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Small Animal Imaging (In Vivo) Market - By Systems And Reagents [Micro-PET, Optical Imaging, Micro-MRI, Micro-SPECT, Micro-Ultrasound, Micro-CT & Multimodality/Hybrid Imaging Modalities] - Competitive Analysis & Global Forecasts To 2017

3.2.2 SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) MARKET, BY REAGENTS 38

3.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 39

3.3.1 DRIVERS 40

3.3.1.1 Technological Advancements 40

3.3.1.2 Growing Adoption Rate for small animal Imaging 41

3.3.1.3 Rising Application of Functional Imaging 41

3.3.1.4 Increasing Number of Pharma Companies and Research Institutions 42

3.3.2 RESTRAINTS 42

3.3.2.1 High Device Cost 42

3.3.2.2 Technological Limitations 43

3.3.2.3 High Cost and Data Requirements for Bringing New Technology 43

3.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 44

3.3.3.1 Next Unique Combinations in MRI 44

3.3.3.2 High Resolution & Sensitivity of Imaging Devices with Usage in Multiple Applications 44

3.3.3.3 Emerging Markets 45

3.3.4 CHALLENGES 45

3.3.4.1 Sustainability of Players in Highly Competitive Market 45

3.3.4.2 Availability of Radiopharmaceuticals 46

3.4 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS 47

3.4.1 BY TECHNOLOGY 47

3.4.2 BY MARKET PLAYERS 47

3.4.3 BY GEOGRAPHY 50

 

4 GLOBAL SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) SYSTEMS MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 51

4.1 INTRODUCTION 52

4.2 STANDALONE TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) 54

4.2.1 NUCLEAR IMAGING 57

4.2.1.1 Micro-SPECT 59

4.2.1.2 Micro-PET 60

4.2.2 OPTICAL IMAGING 62

4.2.2.1 Fluorescence 65

4.2.2.2 Bioluminescence 66

4.2.2.3 Near Infrared Fluorescence 67

4.2.3 MICRO-MRI 69

4.2.4 MICRO-CT 71

4.2.5 MICRO-ULTRASOUND 73

4.3 MULTIMODAL IMAGING FOR SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) 75

4.3.1 MULTIMODAL NUCLEAR IMAGING DEVICES 76

4.3.1.1 SPECT + CT 77

4.3.1.2 SPECT + MR 78

4.3.1.3 PET + CT 79

4.3.1.4 PET + MR 80

4.3.1.5 SPECT + PET + CT 81

4.3.2 MULTIMODAL OPTICAL IMAGING DEVICES 82

4.3.2.1 Optical+ X-ray + Radioisotopic 82

 

5 GLOBAL SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) MARKET, BY REAGENTS 83

5.1 INTRODUCTION 84

5.2 NUCLEAR IMAGING FOR SMALL ANIMAL IMAGING (IN VIVO) 86

5.2.1 PET TRACERS 88

5.2.1.1 Fluorine-18 based 92

5.2.1.2 Carbon-11 based 93

5.2.1.3 Copper-64 based 94

5.2.1.4 Others 95

5.2.2 SPECT PROBES 96

5.2.2.1 Technetium-99m based 97

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