KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 11 Stryker Corporation(NYSE: SYK) announced today that it will participate in the following investorconferences:
Simultaneous webcasts of the Company's presentations will be available onStryker's website at www.stryker.com via the Investor page. The presentationsfor both the Cowen and Company and the Lehman Brothers healthcare conferenceswill be archived for 90 days.
Certain statements made in the presentations may constitute forward-looking statements. They will be based upon management's current expectationsand will be subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause theCompany's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or impliedin such statements. In addition to factors that may be discussed in thepresentations, such factors include, but are not limited to: pricing pressuresgenerally, including cost-containment measures that could adversely affect theprice of or demand for the Company's products; regulatory actions;unanticipated issues arising in connection with clinical studies and otherwisethat affect U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of new products;changes in reimbursement levels from third-party payors; a significantincrease in product liability claims; changes in economic conditions thatadversely affect the level of demand for the Company's products; changes inforeign exchange markets; changes in financial markets; and changes in thecompetitive environment. Additional information concerning these and otherfactors are contained in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities andExchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K andQuarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
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;and endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imagingsystems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment. For moreinformation about Stryker, please visit the company web site atwww.stryker.com .March 17, 2008 -- 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time Cowen and Company 28th Annual Health Care Conference Boston, Massachusetts March 18, 2008 -- 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference Miami, Florida
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