The orthopedic soft tissue repair and sports medicine market consists of:
- anterior and posterior cruciate ligament (ACL/PCL) reconstruction
- fixation products
- meniscal repair devices
- cartilage repair therapies
- shoulder and labrum repair devices and
- hip arthroscopy devices
The hip arthroscopy market experienced the highest growth in 2011, as more surgeons are learning to perform these procedures. All market segments were affected by the economic downturn in 2008 and procedure numbers waned in 2010 and 2011. As the economy began recovering, residual demand boosted procedure volumes.
Within the soft tissue and sports medicine market, companies such as Arthrex, ArthroCare, ConMed Linvatec, DePuy Mitek and Smith & Nephew lead the market, among many others. This report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of market revenues by device type, market forecasts through 2018, unit sales, average selling prices, market drivers and limiters and a detailed competitive analysis, including manufacturer market shares and product portfolios.
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