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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.
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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 ADAPTT System powers FluoroMapT Software and provides Adaptive
Positioning Technology for our Gamma3T 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 ARIAT 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.
About Stryker 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
Tamara Cutler Joe Cooper
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