Dublin, Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7rmnj5/global_foot_and) has announced the addition of the "Global Foot and Ankle Devices Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
An increase in the number of total ankle replacement procedures and the preference for TAR over fusion procedures is one of the major trends expected to propel the growth of the market. TAR procedures enable flexibility of the ankles post-surgery, unlike the rigidity provided by fusion procedures.
According to the report, an increase in the elderly population is one of the main drivers of the market. Elderly people are more susceptible to fall-related fractures, as the bone density decreases with old age. In addition, the increased prevalence of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis in the elderly population has increased the demand for foot and ankle devices.
Further, the report states that lack of reimbursement benefits is one of the key challenges faced by the market. Cost containment measures in the Healthcare sector of various developed nations have resulted in reduced Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Product
08. Pipeline Portfolio
09. Regulatory Environment
10. Geographical Segmentation
11. Key Leading Countries
12. Buying Criteria
13. Market Growth Drivers
14. Drivers and their Impact
15. Market Challenges
16. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
17. Market Trends
18. Trends and their Impact
19. Vendor Landscape
20. Key Vendor Analysis
21. Other Reports in this Series
- Wright Medical
- aap Implantate
- Mondeal Medical Systems
- Smith & Nephew
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