March 28, 2011 15:01 ET

Global Orthopedics Industry Sales Exceeded $29.6 Billion in 2010

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 28, 2011) - cites in its newly published "Orthopedics Markets" report that global orthopedics industry sales exceeded $29.6 billion in 2010. For more information, visit:

Orthopedic device products categories include: reconstructive devices, fracture repair, arthroscopy and tissue repair, spinal implants and instrumentation, orthobiologics and other orthopedic products. Extremities hardware devices that replace or reconstruct joints and bones in the foot, ankle, hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder comprise one of the fastest growing segments in the orthopedics market. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9% to 11%, extremity hardware offers significant opportunities for mid-sized companies to target this and other high growth orthopedics sectors. Joint reconstruction is another area of high growth, particularly for gender-specific knee implants and hip and knee resurfacing products.

The "Orthopedics Markets" report covers:

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Implants
  • Spinal Implants
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Bunions
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Arthroscopy
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy 
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Implant Fabrication Process

The "Orthopedics Markets" report examines companies manufacturing orthopedic devices, equipment and supplies in the world. Companies covered include: aap Implantate, Aesculap, Allosource, Alphatec Spine, Anika Therapeutics, Apatech, Arteriocyte Medical Systems, Arthocare, Artimplant, Ascension Orthopedics, Bacterin International, Biocomposites, Biomet, Biomimetic Therapeutics, Cerapedics, Collagen Matrix, Conmed Linvatec, Corin Group, Depuy Spine, Deroyal, Etex, Exactech, Facet Solutions, Gentis, Genzyme, Geron, Globus Medical, Gmreis, Inion Oy, Integra Lifesciences, Interventional Spine, Isto Technologies, K2M, Kasios, Kensey Nash, Kyphon, Lanx, Lifespine, Medartis, Medtronic, Mekanika, Mesoblast, Nanotherapeutics, Nuvasive, Orthofix International, Orthomimetics, Orthoscan, Orthovita, Osteotech, Prochon Biotech, Regen Biologics, Rti Biologics, Small Bone Innovations, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Symmetry Medical, Synovis Life Technologies, Synthes, Thermogenesis, Tissue Genesis, Tornier, Trans1, Wright Medical Group, Xylos and Zimmer.

Detailed charts with sales forecasts and marketshare data are included. For more information, visit:

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