4Q Preview: Late-Year COVID Surge Cancels Surgeries

The orthopedic market’s sharp recovery on the strength of backlogged procedures lost momentum in the latter part of the third quarter. This deceleration gave way to a dramatic surge in the pandemic that further depressed surgical volumes in the fourth quarter. Early earnings previews from companies reinforce our belief that the orthopedic market...

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Mike Evers is a Senior Market Analyst and writer with over 15 years of experience in the medical industry, spanning cardiac rhythm management, ER coding and billing, and orthopedics. He joined ORTHOWORLD in 2018, where he provides market analysis and editorial coverage.

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