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Stryker to Host Conference Call on April 20, 2009

March 13, 2009

KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced that it will host a conference call on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, to discuss the Company’s operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, and provide an operational update. Operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009 will be released at 4:00 p.m. that day.

To participate in the conference call dial 866-700-5192 (domestic) or 617-213-8833 (international) and enter the participant passcode 24899716. 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 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time, on Monday, April 20, 2009, until 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, 2009. To hear this recording, dial 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and enter the passcode 86263096.

Certain statements made during the call 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.

SOURCE Stryker Corporation


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