Hand and Wrist Devices Market Analysis | United States | 2019-2025 | MedCore
- Year: 2017
- Scope: 2013-2023
- Region: United States
- Pages: 416
- Published Date: 9/1/2017
- Type: MedCore
By far the fastest growing segment is represented by ulnar head replacement. The growth in the ulnar head market is due to increasing penetration. Most distal radioulnar joint surgeries involve a shortening of the ulna, known as a Darrachs procedure, or radioulnar fusion, known as a Sauvé-Kapandji. Aptis Medicals dominance of the market revolves around their devices patent and its associated Scheker method.
Treatment in cases of significant joint wear falls either into replacement or fusion. Joint replacement has the benefit of preserving mobility; however, the design of such implants does not allow the patient to carry heavy loads. Fusion of the joint eliminates diseased joint surfaces by fixing the two sides of the joint together. This also eliminates the natural motion of the joint and places additional stress on the surrounding joints; however, it is advantageous because a fused joint can carry more load than a replaced joint.
Segments Covered in This Market
- Wrist Replacement Market
- Hand Digit Implant Market
- Wrist Fusion Market
- Ulnar Head Replacement
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
Despite Wright Medicals investment to become a strong player in the foot & ankle market they are the market leaders in the hand digit implant segment, which is the largest in the overall market. Integra LifeSciences acquired Ascension Orthopedics who was strong in finger reconstruction and ulnar head implants as well as other foot and shoulder products. This acquisition greatly increased Integra LifeSciences share in the ulnar head and hand digit implants. Other companies analyzed include Stryker, DePuy Synthes, BioPro, Aptis Medical, Acumed and Zimmer Biomet.
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