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Medical Implant Market 2018 To Flourish With Dazzling CAGR of 7.07% | By Types; Orthopedic Implants, Cardiac Implants And Spinal Implants | Global Forecast Up To 2023 By MRFR


The success rate of surgery is one of the major factors driving the Global Medical Implant Market. As it gains the confidence of patient suffering from orthopedic, cardiac, and others diseases that implantation procedure help in improving quality of life.

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Bionic Baby Boomers - Orthopedic Surgeons Struggle to Keep Up With Joint Replacement Demands


Remaining active is a lifestyle necessity for older adults and due to continuous advancements with medical devices and implants the opportunities to remain active are high.

While baby boomers continue to choose to undergo hip and knee replacements, orthopedic surgeons are struggling to keep up with the demand, The Boston Globe reports.

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Boomers Are Going Bionic, and They Want Joint Replacements to Let Them Do It All


For a generation that pounded its joints doing aerobics, running marathons, and carving up the ski slopes, it’s time to roll out the spare parts.

Take Elliott Francis, 64, who had his second hip replacement surgery in February. Growing up, he was “a jumper and a rebounder,” he said, scooping basketballs off the rim during Roxbury pickup games and later playing in high school and college.

“We thought we’d be young forever,” said Francis, who co-anchors a radio news program in Washington, D.C. “The big wake-up call is when our bodies wear down.”

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Dental Procedures in Patients With Orthopedic Implants


Over 1 million primary hip and knee arthroplasties are performed in the United States each year. The reported risk of periprosthetic and deep implant infections ranges from 0.3% to 8.3%. Although dental procedures may result in transient bacteremia, there is no controlled evidence to suggest an association between bacteremia following dental procedures and prosthetic joint infection. Lingering historical concerns have led to inconsistent practices in antibiotic prophylaxis in this population. In 2015, the American Dental Association (ADA) published guidelines that advised against the use of antibiotic prophylaxis prior to dental procedures in patients with orthopedic implants due to the lack of evidence associating dental procedures with prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) and the absence of data supporting a benefit of antibiotic prophylaxis.

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Worldwide Medical Implants Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 7.07% by 2023


The success rate of surgery is one of the major factors driving the global medical implant market. As it gains the confidence of patient suffering from orthopedic, cardiac, and others diseases that implantation procedure help in improving quality of life.

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AJRR Report Offers New THA and TKA Insights


In 2017, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) achieved a major milestone—entering over one million arthroplasty procedures into its database. The AJRR 2017 Annual Report gives the most comprehensive picture to date of U.S. hip and knee replacement patterns. The annual report collects data from 2012-2016 and contains 860,080 procedures. Reflecting rapid and accelerating growth, the Registry’s one million milestone was achieved in March of last year.

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Take Intraoperative Steps to Reduce Joint Infection Risk


With an increasing number of total knee arthroplasty and total hip arthroplasty procedures being performed in the United States, the rate of failure has also increased. In its annual report, the American Joint Replacement Registry listed infection as a leading cause of TKA and THA revisions from 2012 to 2016. Research has also shown failures due to periprosthetic joint infection are expected to increase at an annual rate of between 38,000 cases and 270,000 cases by the year 2030.

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Lee v. Padgett: Ceramic-Ceramic Bearings in Patients 60 Assures Longevity


This week’s Orthopaedic Crossfire® debate was part of the 33rd Annual Current Concepts in Joint Replacement® (CCJR®), Winter meeting, which took place in Orlando. This week’s topic is “Ceramic-Ceramic Bearings in Patients <60 Assures Longevity.” For is Gwo-Chin Lee, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Opposing is Douglas E. Padgett, M.D., Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York. Moderating is Thomas S. Thornhill, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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