United States Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Market 2016-2020 - Increase in Incidence of Degenerative Diseases / Challenges Associated With LLIF Surgery / Regulatory Changes in Device Classification

Feb 22, 2016, 09:10 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, February 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j5q7cw/lateral_lumbar) has announced the addition of the "Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Market in the US 2016-2020"  report to their offering.

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The lateral lumbar interbody fusion market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 7.05% during the period 2016-2020.

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the LLIF market in the US for 2015-2020. To calculate the market size, the revenue generated from the sales of the LLIF devices is used. It also includes instruments, implants, and supporting devices that are used in lateral lumbar interbody fusion. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. 

Regulatory changes in device classification to boost the market growth. Regulatory bodies are changing the classification of the devices used in LLIF surgery. This will likely make the approval process of devices simpler, driving the market growth.

According to the report, increasing incidence of degenerative diseases such as spondylolisthesis, degenerative scoliosis, and spinal stenosis to create more demand for spinal surgeries. The elderly are particularly susceptible to disorders of the spine, frequently requiring surgery.

Further, the report states that LLIF surgery is associated with several complications such as persistent pain, pneumonia, and clotting. Fear of these complications prevents many people from opting for this surgery.

Key vendors 

- Depuy Synthes
- Medtronic
- NuVasive
- Stryker

Other prominent vendors 

- Alphatec Spine
- Amedica
- AOI Medical
- Biomet
- Cook Medical
- Crosstrees Medical
- K2M
- LDR
- NuTech Medical
- Orthofix International
- Paradigm Spine
- RTI Surgical
- Smith & Nephew
- Trans1
- Vexim
- VTI
- Zavation
- Zimmer.

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