We don’t often talk surgery at Doctors Health Press, but when there are huge population trends, it’s helpful to know what is going on all around us. Here’s a story on the upswing of total knee replacement surgery in the U.S. and what this thing is all about.
It is a very common, safe surgery used to relieve severe pain and disability caused by knee osteoarthritis, thus improving quality of life. While common, Continue reading →
The U.S. medical implant market was valued at $32.3 billion in 2010, according to global consultancy Frost & Sullivan. To find out which devices were leading the pack in terms of actual use, the team at 24/7 Wall St. dug through National Health Survey data, professional physician services, peer-reviewed journals, and SEC filings to compile a list of the eleven most implanted medical devices in America. And the results and rankings on the list may just surprise you.
The below list and information comes from 24/7 Wall St. For more details on the medical implants and the factors that established their ranking, check out the full story on the company’s Web site.