Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2005
Medical Device Market Research, LLC - MDMRÂ®, a leading provider of decision-support and market intelligence to the medical device industry, announces the publication of a new report, Artificial Discs: The Spine Surgeons' ViewÂ.
Representing 35 surgeons and nearly 1,200 artificial disc procedures, this survey of ChariteÂ, ProDiscÂ®, FlexiCoreÂ, and MaverickÂ clinical investigators is the most comprehensive look to-date at the current generation of lumbar artificial discs. The surgeons who know these products best answer questions regarding:
ÂHow will the availability of artificial discs impact surgeon treatment of lumbar fusion patients over the next two years?
ÂWhat are the six key decision factors that will influence spine surgeons choice of discs as more artificial discs become commercially available?
ÂWhat are the differentiators for each artificial disc system?
ÂWhat are the perceived advantages and disadvantages of each disc?
Challenges and Suggestions
ÂWhat are the greatest challenges of disc arthroplasty in terms of access, approach, disc space preparation, sizing, templating, insertion, placement, and revision?
ÂWhat are the surgeons' suggestions to manufacturers to address these challenges?
ÂWhat are the critical aspects of disc arthroplasty training and who should provide the training?
ÂThis surgeon-based survey report is unique as it provides specific actionable intelligence of value to all companies involved in the development and commercialization of current and next-generation artificial discs, as well as competitive fusion and non-fusion spinal technologiesÂ, explained Greg Heikes, Director of Research at MDMRÂ®.
To learn more about Artificial Discs: The Spine Surgeons' ViewÂ, please call 800-889-3130 (512 358-7200 outside the U.S.), email email@example.com or visit MDMRÂ® online at http://www.mdmr.net.
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