|Stryker To Host Conference Call On July 17, 2008|
KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 and provide an operational update. Operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 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, Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations, will host the call.
To participate in the conference call dial 866-700-0161 (domestic) or 617-213-8832 (international) and enter the participant passcode 83648540. A simultaneous webcast of the call will be accessible via the Company's website at 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., Eastern Time, on Thursday, July 17, 2008, until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2008. To hear this recording, dial 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and enter the passcode 63234745.
Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with the most broadly based range of products in orthopaedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works with respected medical professionals to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. The Company's products include implants used in joint replacement, trauma, craniomaxillofacial and spinal surgeries; biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; and endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment. For more information about Stryker, please visit the company web site at www.stryker.com .
CONTACT: Katherine A. Owen