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Patient impact
Our customers and their patients are at the heart of everything we do. The real-life impact of the technology we create inspires our dedication to improving patient outcomes. 
Hana finds her passion
after advanced scoliosis surgery

In 2016 Hana received an advanced scoliosis diagnosis, a condition that occurs more often in females than males.1 After seeing how her healthcare team supported her throughout surgery and during rehabilitation, she realizes that she also wants to help patients live healthier lives.

I am truly grateful for the healthcare professionals who helped me. I will do my best to become a registered dietician, who is trusted by patients.


Scoliosis patient


Choudhry, M. N., Ahmad, Z., & Verma, R. (2016). Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. The open orthopaedics journal, 10, 143–154. Accessed April 22, 2021.

Being in the right place at the right time
Matt’s sudden cardiac arrest story

Studies show the rate of survival from sudden cardiac arrest decreases by 10% for every minute without intervention.1 Miraculously, after 80 minutes of continuous CPR with the LUCAS chest compression system and critical care from emergency caregivers, Matt regained his pulse and started breathing.

From the nurses in the field that found me to the nurses and doctors at the hospital, I had the best care and best people (taking care of me). I’m thankful for that.


Sudden cardiac arrest survivor


1. Cummins RO. From concept to standard-of-care? Review of the clinical experience with automated external defibrillators. Ann Emerg Med. 1989 Dec;18(12):1269-75. doi: 10.1016/s0196-0644(89)80257-4. PMID: 2686497.

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Patient education

For more information, please visit the sites below.

Access information on orthopaedic health and joint replacement. Find a surgeon who can help their patients return to the activities of daily living.

A site dedicated to helping patients learn about Stryker’s early, minimally invasive solutions that may relieve chronic back pain and help patients get back to their active lives as quickly as possible.

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