Stryker to Present at Investor Conferences

Dec 21, 2010, 11:50 ET from Stryker Corporation

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today that it will participate in the following investor conferences:

January 6, 2011 – 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time

Goldman Sachs Healthcare CEO's Unscripted: A View from the Top

New York, New York

January 11, 2011 – 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time

29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

San Francisco, California

A simultaneous webcast of the Company's presentations will be available on Stryker's website at www.stryker.com.  The presentations will be archived for 30 days.

Certain statements made in the presentations 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: 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; legislative and 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; unfavorable resolution of tax audits; 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 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 provides innovative orthopaedic implants as well as state-of-the-art medical and surgical equipment to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.  For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.

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