of the knee is the key cause of disability among people. This degenerative joint disease is caused due to wear and tear of joint’s cartilage. Joint injuries, obesity and genetic problem are other causes of osteoarthritis. Viscosupplementation is one of the treatment procedures to relieve Osteoarthritis. In this procedure, a thick fluid called hyaluronic acid is directly injected into the knee joint. The hyaluronic acid is found in synovial fluid surrounding joints that act as lubricating agent enabling smooth movement of bones. This gel-like fluid also acts as shock absorber for joint loads. This procedure helps to improve the mobility of the joints and assures more comfort level during any activity.
In this report, Global Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market
is segmented by course of Treatment and Anatomy. The treatment of Osteoarthritis can be done by Single Injection or Multiple Injections of hyaluronic acid into the joints. The market on basis of anatomy can be divided into Knee Osteoarthritis, Hip Osteoarthritis, Ankle Osteoarthritis and Shoulder Osteoarthritis.
The market is also analyzed based on geographic regions which are grouped into Americas, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Europe as well as RoW regions. Osteoarthritis constitutes to be a growing public health problem. This disease is commonly found among adults in the U.S. Thus, the U.S. is leading in providing viscosupplementation treatment. In APAC, the market is forecast to grow since some countries like India possess high number of knee-osteoarthritis patients. Europe is the next leading region for this market. Since, there are no reimbursements in European countries such as Spain, France and other countries; the market in this region is still low.Sample Companies
Profiled in this Report are:
- Sanofi (France),
- Fidia Pharma USA Inc. (U.S),
- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Switzerland),
- Mylan Inc. (U.S),
- Zimmer Inc. (U.S.)
The data is obtained with help of primary and secondary sources. Many questionnaires and interviews were conducted with the key companies of this market to estimate the market values. Secondary sources such as articles and medical journals were studied to have an overview of the market. Public health data has been collected from some organization such as World Health Organization that helped to analyze the entire market.