SOURCE: iData Research

iData Research

December 07, 2016 12:36 ET

DePuy Synthes, Stryker Lead Orthopedic Trauma Device Market Driven by Influx of High Cost New Technology, According to iData Research

There are over 1.8 million total trauma fixation procedures performed in the United States so far this year, as a result, the orthopedic trauma device market is expected to reach over $4 billion by 2023

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 07, 2016) - According to a new series of reports on the U.S. orthopedic trauma device market by iData Research (, one of the major drivers of this market is the consistent influx of newer technologies replacing traditional devices like plates and screws with higher cost of anatomical contouring hybrid locking titanium systems.

"The largest segment in the total trauma device market is the plate and screw market," explains Dr. Kamran Zamanian, CEO of iData. "The relatively large size of this segment is due to the popularity of this fixation option manifested in a high volume of unit sold and complimented with relatively strong average selling prices (ASPs)."

The majority of total trauma market unit sales consist of devices used in the hospital setting and outpatient facilities, such as ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). The fastest growing part of this market is the staple fixation segment. This segment is also expected to remain the fastest growing through 2023. The main reasons for the strong growth of this segment is the increasing adoption of nitinol based staples and its popularity due to the reduced operating times it allows when compared to screws.

The market is limited by purchasing entities and third-party insurers reducing budgets by ignoring the differences between the various type of plates and screws. In such circumstances, a single price is set for what the entity would be willing to pay for a certain construct, which discourages the use of the more expensive options available on the market.

In the case of conventional hip screws, the decline is due to the growing popularity of competing trochanteric hip nail systems. Although trochanteric hip nail systems are continuing to take share of this growing indication, there is a possibility of the conventional hip screw market regaining some popularity as the reimbursement environment becomes more restrictive, giving hospitals fewer options. As a result, their substantially lower ASPs would make them more attractive to cost-conscious purchasers.

Although the trauma market is maturing, there are still significant growth niches which could be explored. Recent acquisitions of key products by major trauma companies are expected to unlock significant growth over the next several years. DePuy Synthes leads the U.S. orthopedic trauma market by maintaining its majority share of the plate and screw market, as well holding a top position in most of the other segments.

Stryker continues to dominate the intramedullary hip screw market, as well as maintain a key position in several other major segments, securing it the second leading spot in the overall market. Additional competitors in the U.S. orthopedic trauma device market include Zimmer Biomet, Smith & Nephew, Bioventus, Wright Medical, Acumed, Orthofix, Arthrex, DJO Global, I.T.S, Integra LifeSciences, BioPro, ConMed, OsteoMed and Vilex among others.

For Further Information

More on the orthopedic trauma device market in the U.S. can be found in a series of reports published by iData Research entitled the US Market Report Suite for Orthopedic Trauma Devices 2017. The suite covers reports on the following markets: plates and screws, bioabsorbable trauma fixation, intramedullary nails, cannulated screws, intramedullary hip nails, conventional hip fixation, bone staples, bone pins, external fixation and bone growth stimulators.

The iData report series on orthopedic trauma devices covers the U.S., Brazil, Japan, China, India and 15 countries in Europe including Germany, France, the United Kingdom (U.K.), Italy, Spain, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg), Scandinavia (Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway), Portugal, Austria and Switzerland. Reports provide a comprehensive analysis including units sold, procedure numbers, market value, forecasts, as well as detailed competitive market shares and analysis of major players' success strategies in each market and segment. To find out more about orthopedic trauma device market data or procedure data, register online or email us at for a US Market Report Suite for Orthopedic Trauma Devices 2017 brochure and synopsis.

About iData Research

iData Research ( is an international market research and consulting group focused on providing market intelligence for medical device and pharmaceutical companies. iData covers research in: Operating Room Equipment, Surgical Microscopes, Robotics and Surgical Navigation, Laparoscopy, Urology, Gynecology, Vascular Access, Endoscopy, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology, Ultrasound, X-Ray Imaging, Diagnostic Imaging, Oncology, Spinal Implants and VCF, Spinal MIS, Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Orthopedic Trauma, Large & Small Joints, Anesthesiology, Wound Management, Orthopedics, Ophthalmics, Dental Operatory Equipment and more.

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