Stryker’s Return to Orthopedics’ Top Spot Years in the Making

Stryker and DePuy Synthes, in its various forms, have grappled for the top spot in orthopedic sales for decades. Going back to 1999, Stryker held the summit in the orthopedic market with a slight lead over DePuy. Synthes-Stratec was the sixth-largest company that year, by our estimation. The merger of DePuy and Synthes in 2012 put the company in...

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Mike Evers is a Senior Market Analyst and writer with over 15 years of experience in the medical industry, spanning cardiac rhythm management, ER coding and billing, and orthopedics. He joined ORTHOWORLD in 2018, where he provides market analysis and editorial coverage.

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