TABLE OF CONTENTS
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I. MARKET OVERVIEW ........................... MO-1
a. U.S.A. ..................................... MO-1
1. Business Environment ....................... MO-1
a. Health Care Expenditures ................. MO-1
b. Cost Consciousness ...................... MO-5
c. Industry Consolidation .................... MO-5
d. Managed Care .......................... MO-6
e. Hospitals .............................. MO-18
f. Admissions ............................ MO-23
g. Length of Stay ......................... MO-23
h. Industry Diversification ................... MO-24
i. Physician Demographics ................. MO-24
j. Population Aging ........................ MO-25
b. OTHER COUNTRIES ........................ MO-27
II. MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH ................... MO-31
a. MAJOR MARKET SEGMENTS ................. MO-31
b. MAJOR GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS .............. MO-36
III. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ................... MO-41
a. OVERVIEW ................................. MO-41
b. RESORBABLES ............................ MO-43
c. BONE SUBSTITUTES ........................ MO-44
d. OSTEOINDUCTIVE AGENTS/
BONE GRAFT FACTORS ..................... MO-45
e. SOFT TISSUE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT .... MO-45
f. VISCOELASTICS ........................... MO-46
g. OSTEOPOROSIS THERAPIES ................ MO-46