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Year in Review

Orthopedic Industry Revenue Reaches $51 Billion in 2018

According to our estimates published in THE ORTHOPAEDIC INUSTRY ANNUAL REPORT®, orthopedic industry revenue reached $51 billion worldwide in 2018 and grew 3.5% over 2017. 

Results were mixed among the largest companies as some stumbled operationally while others overperformed, due in part to early adoption of technology and entry into high-growth segments. Common strategic themes present in 2018 that will continue as part of the industry’s narrative in 2019 and beyond include connected ecosystems of products, flagship technology (e.g. robotics), portfolio-wide pull through and a growing shift to outpatient procedures.

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