Market Research Logo

Chinese Market Report for Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation - MedCore

Viscosupplements are injectable products that come in three varieties of injection regimens. The exact mechanism of their action is unclear, but the therapy works by increasing the viscoelasticity of the synovial fluid, thereby reducing friction between the joints. The immediate short-term benefit appears to be mainly pain relief, more so than actual healing, although this does allow for long-term improvements in mobility and range of motion. The products are appropriate in cases where the patient has failed to respond to pharmacological or steroid therapy and there is no contraindication to injection therapy. The effectiveness of these products has mainly been established for the knee joints, and has not yet been very well established for use in other joints of the body.

Viscoelasticity is a property describing the ability to absorb shock. Fluids that have a high degree of this property provide greater resistance to sudden shocks and impacts than they do to loads that are applied gradually. In an osteoarthritic knee, the cartilage wears faster than it can repair itself. The shock-absorbing quality of hyaluronic acid products reduces this wear on the articular cartilage, allowing it to heal. The product itself does not remain in the joint space long after injection, as it lasts only hours or days. The therapeutic benefit, however, can last up to half a year, indicating that there may be some element of anti-inflammatory action or stimulation of the body’s natural ability to replenish the joint fluid. Because there is no pharmacologic action associated with the treatment, these products are classified as medical devices in the majority of circumstances. In China, however, HA products are classified as drugs.


FULL SUITE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1.1 CHINESE ORTHOPEDIC BIOMATERIALS MARKET OVERVIEW
1.2 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
1.3 MARKET TRENDS
1.4 KEY MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
1.5 PROCEDURE NUMBERS
1.6 MARKETS INCLUDED
1.7 KEY REPORT UPDATES
1.8 VERSION HISTORY
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
2.1 RESEARCH SCOPE
2.2 IDATA’S 9-STEP METHODOLOGY
Step 1: Project Initiation & Team Selection
Step 2: Prepare Data Systems and Perform Secondary Research
Step 3: Preparation for Interviews & Questionnaire Design
Step 4: Performing Primary Research
Step 5: Research Analysis: Establishing Baseline Estimates
Step 6: Market Forecast and Analysis
Step 7: Identify Strategic Opportunities
Step 8: Final Review and Market Release
Step 9: Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring
HYALURONIC ACID VISCOSUPPLEMENTATION MARKET
3.1 INTRODUCTION
3.2 MARKET OVERVIEW
3.2.1 Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market by Injection Cycle
3.3 MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST
3.3.1 Total Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market
3.3.2 Total Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market by Injection Cycle
3.3.2.1 Single-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market
3.3.2.2 Three-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market
3.3.2.3 Five-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market
3.4 DRIVERS AND LIMITERS
3.4.1 Market Drivers
3.4.2 Market Limiters
3.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
APPENDIX: LOCAL COMPETITOR DIRECTORY
4.1 WEBSITE DIRECTORY
ABBREVIATIONS
List of Chart
Chart 1 1: Orthopedic Biomaterials Market by Segment, China, 2012 – 2022 2
Chart 1 2: Orthopedic Biomaterials Market Overview, China, 2015 & 2022 2
Chart 3 1: Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market by Injection Cycle, China, 2012 – 2022 24
Chart 3 2: Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market Breakdown, China, 2015 25
Chart 3 3: Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market Breakdown, China, 2022 25
Chart 3 4: Total Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2012 – 2022 27
Chart 3 5: Three-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2012 – 2022 30
Chart 3 6: Five-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2012 – 2022 32
Chart 3 7: Leading Competitors, Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2015 39
List of Figures
Figure 1 1: Orthopedic Biomaterials Market Share Ranking by Segment, China, 2015 3
Figure 1 2: Companies Researched in this Report, China, 2015 4
Figure 1 3: Factors Impacting the Orthopedic Biomaterials Market by Segment, China 5
Figure 1 4: Recent Events in the Orthopedic Biomaterials Market, China, 2012 – 2015 6
Figure 1 5: Orthopedic Biomaterials Procedures Covered, China, 2015 7
Figure 1 6: Orthopedic Biomaterials Markets Covered, China, 2015 7
Figure 1 7: Key Report Updates, China, 2013 & 2016 8
Figure 1 8: Version History 8
Figure 3 1: Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market by Injection Cycle, China, 2012 – 2022 (US$M) 23
Figure 3 2: Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market by Injection Cycle, China, 2012 – 2022 (CN¥M) 23
Figure 3 3: Total Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2012 – 2022 (US$ and CN¥) 27
Figure 3 4: Three-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2012 – 2022 (US$ and CN¥) 29
Figure 3 5: Five-Injection Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2012 – 2022 (US$ and CN¥) 31
Figure 3 6: Drivers and Limiters, Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2015 35
Figure 3 7: Leading Competitors, Hyaluronic Acid Viscosupplementation Market, China, 2015 38

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report