DePuy’s revenues grew 8.3% for the fourth quarter in 2008.
Its parent, