Large-Joint Reconstructive Implants | Medtech 360 | Market Insights | Latin America

Publish date: June 2019

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Through 2027, the Latin American market for reconstructive joint implants will expand moderately. Robust procedure volume growth will be fueled by favorable demographic factors coupled with gradual improvements to health care systems in the region; however, economic constraints and slow adoption of  premium-priced technologies, such as patient-specific 3-D–printed implants and robotic-assisted surgeries, will hinder growth to a certain extent.   

This Medtech 360 Report provides comprehensive data and analysis on the current state of the market for large-joint reconstructive implants in Latin America across a 10-year period.


The Latin American market for large-joint reconstructive implants remains relatively underpenetrated.

What factors have led to this underpenetration in the Latin American market and what factors will contribute to the market's expansion through 2027?

Which regions in Latin America are experiencing the most rapid growth and what factors are influencing this expansion?

The uptake of technological advances in the large-joint reconstructive implant space, such 3-D printed implants and robotic-assisted reconstructive knee implant surgery, is hindered by cost constraints in the Latin American region.

How will advances in surgical techniques in large-joint reconstructive implants impact the Latin American market?

Which innovations will be adopted and which ones will remain unpopular in the region and why?

Although MNCs dominate the Latin American large-joint reconstructive implant market, smaller domestic competitors are also able to maintain a significant presence in this region.

Which MNCs have the strongest presence in the Latin American market?

What strategies do local manufacturers employ to compete against the leading MNCs?

Table of contents

  • Latin America
    • Abstract
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Highlights
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Developments
      • Geographies Covered
      • Procedures Covered
      • Products Covered
    • Key Report Updates
    • Large-Joint Reconstructive Implant Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
        • Domestic Competitors
        • Pricing Strategies and Purchasing Options
        • Distribution and Sales Network
        • Product Recalls and Safety Issues
        • Product Improvements and Innovations
        • Clinical Data
      • Market Developments
    • Reconstructive Knee Implant Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
        • Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Implants
        • Revision Knee Implants
        • Unicondylar Knee Implants
        • Patello-Femoral Knee Implants
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Reconstructive Hip Implant Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
        • Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Implants
        • Revision Hip Implants
        • Partial Hip Implants
        • Hip Resurfacing Implants
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Appendix
      • Abbreviations
      • Bibliography

Author(s): Meenu Sankar, MS

Meenu Sankar is a research associate within the Orthopedics, Dental, and Aesthetics Medtech Insights team at Decision Resources Group, specializing in large-joint reconstructive implants. Meenu holds a Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Manipal University and a Master's degree in Biomedicine from The University of Skövde. Follow Meenu on Twitter:@meenu_sankarDRG