The medical imaging equipment market includes: X-rays, mammography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, ultrasound imaging systems as well as contrast agents and injectors. Types of medical imaging include radiography, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance, endoscopy, thermography, sonography and photography.
The following report is a summary of the major procedural codes that were investigated and analyzed for consideration in the generation of procedural and market estimates and forecasts in this report. The number of procedures reported in this report is built from a bottom-up technique by investigating the number procedural claims at an outpatient and inpatient level. Procedural claims for a total of 568 CPT codes and 101 ICD-9-CM vol.3 codes were investigated and considered as part of this analysis.