Hip Replacement

Orthopedics to Take Unprecedented Hit from COVID-19, Market Fundamentals Remain Strong

Orthopedics to Take Unprecedented Hit from COVID-19, Market Fundamentals Remain Strong
The underlying fundamentals of the orthopedic industry remain unchanged due to COVID-19. However, we should prepare for significant alterations in the market landscape as well as the ways that we interact with colleagues and customers.

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Can Technology Help DePuy Synthes Close the Gap in Their Knee Franchise?

Can Technology Help DePuy Synthes Close the Gap in Their Knee Franchise?
What is the last exciting news you recall hearing about DePuy Synthes' knee franchise? Its competitors have dominated both industry news cycles and the market itself. Rajit Kamal, Vice President and Global Knee Franchise Leader at DePuy Synthes, aims to change that through a combination of hardware and technology.

Naviswiss Receives New Funding

Naviswiss Receives New Funding
Naviswiss closed a CHF 5 million (USD $5 million) round of private equity funding to support product development and entrance into new markets with its surgical navigation for joint replacement procedures.

Parvizi Surgical Innovation Invests in Hip Surgery Navigation

Parvizi Surgical Innovation Invests in Hip Surgery Navigation
Parvizi Surgical Innovation made a minority investment in Navbit, developer of a disposable, single-use surgical navigation system to support accurate positioning of the acetabular cup during hip replacement. 

Smith & Nephew OXINIUM Technology: $296MM in Potential U.S. Health System Savings

Data collected using the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model suggests that if Smith & Nephew's OXINIUM bearing surface was used in all U.S. primary hip procedures in 2020, it could yield ~$296MM in savings to the nation's health system.

Hip Joint Replacement Market Experiences 3% Growth

The global hip joint replacement market grew 3.2% in 2018 vs. 2017, reaching revenue of USD $7.6 billion. We project that the market will reach $8.9 billion by 2023. In this article, we'll dive deeper into 2018 performance from companies like Zimmer Biomet, Stryker, DePuy Synthes, Smith & Nephew, Medacta and DJO, and review results from 1Q19.

Surgeon Insight: The Future of the Anterior Approach in Hip Replacement

DePuy Synthes announced the Anterior Advantage Matta Method in 1Q19. The namesake of the program, Joel Matta, M.D., is a surgeon at The Steadman Clinic, Co-founder and Chairman of the Anterior Hip Foundation and a pioneer of the anterior approach. He began using the anterior approach in the late '90s and has remained dedicated to the technique, noting that it results in tissue preservation and shorter recovery time. More than two decades later, he remains committed to teaching and advancing the anterior approach.

Zimmer Biomet’s Apple Watch Collaboration Latest Example of Industry’s Focus on Digital Health

Zimmer Biomet and Apple have co-developed mymobility, an Apple Watch app designed to facilitate connection between hip and knee replacement patients and their surgical care teams. We believe that the announcement is indicative of forthcoming multi-industry digital health collaborations and products that will seek to shape orthopaedic care primarily in hip and knee recon.

Joint Reconstruction Expected to Continue with Steady Growth

Joint Reconstruction Expected to Continue with Steady Growth
The 1H18 performance of companies that make up ~80% of the joint reconstruction market achieved 4.1% growth vs. 1H17. These companies posted 2.4% growth in 1H17 vs. 1H16. Here is a look at past activity and future predictions for hip, knee and extremities.

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New Total Knee and Hip Products Focus on Additive, Materials, Robotics

Orthopaedic device manufacturers' ability to gain market share in the total knee and hip reconstruction spaces will be dependent upon their response to the shift of procedures to ambulatory surgery centers an uptick in bundled payments and any or all measures focused around cost. That was the message we took away from our conversations at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

DePuy Synthes Introduces ACTIS Total Hip

DePuy Synthes commenced U.S. introduction of the ACTIS® Total Hip. In global limited launch, ~11,000 units have been implanted to date; the system will continue rollout throughout 2018.

Anterior Approach THA 90-Day Outcomes Data

The anterior approach to total hip arthroplasty may provide a significant increase in hip function and reduction in pain and narcotics use through the first 90 days post-op vs. a posterior approach.

OrthAlign Raises $10MM in Series D

OrthAlign raised US $10MM in a Series D financing round, to support development of partial knee and total hip applications for orthopaedic surgical navigation, commercialization activities, etc.

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k)s Issued in June 2017: Hip Recon and Spine Devices

Strategic orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in June 2017 include: Telix K Interbody System (Biedermann Motech); iTotal Hip Replacement (ConforMIS); Tranquil Interbody System (Nexus Spine); PHA S1 Spinal System (Phamedica); Total Hip Arthroplasty Device (Responsive Orthopedics/Medtronic); Interbody Fusion System (Spinal Analytics & Geometrical Implant); Channel Cervical Interbody System (Summit Spine); Coalesce Lumbar Interbody Fusion System (Vertera Spine)

Stryker Orthopaedics 2016 Settlement Program Reaches Milestone

Stryker Howmedica Osteonics/Stryker Orthopaedics informed courts that 95% of additional registered eligible patients have enrolled in its Settlement Program relative to revisions of the Rejuvenate Modular-Neck hip stem and/or ABG II Modular-Neck hip stem.

What Can We Expect in Joint Reconstruction Ten Years From Now?

What's on the horizon for joint reconstruction? We posed that question to Orhun Muratoglu, Ph.D., a materials expert, as well as Director of the Harris Orthopaedic Laboratory and Director of the Technology Implementation Research Center (TIRC) at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Corin Hips Awarded 5A* ODEP Rating

Corin was awarded a 5A* ODEP rating from the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel for its MiniHip™ bone conserving hip, MetaFix™  collarless cementless total hip and the Trinity™ advanced bearing acetabular system.


Lima Corporate was awarded three new Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel ratings for hip implants in the U.K. The ratings are intended to indicate that a device's clinical performance falls in line with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines for implant survivorship.

U.K. National Joint Registry Analysis of Zimmer Biomet Trabecular Metal Cups

Zimmer Biomet announced positive outcomes associated with use of Trabecular Metal™ Cups in >9,500 revision hip arthroplasty cases, as reported in data from the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.

Bodycad Awarded U.S. Patents

Bodycad was awarded two U.S. patents for improving the accuracy, reproducibility and speed for 3D constructs via MRI and CD images in long and small bone orthopaedic applications.

Zimmer Biomet Expands Hip Portfolio

Zimmer Biomet expanded its hip offerings with launch of the Echo® Bi-Metric® Microplasty® Stem, G7® Dual Mobility Construct and Arcos® One-Piece Revision system.

OrthAlign Completes Limited Launch of OrthAlign Plus for Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement

OrthAlign successfully completed limited release of the OrthAlign Plus® for Total Hip Arthroplasty device for use in the direct anterior approach. The product will commence full launch at the AAOS Annual Meeting in March 2016.