Value Share - By Region, 2021 (%)

Global Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market

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Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Segment Analysis - By Product Type

Mobile C-arms segment is analyzed to witness the fastest growth in the fixed and mobile C-arms market with a CAGR of 6.3% during 2022-2027Compared to fixed C-arms, mobile C-arms offer several advantages including compact size, lightweight designs, flexibility, portability and many others. This in turn, helps in enabling physicians to monitor progress during the surgery at any point of time, ensuring immediate corrections, eventually creating its wider adaptability across small and large hospitals. With growing popularity of minimally invasive surgical procedures within healthcare industry, significant demand for easy-to-use portable medical equipment, expansion of small clinics & low budget health centers, increasing investment & research in medical technologies and so on; are attributing to the market growth. Technological advancements in the development of mobile C-arms, along with the integration of AI & machine learning algorithms, increased efficiency in 3-D navigation, image quality enhancement, rapid adaption in digital subtraction angiography and so on, can further drive the market growth forward. In November 2021, FUJIFILM Healthcare Americas announced about the launch of a compact mobile C-arm imaging solution, Persona CS mobile fluoroscopy system, designed for rapid as well as seamless positioning within operating room environments. This development was done to offer enhanced live image guidance for a broad range of surgeries like orthopedic, pain management as well as emergency procedures. Such factors can be considered highly essential in driving the growth of mobile C-arms industry in the coming time.

Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Segment Analysis- By Application

Orthopedics and Trauma application is analyzed to grow with the highest CAGR of 5.2% in the fixed and mobile C-arms market during the forecast period 2022-2027. Increase in the geriatric or elderly population, along with growing prevalence of musculoskeletal diseases and orthopedic disorders have been attributed to the market growth of fixed and mobile C-arms. Moreover, C-arms have started gaining wide popularity across orthopedic surgery applications, owing to several benefits including ease in operability, high efficiency and image quality, thus improving precision in operating rooms. Rapid rise in knee or hip replacement surgeries, significant adaption of advanced mobile C-arms in orthopedic surgeries, along with increasing cases related to emergency and trauma can also drive the market growth forward. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), over 450,000 total hip replacement surgeries are being performed in the United States on annual basis. In addition, the organization further stated that this is expected to reach 635,000 surgeries per year by 2030. These factors are set to accelerate the demand for fixed and mobile C-arms for serving orthopedics and trauma application areas on the long run.

Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Segment Analysis- By Geography

North America region dominated the fixed and mobile C-arms market with a share of around 37% in 2021, attributed to factors such as well-established healthcare infrastructure, high R&D investments, increasing emphasis on improving medical treatment servicesand so on. In addition, governmental investments or initiatives on improving healthcare, surging adaption of advanced technology, along with increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, is also assisting the market growth. Furthermore, rapid rise in ageing population and growing incidences of surgical procedures can also be considered vital in impacting the growth of fixed and mobile C-arms market in the region. In March 2021, GE Healthcare had obtained U.S Food and Drug administration approval for the production and operation of a surgical imaging C-arm system, OEC 3D, with the capability of 3D and 2D imaging. Such factors are set to help in boosting the growth of fixed and mobile C-arms within North American markets.

Rapid rise in geriatric population coupled with prevalence of various chronic diseases is positively impacting the market growth of fixed and mobile C-arms:

Rapid rise in geriatric population merged with prevalence of various chronic diseases act as a major factor driving the market demand for fixed and mobile C-arms. Since old aged population group is more prone to develop multiple health problems such as hearing loss, cataracts or refractive errors, back & neck pain and osteoarthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and so on; which significantly raises the need for surgical procedures. Adaption of C-arms eventually help the surgeons meet invasive surgery demands among the geriatric population, thus driving its market growth. Moreover, growing development of fixed and mobile C-arms for conducting medical treatment of aged population, increased emphasis on improving patient care, along with higher adaption of advanced medical equipment for treating older patients, is also influencing its market growth overtime. According to the Aging and Healthcare Report from World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people aged 80 and above is expected to triple between 2020 and 2050, reaching 426 million. In June 2022, New jersey advocates to Aging Well-partnered with PHI to focus on the direct care workforce, through essential care initiative to New Jersey. These direct care workers will assist older population and people with disabilities throughout the state in caring for the ageing population, alongside providing critical medical care during lockdown or emergencies. These factors are set to accelerate the growth of fixed and mobile C-arms market on the long run.

Technological advancements towards cloud, artificial intelligence and others, for improving medical treatment drive the market growth of fixed and mobile C-arms:

Technological advancements towards integrating cloud, AI and others for improving medical treatment operations can be considered as a potential driver boosting the growth for fixed and mobile C-arms. Integration of C-arms with AI and machine learning technologies for better imaging and high efficiency help in improving overall operational efficiency, thus driving its market demands. Furthermore, government initiatives aimed at improving healthcare infrastructure, rise in the number of well-established hospitals and critical care centres, rising awareness about IoT, AI & ML in healthcare sector, are some of the crucial factors surging the demand for C-arms. In March 2021, The Dutch Association of Surgery conducted a nationwide survey on general surgeons' perceptions of artificial intelligence. According to the reports, 85 % of respondents agreed that AI could be useful in the surgical fieldand 61 % expected AI to improve their diagnostic ability. In January 2022, Philips Healthcare launched an Image-Guided Therapy Mobile C-arm system to improve clinical accuracy and efficiency. Utilizing latest technologies like cloud, robotics, AI, this development aimed at improving treatment outcomes for the patients undergoing endovascular treatment. Such factors are set to drive the demand for fixed and mobile C-arms on the long run.

Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Challenges

High costs associated with manufacturing, installation and maintenance of C-arms is restraining the market growth:

High cost associated with manufacturing, installation and maintenance act as a major factor hampering the market growth of fixed and mobile C-arms. Due to need for combining benefits like higher accuracy, precision and robustness, these C-arms need to be manufactured with utmost precision that requires high costs and expenses. However, attributed to complex features and functionalities, mobile C-arms can cost-up to or more than 200000 USD, thus reducing its adaptability within small clinics or rural hospitals. Moreover, installation and maintenance services of such medical equipment fall in the higher end, due to requirement of skilled and trained professionals. Advanced mobile C-arms are linked to generators of up to 20kW that allow the penetration of dense anatomies. The most expensive C-arms are made by GE Healthcare, OEM 9900 Elite and Ziehm Imaging Vision RFD, they have huge picture screens for precise image evaluation. Aside from the high cost of stationary and mobile C-arms equipment, there are also direct charges for printers and DICOM boxes which raise the overall cost of installation, thus restraining the market growth of fixed and mobile C-arms.

Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Landscape

Product launches, acquisitions and R&D activities are key strategies adapted by players in the Fixed and Mobile C-arms market. The Fixed and Mobile C-arms market’s top 10 companies include:

  1. GE Healthcare
  2. Siemens Healthineers AG
  3. Koninklijke Philips N.V. 
  4. Ziehm Imaging GmbH
  5. Shimadzu Corporation
  6.  MediCardia Health Inc.
  7.  Hologic Corporation
  8. Canon Medical Systems
  9. FUJIFILM
  10. Eurocolumbus

Acquisitions/Technology Launches/Partnerships

  • In May 2022, MediCardia Health Inc. announced the integration of the C-arm CIED platform with the purpose of managing chronic cardiovascular conditions of the patients as well as management of cardiac implanted devices. The platform will have access to ample CIED data due to the integration of Optimize EP.
  • In June 2021, Siemens Healthineers released an updated version of the Cios Select mobile surgical C-arm with the features such as high-quality image intensifier technology, IDEAL dose management, advanced cyber security and so on. The system ensures high-quality images and simple operation.
  • In January 2020, Philips Healthcare had revealed about the major innovations to its X-ray system, with the launch of Zenition mobile C-arm platform, including a new Table Side User Interface as well as an extension integrating the intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). This expansion was meant to potentially improving and streamlining the activities and workflows within operating rooms, to enhance them treatment for peripheral vascular and coronary patients.

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1. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Market Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends by Company
    2.2 Key trends by Product Type
    2.3 Key trends segmented by geography
3. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market – Market Landscape
    3.1 Comparative Analysis
        3.1.1 Product/Company Benchmarking
        3.1.2 Top 5 Financial Analysis
        3.1.3 Market Value Split by Top 5 companies
        3.1.4 Patent Analysis
        3.1.5 Pricing Analysis
4. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium (Premium)
    4.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    4.2 New Business and Ease of Doing business index
    4.3 Case studies of successful ventures
    4.4 Customer Analysis
5. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market – Startup Company Scenario (Premium)
    5.1 Investment Analysis
    5.2 Venture Capital Funding Scenario
6. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Market Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints
    6.3 Porters five force model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market – By Strategic Analysis (Market Size - $Million/Billion)
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Product/Market Life Cycle
    7.4 Suppliers & Distributors
8. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - By Product Type
    8.1 Fixed C-arms
    8.2 Mobile C-arms
        8.2.1 Full-size C-arms
        8.2.2 Mini C-arms
9. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - By Imaging Technology
    9.1 2D
    9.2 3D
10. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - By Detector
    10.1 Flat Panel Detector
    10.2 Image Intensifier.
11. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - By Application
    11.1 Orthopedics and Trauma
    11.2 Neurosurgery
    11.3 Cardiovascular
    11.4 Pain Management
    11.5 Pulmonology
    11.6 Urology
    11.7 Endoscopy
    11.8 General Surgery
    11.9 Gastroenterology
    11.10Others
12. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - By End User
    12.1 Hospitals
    12.2 Specialized Clinics
    12.3 Surgical Centers
    12.4 Diagnostic Centers
    12.5 Others
13. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - By Geography (Market Size - $Million/Billion)
    13.1 North America
        13.1.1 U.S.
        13.1.2 Canada
        13.1.3 Mexico
    13.2 Europe
        13.2.1 U.K
        13.2.2 Germany
        13.2.3 France
        13.2.4 Italy
        13.2.5 Spain
        13.2.6 Others
    13.3 APAC
        13.3.1 China
        13.3.2 Japan
        13.3.3 India
        13.3.4South Korea
        13.3.5 Australia
        13.3.6 Others
    13.4 South America
        13.4.1 Brazil
        13.4.2 Argentina
        13.4.3 Others
    13.5 RoW
        13.5.1 Middle East
        13.5.2 Africa
14. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Entropy
15. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Industry Competition Landscape (Premium)
    15.1 Global Market Share
    15.2 Market Share by Region
    15.3 Market Share by Product Type
16. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market - Key Company List by Country Premium (Premium)
17. Fixed and Mobile C-arms Market Company Analysis
    17.1 GE Healthcare
    17.2 Siemens Healthineers AG
    17.3 Koninklijke Philips N.V. 
    17.4 MediCardia Health Inc.
    17.5 Ziehm Imaging GmbH
    17.6 Shimadzu Corporation
    17.7 Hologic Corporation
    17.8 Canon Medical Systems
    17.9 FUJIFILM
    17.10 Eurocolumbus 
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