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Arthroscopy and Soft Tissue Repair Product Sales Exceed $4.5 Billion in 2013, up 7% from 2012, Cites ORTHOWORLD® in New Intelligence Report
Market Dominated by Arthrex, Smith & Nephew, DePuy Synthes, Stryker, CONMED and ArthroCare

CHAGRIN FALLS, OHIO, March 12, 2014/ ORTHOWORLD, Inc., leading producer of strategic intelligence for the orthopaedic industry, announced today the release of its newest report, The Arthroscopy/Soft Tissue Repair Market.

“The top six companies in the space captured 91% of 2013 sales,” stated Julie Vetalice, lead author of the report. “Biomet will be among the top six following a successful acquisition of ArthroCare by Smith & Nephew.”

ORTHOWORLD predicts that the arthroscopy/soft tissue repair segment will continue its growth track in the mid-to-high single digits with projected sales of $6.5 billion by 2018. Factors fueling growth include recent innovations in suture technology, ACL reconstruction and hip preservation techniques, among others.

The Arthroscopy/Soft Tissue Repair Market Report is a concise, high-level summary of the market, the players, strategic activity, research highlights and product landscapes. Order and download, here.

Content Highlights:

Executive Summary
   • Estimated Worldwide Sales: 2008 to 2013 ($Millions)
   • Estimated Worldwide Sales Growth Trajectory: 2008 to 2013
   • Estimated Worldwide Sales Growth Trajectory: 2012 to 2018
   • Key Growth Dynamics and ORTHOWORLD Observations
The Market and Players
   • Estimated Worldwide Company Market Shares: Top Six and All Others
   • Estimated Worldwide Company Market Shares: Assuming Smith & Nephew
      Acquisition of ArthroCare
   • New and Notable
Strategic Activity
   • Mergers/Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances: 2012 through 1Q14
   • Funding: 2012 through 1Q14
   • Regulatory Clearances: 2012 through 1Q14
   • Product Launches: 2012 through 1Q14
Research Highlights
Product Landscapes

   • Soft Tissue Repair Implant Landscape
   • Artificial Ligament Technology Landscape
Appendix: Arthroscopy/Soft Tissue Repair Companies 

Julie Vetalice
Phone: 440.543.2101 or email