Industry leaders in the small bone and joint market include DePuy, Synthes, Biomet, Zimmer and Wright Medical.
U.S. Small Bone and Joint Market Hits $1B in 2010, More Growth Expected
The United States small bone and joint orthopedic device market was valued at more than $1 billion in 2010, which represents a 12.6 percent increase over 2009, according to an iData report.
The authors of the report expect to see market growth at a double-digit rate over the next few years. The market segment includes shoulder reconstruction, elbow reconstruction, hand and wrist, foot and ankle, shape memory staple and digit correction and replacement.