Stryker Highlights New Innovations at 2012 AAOS Annual Meeting
KALAMAZOO, Mich., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation today announced that it will showcase a series of new products and services at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting this week in San Francisco, CA. Stryker will highlight its newest offerings that span the Company's diverse portfolio, in addition to presenting educational programs at its booth number 4347 in the exhibit hall.
Stryker is celebrating "75 Years of Innovation," a reference to 1937, when the company's founder, Dr. Homer Stryker, first began inventing and selling new technologies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Products and services highlighted at this year's AAOS annual meeting include:
- New Heavy Duty Power Tools
Built upon 30 years of cordless surgical power tool innovations from Stryker, System 7 offers the latest in advanced cutting technology for large bone surgeries. Inspired by healthcare professionals, System 7 sets a new standard in performance and reliability with design enhancements that make it a precise and dependable solution for surgeons and hospitals.
- New Computer Assisted Surgery Technology for Trauma Procedures
The Stryker ADAPT™ System powers FluoroMap™ Software and provides Adaptive Positioning Technology for our Gamma3™ Locking Nail System.
- New Media Management Tool
The Studio 3 Media Asset Manager provides a centralized storage solution for the archiving and management of surgical videos and images.
- New Products for Spinal Surgery
The ARIA™ Spinal System provides a complete solution for minimally invasive, transpsoas access and spinal implant delivery with an open neuromonitoring strategy. In addition, the AVS® Anchor-C Cervical Cage System is designed for anterior cervical fusion procedures in skeletally mature patients, featuring an integrated design that allows for rigid screw fixation without any added anterior profile.
- New Total Shoulder Arthroplasty System
The ReUnion® TSA (Total Shoulder Arthroplasty) Modular System leverages revolutionary implant technology and thoughtfully designed instrumentation to deliver the next generation in total shoulder arthroplasty systems, featuring the first highly crosslinked polyethylene (X3) glenoids on the market.(1)
- New Performance Solutions
The Performance Solutions division delivers services and systems that enable healthcare providers to achieve their clinical, operational and financial performance goals. These services and systems include Marshall Steele's implementation capabilities for building Destinations of Superior Performance.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.
(1) Stryker Report: NL11_FB_TR_1996