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Arthrosurface Markets First Allograft Implant To Replace Arthritic Thumb Bone

Orthopedic implant company Arthrosurface is hoping to get hand surgeons' attention with its new allograft thumb implant to treat osteoarthritis.

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Market Intel: Innovation Drives Growth, Draws Younger Patients In Joint Replacement Implants Market

The worldwide joint-replacement implants market is expected to hit $20bn by 2022, according to a new report from Meddevicetracker. The growth is driven by the rising number of elderly patients, whose natural joints have been damaged by arthritis, and the rising prevalence of chronic diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, and sport-related injuries. But a look at the market and the three largest segments  shoulder, knee and hip replacements  show that new technological advancements and improved surgical techniques are increasingly making joint replacement surgeries an option for younger people as well. Here's an overview and key insights from two orthopedic surgeons on the current market and key growth drivers and limiters.

Orthopedics Surgical Procedures

Orthopedic Implants: Interest Expands In Reverse Shoulders

With the economy improving and the total joint market slowly recovering, one of the brightest spots in the orthopedics industry is the market for shoulder replacements. While 2012 growth rates of total hips and knees are forecast in the low single digits – at 3% and 1%, respectively – the US shoulder replacement market is growing at a brisk 9.7% pace and is expected to reach approximately $620 million in revenues this year.

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Total Joint Market: Slowly Recovering

The $13 billion total joint market is facing a number of challenges coming off the recent recession. Although the demographics related to joint replacement remain strong, manufacturers continue to be plagued by downward pressure on implant prices, a slowdown in procedure volumes, and an ongoing shift in hospital purchasing. Many believe that J&J's recent acquisition of Synthes will spark a wave of consolidation in the industry.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Arthrosurface Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Steven Ek, Pres. & CEO
    Shane Shankle, VP, US Sales & Distribution
    Lester Fehr, VP, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Arthrosurface Inc.
    Phone: (508) 520-3003
    28 Forge Pkwy.
    Franklin, MA 02038