Top 5 Trends in Trauma

1. Biodegradable Implants: Biodegradable materials are becoming increasingly popular in the trauma implant industry as they can be safely absorbed by the body over time, eliminating the need for a second surgery to remove the implant.

2. Personalized Implant Design: With advancements in technology, implant manufacturers are now able to create customized implants based on the specific needs of the patient. This allows for improved fit and function and can lead to better outcomes.

3. 3D Printing: The use of 3D printing technology is becoming more common in the trauma implant industry, allowing for the rapid production of complex and customized implant designs.

4. Surface Modification: Surface modification techniques, such as coatings and texturing, are being used to improve the biocompatibility of implants and reduce the risk of infection.

5. Smart Implants: The development of "smart" implants that can monitor healing progress and alert doctors to potential complications is an emerging trend in the trauma implant industry. These devices have the potential to improve patient outcomes and reduce the need for follow-up surgeries.

Lauren Duhame

Director of Client Experience