US Market Overview for Orthopedic Soft Tissue and Sports Medicine 2015 - MedView

US Market Overview for Orthopedic Soft Tissue and Sports Medicine 2015 - MedView

  • January 2015 •
  • 45 pages •
  • Report ID: 3911590 •
  • Format: PDF
The orthopedic soft tissue market consists of fixation devices for rotator cuff, shoulder labrum, ACL/PCLand meniscal repair, graft options for tendons and cartilage along with devices for hip arthroscopy.Procedures for such repairs continue to grow and, coupled with product innovation, will drive the marketup in value. Many existing products including all-suture anchors, cortical fixation devices and hybridmeniscal repair devices have pushed market growth. New products such as cartilage repair products usedwith microfracture or synthetic tissue graft options for reinforcement or ACL/PCL replacement willcontinue to generate value in the marketplace. While the shift of many procedures, particularlyarthroscopies, to ambulatory surgery centers applies some downwards pressure on prices; however,continuous product innovation will maintain average prices for the foreseeable future.The U.S. market for orthopedic soft tissue repair includes anterior and posterior cruciate ligament(ACL/PCL) reconstruction and fixation products, cartilage repair therapies, meniscal repair devices,rotator cuff repair devices, shoulder and labrum repair devices, rotator cuff graft reinforcement devices,hip arthroscopy devices and biceps tenodesis devices. These devices are used for closed techniquetreatments of worn or injured joints. The majority of such treatments are performed on knee and shoulderjoints, although there is an increasing interest among the surgical community in hip and small jointarthroscopy.