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Osteosynthesis Devices Market

The key factor responsible for the rising demand for osteosynthesis devices is the growing prevalence of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. Both medical issues have a considerable public health burden as they occur commonly among the geriatric population around the world. The rise in the number of patients suffering from these conditions is directly related to the growing population of the elderly. Osteoarthritis, termed by major medical organizations as one of the leading disabling diseases in developed countries, can add severe limitations to the movement and mobility of a patient. Therefore, treatment of the disease is pertinent to the overall geriatric demographic wellbeing.

Outside of the elderly population, there are several factors that drastically increase the chances of a patient suffering from osteoarthritis, including obesity and physical injuries. As such, a rise in the number of obese people, especially in developed nations, is a highly concerning factor for healthcare agencies and a major driver for the production and development of osteosynthesis devices. The number of road accidents and sports injuries is also increasing around the world, adding to the probability of an increase in the demand for osteosynthesis devices in the coming years.

Osteosynthesis devices, however, have quite often been subject to product recalls in recent past, severely reducing their overall usability and market growth.

A culmination of the above factors along with other minor drivers and restraints is likely to result in a CAGR of 6.5% for the global osteosynthesis devices market revenue from 2015 to 2023. By the end of 2016, this revenue is expected to reach US$6.69 bn, and US$11.09 bn by the end of 2023.

North America Demand for Osteosynthesis Devices Soars as Elderly Population Increases

By the end of 2023, the revenue generated from North America by manufacturers of osteosynthesis devices is expected to reach US$4.7 bn. This falls in place with the consistent dominance shown by the region in terms of demand. The key reason for this high demand is the large number of geriatrics in the region. Additionally, the large presence of key players and the high investments in osteosynthesis by governments have also added to the growth in demand for osteosynthesis devices in the region. Osteosynthesis devices are mostly available at premium prices in both North America and Europe. This has not deterred purchasers as the use of premium osteosynthesis devices provides a higher level of treatments to be made available for a problem that is already exceedingly high in priority.

Meanwhile, Asia Pacific is showing a significantly high demand for osteosynthesis devices, owing to a high population density and a rapidly increasing healthcare infrastructure and reach. This region’s revenue from osteosynthesis devices is expanding at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2015 to 2023. It is therefore considered as the most lucrative region by key players.




Non-degradable Materials Continue Dominating Market Demand

Degradable and non-degradable are the two major types of material categories in use to make osteosynthesis devices. Of these, non-degradable materials already have a long history of use in osteosynthesis devices and orthopedic implants. They are most commonly inclusive of cobalt-chromium alloys, stainless steels, and titanium. At the moment, the overall growth rate and demand for non-degradable osteosynthesis devices is quite high, owing to the utility-based advantages they provide. Titanium, for instance, is considered as the most biocompatible metal and offers high indices of elasticity, strength, and corrosion resistance.

However, non-degradable devices are connected to a higher rate of transmitting infections, thus complicating a patient’s health and increasing the chances for a second surgery. As a result, larger healthcare organizations are pushing for the use of degradable osteosynthesis devices that offer a one-time use and therefore considerably reduce the chances of infections. The future of osteosynthesis devices could very well be based in the development of degradable materials.

The key manufacturers of osteosynthesis devices across the world include DePuy Synthes, Zimmer Biomet, Stryker Corporation, Smith & Nephew, Neosteo SAS, and Aesculap, Inc.

The report on osteosynthesis devices market provides the in-depth analysis of current as well as future prospects of osteosynthesis devices market globally. The market for osteosynthesis devices is segmented on the basis material and device type. By material, the market is segmented on basis of degradable material and non-degradable material. By device type the osteosynthesis devices market is segmented of internal fixation devices and external fixation devices. The internal fixation device is further categorized into screws and plates, wires and pins, intramedullary rods and nails and spinal fixation devices. The external fixation devices comprises fracture fixation devices, bone lengthening devices and Ilizarov device. The market for these classes has been extensively analyzed on the basis of the leading product launch, efficacy, sales revenue and geographic presence. The market size and forecast in terms of USD million for each of these classes has been provided for the period 2013 to 2023, considering 2014 as the base year. The report on osteosynthesis devices market also provides % compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) for each market segment for the forecast period 2015 to 2023.
Geographically, the osteosynthesis devices market has been categorized into five regions namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Rest of the World (ROW). The market sizes and forecasts for each of these regions has been provided for the period 2013 to 2023 along with CAGR (%) for the forecast period 2015 to 2023. The research study also incorporates the competitive scenario in these regions. A detailed qualitative analysis of the factors responsible for driving and restraining growth of the global osteosynthesis devices market and future opportunities has been provided in the market overview section. This section of the report also deals with market attractiveness analysis and market share analysis for the osteosynthesis devices market. 
A list of recommendations has been provided for new entrants as well as existing market players to assist them in taking strategic initiatives to establish a strong presence in the market. The report also profiles major players in the osteosynthesis devices market based on various attributes such as company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies, and recent developments. Major players profiled in this report include DePuy Synthes, Stryker Corporation, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., Smith & Nephew plc, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Global Medical, Inc. GS Medical LLC, Life Spin, Inc. Neosteo SAS, MicroPort Orthopedics, Inc., and Precision Spine, Inc.
The global osteosynthesis devices market is segmented as follows:
Global Osteosynthesis Devices Market, by Material
  • Degradable Material
  • Non-degradable Material 
Global Osteosynthesis Devices Market, by Device Type
  • Internal Fixation Devices
    • Screws and Plates
    • Wires and Pins
    • Intramedullary Rods and Nails
    • Spinal Fixation Devices
  • External Fixation Devices
    • Fracture Fixation Devices
      • Radius Fracture Fixation Devices
      • Tibial Fracture Fixation Devices
      • Pelvis Fracture Fixation Devices
    • Bone Lengthening Devices
    • Ilizarov Devices
Global Osteosynthesis Devices Market, by Geography
  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Rest of the World (RoW)

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