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Global Markets for Hip Resurfacing
Global markets for hip resurfacing
Millennium Research Group, A Decision Resources, Inc. Company

Hip resurfacing is a comparatively new segment of the hip implant market, having only been in existence in its modern form since 1991. The majority of hip resurfacing procedures are performed in Europe, particularly in the UK, where the technique was first developed. The procedure is generally reserved for patients under the age of 60 as sufficient bone stock is required to avoid femoral neck fracture. The hip resurfacing market is thus being targeted toward younger patients who lead more active lifestyles and who are regularly involved in sport. Industry specialists believe that the resurfacing market has the potential to account for between 15 and 25% of the total ...

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