Freedonia In The News

Article Title: US Demand For Orthopaedic Implants to Approach $ 22 Billion in 2012
Publication: Express Healthcare, 9/16/2008
Freedonia Study: Orthopedic Implants (2372)

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US demand for orthopaedic implants will increase 8.9 per cent annually to nearly $22 billion in 2012, with the four major product segments - reconstructive joint replacements, spinal implants, orthobiologics and trauma implants, all providing strong growth opportunities.

Article Title: Knees Need Special Assembly
By: Austin Weber
Publication: Assembly Magazine, 1/6/2009
Freedonia Study: Orthopedic Implants (2372)

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"Cementless implants are preferred whenever feasible, because they tend to last longer and are not prone to loosening under stress,” notes Bill Martineau, healthcare industry analyst at the Freedonia Group Inc. (Cleveland). “However, they require strong natural bones for successful ingrowth and placement. Older patients with fragile, brittle bones must usually be fitted with cemented implants to achieve successful results.”

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