Stryker Corporation : Stryker to Host Conference Call on April 24, 2013

   Stryker Corporation : Stryker to Host Conference Call on April 24, 2013

Kalamazoo, Michigan - March 27, 2013 - Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)
announced that it will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at
4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, to discuss the Company's operating results for the
quarter ended March 31, 2013 and provide an operational update. Final
operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 will be released at
4:00 p.m. that day.

To participate in the conference call dial (866) 436-9172 (domestic) or (630)
691-2760 (international) and be prepared to provide confirmation number
34454633 to the operator.

A simultaneous webcast of the call will be accessible via the Company's
website at The call will be archived on this site for 90

A recording of the call will also be available from 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time,
on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, until 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday,
May 1, 2013. To hear this recording you may dial (888) 843-7419 (domestic) or
630-652-3042 (international) and enter the passcode 34454633#.

This presentation may contain information that includes or is based on
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities law
that are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause our
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 our
products; pricing pressures generally, including cost-containment measures
that could adversely affect the price of or demand for our 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; the ultimate total cost with respect to the
Rejuvenate and ABG II matter; the impact of investigative and legal
proceedings and compliance risks; resolution of tax audits; the impact of the
federal legislation to reform the United States healthcare system and the 2.3
percent medical device excise tax; changes in financial markets; changes in
the competitive environment; our ability to integrate acquisitions, including
the acquisition of Trauson Holdings Company Limited; and our ability to
realize anticipated cost savings as a result of workforce reductions and other
restructuring activities. Additional information concerning these and other
factors are contained in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission, including our 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 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


For investor inquiries please contact:
Katherine A. Owen, Stryker Corporation, 269-385-2600 or


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