Spinal Implants | Medtech 360 | Market Insights | Japan

Publish date: June 2019

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In the Japanese spinal implant market, although favorable demographics will support procedure volume expansion, falling ASPs—reflecting biennial MHLW reimbursement cuts—as well as slower entry and adoption of premium-priced devices relative to other mature markets globally will continue to limit overall revenue growth.

This Medtech 360 Report provides comprehensive data and analysis on the current state of the market for spinal implants in the Japanese region across a 10-year period.


MNCs dominate the Japanese spinal implant market.

Which MNCs have the strongest presence in the Japanese market?

What strategies and factors will contribute to success in this region through 2027?

The uptake of advanced spinal surgery techniques and products, such as robotic-assisted spinal implant surgery, is hindered by high barriers to entry in the Japanese market.

How will advances in spinal implant surgical techniques impact the Japanese market?

Which innovations will see the strongest adoption in Japan?

Biennial MHLW reimbursement cuts will continue to negatively affect the Japanese spinal implant market.

Which segments will be most severely impacted by the MHLW reimbursement cuts?

What strategies will the companies use to increase their market share despite reimbursement cuts in the Japan spinal implant market?

The IBD market will be the fastest-growing segment of the Japanese spinal implant market through 2027.

What factors will drive this growth?

What product innovations are competitors pursuing to capitalize on the growing IBD market?

Table of contents

  • Japan
    • Abstract
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Highlights
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Developments
      • Average Currency Exchange Rates
      • Procedures Covered
      • Products Covered
    • Key Report Updates
    • Spinal Implant Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Shares
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
        • Regulatory Environment
        • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Partnerships
        • Product Improvements and Innovations
        • Clinical Data
        • Physician Training and Marketing
        • Distribution and Sales Network
        • Manufacturing
        • First-Mover Advantage
      • Market Developments
    • Traditional Thoracolumbar Implant Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Share Rankings
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
        • Product Improvements and Innovations
    • Traditional Cervical Implant Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Share Rankings
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Interbody Device Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Market Share Rankings
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
        • Product Improvements and Innovations
    • Spinal Nonfusion Technology Market
      • Market Highlights
      • Market Definitions
      • Market Forecast Data
      • Competitive Highlights
      • Major Competitors
      • Competitive Factors and Strategies
    • Appendix
      • Abbreviations
      • Bibliography

Author(s): Diwakar Bahuguna, MBA

Diwakar Bahuguna is a research associate within the Orthopedics, Dental, and Aesthetics Medtech Insights team at Decision Resources Group, specializing in hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation and Latin American aesthetic injectables markets. Diwakar holds a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy from the University of Delhi and an MBA in Pharmaceutical Marketing from the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali. Follow Diwakar on twitter: @diwakar_zero7