High-frequency sound waves to generate cross-sectional and three-dimensional images of soft tissue.
Examples of conditions requiring ultrasound diagnostic imaging services:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Digestive and muscular conditions
The % of market by number of services increased in 2017/18 to 39%. The increase was driven by the procedure’s non-invasive nature and no requirement for radiation. Technological advancements have improved image quality, diagnostic data and lowered costs.