Doctors implanted 5.2 million total knees from 2000 to 2010

attune-knee-depuyDoctors implanted an estimated 5.2 million total knees from 2000 to 2010, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. The rate of knee replacement went up, in that time period, by 86% for men and 99% for women.

The mean age of patients having a knee replacement was 66.1 years in 2014 according to a report by the American Joint Replacement Registry, as reported by Arkansas Online. For nearly 95% of the cases, osteoarthritis was the underlying diagnosis.

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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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