December 20, 2012 04:08 ET

Market Research Report -- Growing Elderly Population Increasing Need for Orthopedic Trauma Devices

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) - has announced the addition of the market research report "The Global Orthopedic Trauma Device Market" to their product offering.

Fixation systems used to speed healing of trauma injuries represent one of the growth areas of the global orthopedic devices market, with a host of competitors and continual product innovation. In the United States each year alone, trauma accounts for over 42 million emergency room visits. As the global elderly population grows, so does the incidence of falls and osteoporosis, increasing the need for orthopedic trauma devices. But it is not without its challenges. Economics, demographics, technology and international opportunities will all impact the market for internal fixation devices such as plates and screws or and external fixation devices such as stabilization bars. The strongest driver of the global orthopedic trauma market is the increasing elderly population, which is creating more demand in this market. As the elderly population grows, so does the incidence of falls and osteoporosis, increasing the need for orthopedic trauma devices.

The report's geographic scope is worldwide with information for specific geographical regions; world demographics; life expectancy by country, and other general issues affecting the market. Information is presented as a worldwide overview, with special emphasis on the U.S., Europe, and other key markets. Included in the information that is provided in this report:

  • Market Size and Forecast, Internal Fixation Devices
  • Breakout of Sub Segment Markets Including Screws and Plates, Intramedullary Fixation (IM Fixation), Hip Fixation, Craniofacial and Other
  • Market Size and Forecast, External Fixation Devices
  • Statistics for Falls, Fractures and ER Visits for Trauma
  • Competitive Analysis For Market Segments
  • Global Regions Breakout of Market (US, EU, Japan, ROW)
  • Market Share for Internal Fixation Devices
  • Market Share for External Fixation Devices
  • Trends in the Market
  • Key Company Profiles
  • Healthcare Insurance Trends
  • Analyst Conclusions About the Market

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