Spurred on by increased physician awareness of navigation technology, by technological innovation that is making navigation easier to use, and by declining costs of navigation systems, the surgical navigation system market in the US will grow at a moderate pace over the forecast period.

This Medtech 360 Report provides comprehensive data and analysis on the current state of the market for surgical navigation systems in the US across a 10-year period.

The underpenetrated US market for surgical navigation systems will grow due to declining system costs, better clinical awareness, and improving technology. 

How will the adoption and use of surgical navigation systems differ between neurosurgery, spine, and orthopedic procedures? 

To what degree will these factors impact the growth in navigated procedural volumes? 

New entrants to the market are bringing easy-to-use, low-cost alternatives that some surgeons prefer over more traditional systems. 

What unmet surgeon needs can new entrants to the US surgical navigation market cater to?

What perceptions of this technology exist and what factors affect adoption of these products?

How are new entrants faring in competition against established players?

Facilities looking to avoid PPACA-mandated reimbursement fines for high readmission rates will be attracted to the precision of navigation systems. 

Will health care reform legislation hinder or help the adoption of surgical navigation equipment in the US?

How will limited reimbursement for navigation procedures limit the growth of this market?

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Author(s): Benjamin Li, BBA

Benjamin Li is a team lead within the Endoscopy, Diagnostics, and Healthcare IT Medtech Insights team at Decision Resources Group, with extensive knowledge in healthcare IT, women's health imaging, urology, large-joint reconstruction, spinal implants, and dental implants. Benjamin holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, with a certificate in Managing International Trade and Investment.

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