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LYON, France -- announces that new market research reports related to the Orthopedic (Orthopaedic) markets are available to its catalog.

HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT MARKET: Overview of the US and European markets


The orthopedic joint replacement market is at a crossroads between time-tested conventional procedures and advanced implant materials and surgical techniques. Demand driven by an aging population and an increasing number of younger patients undergoing replacement procedures together with improved implant materials and surgical techniques are contributing to growth in this mature market.

The US and European hip and knee implant markets are the two largest markets for hip and knee implants globally, with the US accounting for nearly 50% and Europe contributing to around 30% of total procedures worldwide.

Hip and knee replacements are mature markets in the US and Europe with knee procedures and revenues growing at a higher rate than hip replacement procedures and revenues. The 2005 revenues for hip implants in the US were $2 billion and $1.4 billion in Europe. Knee implant revenues for 2005 were $2.4 billion in the US and $774m in Europe.

Main topics discussed in this market report :

Cemented implants, Cementless implants, Hybrid implants, Endoprosthesis or partial hip replacement, hip arthroplasty, Hip resurfacing, Birmingham hip resurfacing (BHR), Fixed knee prosthesis, Mobile bearing knee prosthesis, Posterior stabilized/cruciate retaining, Unicondylar knees, Minimally invasive surgery, Implants and materials (Titanium, Cobalt-chrome, Tantalum, Foam metal implants, Polyetheretherketone, Allograft prosthesis, Innovative ceramics).


This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Orthopedic Instrumentation in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are Reconstructive Sector, Fracture Fixation, Arthroscopy/Soft Tissue, Spinal Implants, and Other Products. The sub product segments analyzed include Hip Implants, Knee Implants, and Extremities. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region and product segment for the period of 2001 through 2010.

Main topics discussed in this market report :

Shoulder Prosthesis, Ankle Prosthesis, Elbow Prosthesis, Finger Prosthesis, Osteoporosis, Fracture Fixation, Tooth 'N Trouble, Internal Fixation, External Fixation, Intramedulary Fixation, Maxillofacial Fixation Products, Bone Graft Osteo-Clage, Polarus Humeral Fixation, Stableloc External FixatorII, Cementless Femoral, Arthroscopy, Bone Substitutes, Lumbar Artificial Discs, Cervical Artificial Disc, Osteoinductive Agents, Viscoelastics

The report profiles 193 companies such as Biomet, Inc., CONMED Corp, Encore Orthopedics, Exactech, Inc., Innomed, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Inc., Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc, Orthofix International N.V., Smith and Nephew Plc, Stryker Corp., Synthes, Wright Medical Group, Zimmer.


This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Orthopedic Orthotics in Millions of US$.The specific product segments analyzed are Orthopedic Braces and Orthopedic Support Devices.

Main topics discussed in this market report :

Orthopedic Braces, Knee Braces, Ankle Braces, Other Braces, Splints, Softgoods, Ankle-Foot Orthoses (AFO), Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFO), Knee Orthosis (KO), Foot Orthotics (FO), Functional Orthotics, Early Childhood Orthotics, Accommodative Orthotics, Supportive Orthotics, Functionally Posted Foot Orthotics, Wrist-Hand Orthoses, Shoulder Slings, Balanced Forearm Orthosis, Obesity, Spinal Fusion, Osteoarthritis, Scoliosis, Spondylolisthesis

The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Biomet Inc., Bledsoe Brace Systems, DeRoyal Industries, DJO Inc.

(US) (Formerly DJ Orthopedics Inc.), Encore Medical Corp, Orthofix International NV, Ossur hf., Innovation Sports, Royce Medical Company, Smith & Nephew Plc, and Zimmer Holdings.

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