KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today that it will provide webcast and telephone access to its Annual Shareholder Meeting that will be held:
April 29, 2009 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time Radisson Plaza Hotel Kalamazoo, Michigan
Information about the webcast, which will include both the audio and the video presentation from the meeting, is available in the Calendar of Events area of the Investor section of our website at www.investorevents.stryker.com. The telephone number to listen to the meeting is 800-510-0146 (domestic) or 617-614-3449 (international) and the passcode is 92724626.
A recording of the meeting will also be available from 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. To hear this recording, dial 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and enter the passcode 49075464.
An archived copy of the webcast will continue to be available on the Company's website until June 30, 2009.
Certain statements during the meeting may constitute forward-looking statements. They will be based upon management's current expectations and will be subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: further weakening of economic conditions that could adversely affect the level of demand for the Company's products; pricing pressures generally, including cost-containment measures that could adversely affect the price of or demand for the Company's products; changes in foreign exchange markets; regulatory actions; unanticipated issues arising in connection with clinical studies and otherwise that affect U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of new products; changes in reimbursement levels from third-party payors; a significant increase in product liability claims; changes in financial markets; and changes in the competitive environment. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
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; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment. For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.
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