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Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market By Type (Front Protection Aprons, Vest and Skirt Aprons, Other Aprons), By Material (Lead Aprons, Light Lead Composite Aprons, Lead Free Aprons), By Application (Hospitals, Clinics and Radiology Centers, Research Laboratories): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2031

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Author's: Linu Dash | Roshan Deshmukh
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Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market Research, 2030

The global medical radiation protection aprons market was valued at $116.3 million in 2019, and is projected to reach $187.3 million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2022 to 2030. Radiation protection apron contains lead or any other material such as antimony, barium, or bismuth, are wear by healthcare practitioner, radiologist, and patient to get protection from ionizing radiation. The medical radiation lead aprons are widely used in medical facilities in order to protect patient and worker from unnecessary X-ray radiation exposure which is produced from diagnostic radiology procedures. The lead apron is designed in order to shield the body from harmful radiation.

Growth of the global medical radiation protection aprons market size is majorly driven by rise in prevalence of cancer, increase in the demand for cancer screening and rise in the number of medical imaging procedure. Moreover, increase in number of orthopedic surgeries and surge in need for radiation protection apron drive growth of the market. According to the Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs, in 2018, it was reported that around 65% of surgeons always wear a lead apron. Orthopedic surgeons using X-ray medical devices are also more prone to develop tumor, owing to exposure to harmful radiations.

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Moreover, increase in technological advancements in the healthcare sector are anticipated to fuel the medical radiation protection aprons market growth. For instance, in 2022, Burlington Medical, one of the largest medical protection manufactures, announced the launch of XENOLITE 800 NL. It is a super-lightweight, lead-free, and flexible apron used as X-ray radiation protection apron. There are three types of aprons that are used by healthcare practitioners, radiologists, orthopedic surgeons, and patients to protect themselves from harmful radiations. Moreover, in 2021, Trivitron, one of the world's largest medical equipment and device companies, announced the launch of SpaceD radiation protection aprons, which is used by the medical fraternity.

Furthermore, medical radiation protection aprons are widely used in medical imaging procedures to protect radiographers and patients from harmful radiations. Increase in number of X-ray procedures and surge in need for radiation protection aprons drive growth of the medical radiation protection aprons market share. Lead apron is widely used by patients for diagnosis during X-ray procedure to protect the body parts that are not involved in diagnosis. Radiation protection aprons are also used by healthcare practitioners to protect themselves from harmful radiations. In addition, increase in number of medical radiation protection aprons industry to manufacture radiation protection aprons drive growth of the market. Increase in awareness regarding radiation protection apron fuel growth of the market. For instance, in 2022, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, a questionnaire-based study was conducted to evaluate the level of awareness among dental practitioners in Uttar Pradesh (U.P) in India. It was reported that around 87% of dental practitioners in U.P. use lead aprons.  On the other hand, high cost of light weight radiation protective aprons hamper growth of the medical radiation protection apron market.

Medical Radiation Protection Apron Market Segmentation

The medical radiation protection aprons market share is segmented into type, material and application, and region. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into front protection aprons, vest & skirt aprons, and other aprons. The others include includes endodontic handpieces and implant handpieces. On the basis of material, the market is bifurcated into lead aprons, light lead composite aprons, and lead-free aprons. By application, the market is divided into hospitals, clinics & radiology centers, and research laboratories. Region wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

Segment Review

Medical Radiation Protection Apron Market by Type

The front protection aprons segment dominated the market in 2021, and is expected to continue this trend throughout the medical radiation protection aprons market forecast period, owing to increase in number of X-ray procedures and increase in number of medical radiation protection aprons industry that manufacture front protection aprons. On the other hand, vest & skirt aprons is expected to register fastest CAGR during the forecast period, owing rise in expenditure by government organization to develop healthcare sector, increase in prevalence of radiation therapy.   

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market by Type

     

Medical Radiation Protection Apron Market by Material

The lead apron segment dominated the market in 2019, and is expected to continue this trend throughout the forecast period, owing to increase in prevalence of diagnostic medical imaging procedures and increase in demand for lead apron among wearers. On the other hand, the lead-free apron segment is expected to witness considerable market growth during the forecast period, owing to increase in demand for light weight radiation protection aprons.

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market
By Material
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Lead Aprons segment held a dominant position in 2021 and would continue to maintain the lead over the forecast period.

