Arthroscopic Hand Instruments Market Analysis | United States | 2017-2023 | MedCore
Hand instruments are mostly non-disposable, unpowered, metallic instruments that are used as hand tools for surgery. These include, but are not limited to, graspers, knives, probes, punches, scissors, scissor punches, dissectors and shears.
Each of these tools comes in a variety of configurations and geometries to suit surgeon preference and surgical need. Because hand instruments are essentially a commodity market, the key differentiating factors are ergonomics and surgeon preference. Hand instruments are often sold as part of a complete package of devices for the treatment of a specific indication, such as anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction or rotator cuff repair. More recently, they are becoming available for hip arthroscopy and small joint repair.
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2013-2023
- Region: United States
- Published Date: 6/1/2017
- Pages: 367
- Type: MedCore
A major limiter of this market is the non-disposable nature of hand instruments. Most of these products are metallic and long lasting, meaning that there is not a frequent demand for hand instruments. Additionally, many experienced surgeons are reluctant to try new designs and stay with the older generations of hand instruments out of familiarity.
Hand instruments are mostly non-disposable, unpowered, metallic instruments that are used as hand tools for surgery. These include, but are not limited to, graspers, knives, probes, punches, scissors, scissor punches, dissectors and shears. Each of these tools comes in a variety of configurations and geometries to suit surgeon preference and surgical need. Because hand instruments are essentially a commodity market, the key differentiating factors are ergonomics and surgeon preference.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Arthroscopic Hand Instrument Market
Report Data Types Included
- Unit Sales, Average Selling Prices, Market Value & Growth Trends
- 10 Year Scope (3 Year Historical + 7 Year Forecast Period)
- Market Drivers & Limiters for Each Segment
- Competitive Analysis with Market Shares
- Product Portfolios
- Related Press Releases from Top Competitors
The leading competitor in the market for hand instruments was Arthrex. Arthrex is a privately held company and a leader in sports medicine. Smith & Nephew was the second leading competitor in the hand instruments market in 2016. The companys position was based on sales of the ACUFEX line of instruments, which includes a line specific for knee, small joint and hip procedures. ConMed Linvatec was the third leading competitor in the hand instrument market in 2016. The company offers the SHUTT® and CONCEPT® manual instrument product lines. Other companies analyzed include Karl Storz, DePuy Mitek, Stryker, Richard Wolf and Zimmer Biomet.
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