NuVasive (NUVA) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 25, 2012 5:30 pm ET Executives Patrick F. Williams - Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations Alexis V. Lukianov - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael J. Lambert - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President Keith C. Valentine - President and Chief Operating Officer Analysts Matthew S. Miksic - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division Raj Denhoy - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division William J. Plovanic - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division Richard Newitter - Leerink Swann LLC, Research Division Robert A. Hopkins - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Lawrence Biegelsen - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division John M. Putnam - Capstone Investments, Research Division Christopher T. Pasquale - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division Glenn J. Novarro - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Matthew Taylor - Barclays Capital, Research Division David H. Roman - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division Denis Kelleher Matthew O'Brien - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division Jacob Messina Michael Matson - Mizuho Securities USA Inc., Research Division Spencer Nam - ThinkEquity LLC, Research Division Jeffrey D. Johnson - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division PresentationOperator
Greetings, and welcome to the NuVasive Inc. Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Patrick Williams, Vice President of Strategy and Investor Relations for NuVasive. Thank you, Mr. Williams, you may begin. Patrick F. Williams Thanks, operator. Welcome to NuVasive's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. NuVasive's senior management on the call today will be Alex Lukianov, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Keith Valentine, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Michael Lambert, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.