One of the main trends in the large joints orthopedic market is a shift towards personalized orthopedic solutions that maximally adjust to the specific anatomical and clinical needs of each individual patient. While it is believed by some that application of an emerging 3D printing technology may potentially make manufacturing of the actual custom implants more cost-effective in a long-term, the area of a particularly growing interest in the orthopedic industry is creating personalized instrumentation which allows to improve the positioning precision of the off-the-shelf implants. The personalized instrumentation market is expected to grow rapidly over the forecast period.
The full report suite on the U.S. market for orthopedic large joint devices includes knee reconstruction devices, hip reconstruction devices and associated accessories such as knee cutting blocks and bone cement. The report also includes a market overview for the new emerging technologies such as robotic-assisted surgery and intelligent instrumentation.