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Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Highlights at AAOS 2023

5/2/23 9:30 AM

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2023 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas finally felt like the Academy meetings before COVID knocked the wind out of the industry over the last couple of years, and SmartTRAK was there. The meeting was well attended, the exhibitor floor was bustling with traffic steadily throughout the entire meeting and the talks were all well attended. After the last few years of uncertainty and low attendance, it was good to see a robust and engaging Academy meeting once again. While some of the larger companies may have scaled down their booth space at AAOS, there were plenty of new, smaller and mid-tier companies that stepped up their presence to take advantage of the rejuvenated crowd. So what was the buzz at the meeting?
In this article, SmartTRAK highlights the key takeaways from AAOS for companies competing in the Sports Medicine Market, including:
  • The Growing Interest in Biologic-Driven Soft Tissue Fixation
    • It was clear at AAOS that there is a growing interest among sports medicine companies and physicians in the use of biologic-driven soft tissue fixation. Since Smith+Nephew set the stage for ...

  • Small and Mid-Size Players That Aim to Take Share
    • A number of smaller US and OUS-based soft tissue fixation companies were on display at AAOS showing that the market for soft tissue fixation is a popular one where new competitors see growth potential. Companies such as ...

  • The New Companies Helping to Drive Innovation in Arthroscopic Video Technology
    • Arthroscopic video technology was front and center at AAOS 2023 from wireless cameras, disposable cameras and scopes to needle scope technology. While the big boys were showcasing their video technology as always, other companies, including ...

To read the complete "Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Highlights at AAOS 2023" article by Andy Knapik, SmartTRAK's Senior Analyst, Soft Tissue Fixation and Arthroscopic Enabling Technologies, click the button below. Download the AAOS 2023 Article

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Andy Knapik
Written by Andy Knapik

Sr. Analyst, Soft Tissue & Arthroscopic Technologies - 20 years’ experience in US and International sales and marketing for the orthopedics and sports medicine markets, including 12 years at Smith & Nephew.

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