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. . . While Zimmer Looks Out

Executive Summary

Orthopedic implant companies are struggling with pricing pressures and new customer demands, and one company, market leader, Zimmer has responded with a major shake-up of top management. The question industry watchers are asking: does Zimmer's move represent the first step in a major retrenchment in orthopedics for Bristol-Myers Squibb? Or the beginning of a new, more aggressive effort?

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