Stryker (SYK) Q1 2012 Earnings Call April 17, 2012 4:30 pm ET Executives Curt R. Hartman - Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Katherine A. Owen - Vice President of Strategy & Investor Relations Analysts Robert A. Hopkins - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Kristen M. Stewart - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division Michael Matson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division Derrick Sung - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division Michael N. Weinstein - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Larry Biegelsen - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Glenn J. Novarro - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Matthew O'Brien - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Steve Beuchaw - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Matthew S. Miksic - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Bruce M. Nudell - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Richard Newitter - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Rajeev Jashnani - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division Matthew Taylor - Barclays Capital, Research Division Joshua T. Jennings - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division Jason Wittes - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division Jeffrey D. Johnson - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division William J. Plovanic - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division David H. Roman - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Joanne K. Wuensch - BMO Capital Markets U.S. PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the First Quarter 2012 Stryker Earnings Conference Call. My name is Derek, and I'll be your operator for today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to take the time and read the Safe Harbor statement. Certain statements made in this presentation may contain information that includes or is based on forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws that are 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.