Surgical robots are used in only about one in 20 spine procedures today, but adoption could grow rapidly according to a recent survey by RBC Capital Markets. U.S. spine surgeons expect that rate to double over the next year, and a decade from now more than one in four spine surgeries could be performed using a surgical robotic system.
Three main players—Mazor Robotics (a finalist for 2016 Medtech Company of the Year), Zimmer Biomet, and Globus Medical—are vying for that market. So which one will come out on top?
By Jamie Hartford | MD&DI