PhotoThera, ArthroCare, Bioelectron, Biowave, ConMed, Medical Technologies, Siemens, Smith & Nephew (Oratec), J&J (Mitek), ConMed and Stryker market a variety of energy-based systems to the orthopedic community. These systems offer the following features and benefits:
- Remove soft tissue
- Cut and contour soft tissues such as ligament and meniscus
- Treat instability and control bleeding through the coagulation of soft tissue
The applications of these systems are broad in the orthopedic market.
The MedMarket Diligence report #A125 describes the following applications of electrosurgery in orthopedics:
- capsular shrinkage
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- epicondylitis and tendinitis
- inflammatory conditions
For more information on Report #A125, “Worldwide Ablation Technologies,” see link. This report may be purchased online or you may purchase it via Google Checkout, below.