Market Insight: Trauma Needs Products that Improve Efficiency, Gain Traction Quickly

Editor's Note: The trauma market is largely driven by the need to repair fractures in the hips and upper extremities. In recent years, it has attracted established players from other orthopedic subsegments that seek to diversify their portfolios, startups with novel technology and numerous players focused specifically on foot and ankle. We...

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David Kay M.D., is a foot and ankle surgeon, Partner at Crystal Clinic and Managing Partner at Extremity Development Company, an incubator focused on next-generation extremity products. Dr. Kay founded OrthoHelix in 1995 to develop innovative implants and instruments for small bone reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. OrthoHelix was acquired by Tornier in 2012 for $140 million.

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