 Medical Radiation Protection Apron Market by Application

The hospitals segment dominated the market in 2019, and is expected to continue this trend during the forecast period, owing to increase in demand for radiation therapy in hospitals, increase in number of hospitals, and initiatives taken by governments for development of advanced hospital facilities.

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market by Application

Medical Radiation Protection Apron Market by Region

The North America market was dominant, in terms of revenue among other regions in 2019, owing to rise in prevalence of cancer, increase in number of X-ray procedures, presence of key players, and development in R&D activities in the radiology sector in the region. On the other hand, Asia-Pacific is expected to register fastest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to increase in prevalence of diseases, which require medical imaging, rise in safety awareness among population working under radiation environment, growth in health care expenditures, and rise in adoption of lead aprons in hospitals.

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market by Region

Some of the major companies that operate in the global medical radiation protection aprons market size include AADCO Medical, Inc., AliMed Inc., Amray Radiation Protection, Bar-Ray Products, Barrier Technologies, BLOXR Solutions, Burlington Medical, Infab Corporation, Kemper Medical Inc., Kiran, Protech Medical., Shielding Intl., Techo-Aide, Trivitron Healthcare, Xena Shield, Indo Surgical private limited, and Wolf X-Ra.                                   

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the medical radiation protection aprons market analysis from 2019 to 2030 to identify the prevailing medical radiation protection aprons market opportunity.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the medical radiation protection aprons market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global medical radiation protection aprons market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Market Size By 2030
Market Size By 2030

USD 187.3 million

Growth Rate
Growth Rate

CAGR of 4.7%

Forecast period
Forecast period

2019 - 2030

Report Pages
Report Pages

235

Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market By Type
By Type
  • Front Protection Aprons
  • Vest and Skirt Aprons
  • Other Aprons
Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market By Material
By Material
  • Lead Aprons
  • Light Lead Composite Aprons
  • Lead Free Aprons
Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market By Application
By Application
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics and Radiology Centers
  • Research Laboratories
Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market By Region
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Rest Of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (Japan, China, Australia, India, South Korea, Rest Of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE, Rest Of LAMEA)
Key Market Players
Key Market Players

AADCO Medical, Inc., Kiran, barrier technologies, Shielding Intl., BLOXR Solutions, infab corporation, Kemper Medical Inc., Velcro BVBA, AliMed Inc, Techo-Aide, Lite Tech, Inc., Trivitron Healthcare, Protech Medical., Burlington Medical, Amray Radiation Protection

Analyst Review

Medical radiation protection aprons aim to provide protection against harmful radiations. It is made from various materials such as lead, Bismuth, and Antimony. The medical radiation protection aprons market is expected to witness growth during the forecast period, owing to rise in number of diagnostic imaging procedures, increase in number of radiation centers, and rise in awareness among people regarding radiation protection aprons.

For instance, in July 2022, Burlington Medical, one of the largest radiation protection manufacturers, announced the launch of XENOLITE 800 NL (No-Lead) apron series. It is a super-lightweight, lead-free, flexible, and recyclable x-ray radiation protection apron. Hence, such factors propel the market growth.

Author Name(s) : Linu Dash | Roshan Deshmukh
Frequently Asked Questions?

The top companies that hold the market share in medical radiation protection aprons market AADCO Medical, Inc., AliMed Inc., Amray Radiation Protection, Bar-Ray Products, Barrier Technologies, BLOXR Solutions, Burlington Medical, Infab Corporation, Kemper Medical Inc., Kiran, Protech Medical., Shielding Intl., Techo-Aide, Trivitron Healthcare, Xena Shield, Indo Surgical private limited, and Wolf X-Ra.

Asia-Pacific is expected to register highest CAGR of 5.4% from 2022 to 2031, owing to increase in prevalence of diseases, which require medical imaging, rise in safety awareness among population working under radiation environment, growth in health care expenditures, and rise in adoption of lead aprons in hospitals.

The key trends in the medical radiation protection aprons market are rise in prevalence of cancer, increase in the demand for cancer screening and rise in the number of medical imaging procedure.

The base year for the report is 2021.

Yes, medical radiation protection aprons market market companies are profiled in the report

The total market value of medical radiation protection aprons market market is $116.25 million in 2019.

The forecast period in the report is from 2022 to 2030

The market value of medical radiation protection aprons market in 2020 was $119.51 million

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Medical Radiation Protection Aprons Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2031