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North American Radiation Protection Apron Market 2019-2024: Increasing Usage of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy for Diagnosis

DUBLIN, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "North American Radiation Protection Apron Market by Type (Front Protection, Vest and Skirt, Pregnancy Lead Apron), Material (Lead Aprons, Lead-Free Apron, Light Lead Composite Apron), Country (US, Canada) - North America - Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

The North American medical radiation protection aprons market is projected to reach USD 49 million by 2024 from USD 36 million in 2019, at a CAGR of 6.6% during the forecast period.

The growth of the North American medical radiation protection aprons market is primarily driven by the increasing safety awareness among people working in radiation-prone environments, growth in the number of trained radiologic technologists, growing number of orthopedic and spine surgeries, and the increasing prevalence of cancer.

Front protection aprons accounted for the largest share of the North American Medical radiation protection aprons market in 2018

Based on type, the medical radiation protection aprons market is segmented into front protection aprons, vest and skirt aprons, and other aprons. In 2018, the front protection aprons segment accounted for the largest share of the North American medical radiation protection aprons market. The large share of this segment is attributed to the wide availability and high usage of these aprons in end-user facilities such as dental clinics and hospital settings.

Lead aprons accounted for the largest share of the North American medical radiation protection aprons market in 2018

On the basis of material, the North American medical radiation protection aprons market is segmented into lead aprons, light lead composite aprons, and lead-free aprons. The lead aprons segment accounted for the largest share of the North American medial radiation protection aprons market in 2018. The large share of this segment can be attributed to the durability of these aprons and their efficiency in blocking radiation and protecting the body.

US dominates the North American medical radiation protection aprons market

The US accounted for the largest share of the North American medical radiation protection aprons market in 2018. The large share of the US can be attributed to the rising incidence of cancer, the increasing prevalence of spine and orthopedic diseases, growing geriatric population, and the strong presence of key players in the country.

The major players operating in this market are Infab Corporation (US), Bar - Ray Products (US), Burlington Medical LLC (US), Shielding International, Inc. (US), and AliMed, Inc. (US).

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Dynamics
3.2.1 Drivers
3.2.1.1 Increasing Number of Trained Radiologic Technologists
3.2.1.2 Increasing Safety Awareness Among People Working in Radiation-Prone Environments
3.2.1.3 Growing Number of Orthopedic and Spine Surgeries
3.2.1.4 Rising Prevalence of Cancer
3.2.2 Restraints
3.2.2.1 No Mandate for Using Lead Aprons During Dental X-Ray Procedures in the US
3.2.3 Opportunities
3.2.3.1 Increasing Usage of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy for Diagnosis
3.2.4 Challenges
3.2.4.1 Discomfort and Pain Due to the Heavy Weight of Lead Aprons

4 North American Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market, By Type
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Front Protection Aprons
4.3 Vest and Skirt Aprons
4.4 Other Aprons

5 North American Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market, By Material
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Lead Aprons
5.3 Light Lead Composite Aprons
5.4 Lead-Free Aprons

6 Average Selling Price for Medical Radiation Protection Aprons

7 Usage and Purchase Pattern

8 North American Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market, By Country
8.1 Introduction
8.1.1 US
8.1.2 Canada

9 Company Ranking Analysis
9.1 Introduction

10 Company Profiles
10.1 Infab Corporation
10.2 Bar - Ray Products
10.3 Alimed, Inc.
10.4 Burlington Medical
10.5 Shielding International, Inc.

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