Robot-Assisted Systems

The Spine Market: A Look at Past and Forecasted Performance

Spine is the largest individual segment that we track, accounting for 18.2% of the orthopedic industry's overall revenue. Excluding biologics, sales of orthopedic spine products topped $9.3 billion in 2018, growing +2.7% vs. 2017. Growth in the segment exceeded our expectations, as several companies in the top 10 posted double-digit increases that offset lower performance by manufacturers at the top of the list. Here, we take a deeper look at past, present and forecasted performance.

Orthopedic Industry Revenue Reaches $51 Billion in 2018

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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4 Orthopedic Robotic and Surgical Tracking Companies to Watch

The proliferation of computer-assisted technology companies entering the joint replacement, spine and trauma markets indicates to us that industry believes there's room for product introduction and adoption in robotic- and navigation-based surgery. Here we highlight four of these companies-three new, one established but newly-restructured-and their very different intraoperative technologies.

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in January 2016

Strategic orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in January 2016 include: Half Dome PLIF System (Astura Medical*), Cannulated Screw System (Epic Extremity*), Rosa Spine (Medtech*), IFS Fixation Scaffold (Metric Medical), dynaMX MX Tabbed Staple (MX Orthopedics), Hard Carbon Coated Drill Bit (Renovo Life*), Polyscrew Pedicle Fixation System (Senecka Spine*), Interbody System (Spine Innovation*), VerteLP IBF Device (VGI Medical*)