Nucleus Replacements, Kyphoplasties Up; Spine Fusions (Way) Down

The balance of patient caseload distributed among alternative spine surgery technologies will demonstrate marked shifts from 2009 to 2017 as technologies/techniques like kyphoplasty and nucleus replacement gain greater presence at the expense of traditional approaches like spine fusion.  This is apparent in the shares of the markets each technology will represent in 2009 versus 2017.

Shares of Worldwide Spine Surgery Market by Segment, 2009 & 2017

Spine market segment shares, 2009 and 2017

Source:  MedMarket Diligence, LLC;  Report #M510, Worldwide Spine Surgery 2008-2017.

These figures apply to a market growing at a compound annual growth rate of over 14%, making the shifts of caseload to newer technologies represent significant shifts in sales for competing companies.


Data drawn from MedMarket Diligence report #M510, Worldwide Spine Surgery, 2008-2017.


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