NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Japanese Small Bone & Joint Orthopedic Devices Markethttp://www.reportlinker.com/p01158060/Japanese-Small-Bone--Joint-Orthopedic-Devices-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Orthopedic In 2012, the total Japanese market for small bone and joint orthopedic devices was valued at $69.5 million.The Japanese small bone and joint orthopedic device market includes shoulder reconstruction implants, elbow repair devices, hand and wrist devices as well as foot and ankle devices. All of these segments experienced positive growth in 2012. An aging population continued to drive demand along with increased awareness regarding small bone and joint procedures. The overall market has been somewhat affected by reimbursements imposed by the Japanese government, which has influenced manufacturers to reduce their product prices. The success of large joint implants in Japan has caused surgeons and patients alike to become more comfortable with the prospect of small bone and joint replacement. Small bone and joint replacement product innovation has also improved efficacy. Overall, the strong positive growth in all segments will allow the entire market to grow rapidly over the 2012–2019 forecast period. Scope: This report pertains to a forecast period of 10 years (2009 – 2019) for Japan. Report Contents: Competitor AnalysisIdentified Strategic OpportunitiesMarket Overview by Segment & CountryTrend Analysis by Segment & CountryMarket Drivers & LimitersMergers & AcquisitionsCustomer Feedback and Market Monitoring Main Segments Included: Shoulder Reconstruction MarketElbow Repair MarketHand &Wrist Device MarketFoot & Ankle Device Market Sub-Segments Included: Reversed-Shoulder ImplantsPartial Shoulder ImplantsResurfacing ImplantsShoulder RevisionPrimary Shoulder Implant MarketPartial Shoulder Implant MarketShoulder Resurfacing MarketPrimary Elbow DevicesRadial Head Elbow DevicesContraindicationsSemi-Constrained Total Elbow MarketUnconstrained Total Elbow MarketRadial Head Implant MarketWrist Fusion MarketDistal Radius Plate MarketFoot TreatmentsTotal Ankle Replacement MarketTotal Ankle Implant MarketFoot Digit Implant Market Companies Included: Medartis (ME System)DePuy SynthesUnitechZimmerTornierSmith & NephewSBiBiometAcumed (Japan Medicalnext)StrykerNakashima MedicalWright MedicalKyoceraArthrexExactech LimaReasons To Buy: This report analyzes and evaluates the current state of the market including existing and potential markets, product average selling prices, and unit volumes. The report also highlights the opportunities and potential hazards involved, and presents strategies for successfully navigating the market landscape. Furthermore, it seeks to identify the trends and technologies that will affect the future of each market segment and prepares an unbiased critical assessment of such market drivers and limiters based on our "bottom up" approach, which includes primary and secondary research methods.