SmartTRAK, the leading source of competitive life sciences intelligence used by the top ten global orthopedic & wound care companies, has published its Q118 Trauma Market Recap.
Despite slightly tougher US comps in Q4, the Trauma Market ended 2017 with steady, mid-single-digit growth primarily driven from the IM Nailing segment. The strength of the IM Nailing segment has been a multi-year story as a result of trauma market leader DePuy Synthes’ TFNA Nail boosting sales each quarter. Other players such as Smith & Nephew and Zimmer Biomet have followed suit touting their own hip and femur nails as growth drivers during the quarter ...
New products and players, along with healthy international sales, gave the Trauma Market a boost in Q317.
By Natasha Weeks, Managing Editor/Sr. Analyst Trauma & Extremities
Strong US growth supported by healthy international sales helped propel the WW Trauma Market up in Q317 – the second quarter with growth. Despite more difficult comps, the trauma segment continued to post yet another quarter of steady growth. IM Nailing, the segment powerhouse, led the charge while Plates & Screws followed suit.