KALAMAZOO, Mich., Dec. 18 Stryker Corporation(NYSE: SYK) announced that it will host a conference call on Wednesday,January 23, 2008 at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, to discuss the Company'soperating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2007 and providean operational update. Operating results for the quarter and year endedDecember 31, 2007 will be released at 4:00 p.m. that day.
Stephen P. MacMillan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dean H. Bergy,Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Katherine A. Owen, VicePresident, Strategy and Investor Relations, will host the call.
To participate in the conference call dial 800-884-5695 (domestic) or617-786-2960 (international) and enter the participant passcode 74454751. Asimultaneous webcast of the call will be accessible via the Company's websiteat www.stryker.com . The call will be archived on this site for 90 days.
A recording of the call will also be available from 6:30 p.m., EasternTime, on Wednesday, January 23, 2008, until 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 25,2008. To hear this recording you may dial 888-286-8010 (domestic) or617-801-6888 (international) and enter the passcode 62980091.
Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technologycompanies with the most broadly based range of products in orthopaedics and asignificant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works withrespected medical professionals to help people lead more active and moresatisfying lives. The Company's products include implants used in jointreplacement, trauma, craniomaxillofacial and spinal surgeries; biologics;surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment;endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems;as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment. For moreinformation about Stryker, please visit the company web site atwww.stryker.com .
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