Healthcare is pushing more procedures to the outpatient setting, which is spurring growth in the minimally invasive spine market, an Orbis Research report found, according to medGadget.
Here are four things to know:
1. Other factors driving MIS expansion include its benefits over open surgery and a growing aging population.
2. Surgeons are increasingly interested in surgical navigation and robotic systems, which also contributes to market growth.
3. Decreasing reimbursement and regulatory limitations may impede market expansion.
4. Medtronic, DePuy, and NuVasive are key companies operating in the market.