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Industry Trends In the United States, hyaluronic acid (HA) viscosupplementation is approved only for osteoarthritis of the knee. However, many surgeons also use the injections off-label in indications such as ankle, shoulder and elbow. If market players were to acquire approval in other joints, it would greatly expand the hyaluronic acid market. Continuous growth in
Radiofrequency (RF) probes use a form of electrothermal energy to cut, ablate and shrink damaged tissue. By these means, disruption and blood loss of the surrounding tissue is reduced compared to physical cutting. Because RF technology operates at a lower temperature than other comparable methods, the surrounding healthy tissue is less likely to be damaged.
Industry Trends Foot and ankle medical devices are used to treat a variety of indications, including hallux rigidus, arthritis, Lisfranc fractures and pes planus (flatfeet) to name a few. The devices included in this study are those for the ankle joint, hindfoot, midfoot and forefoot and toe digits. Ankle devices, which include total ankle replacements,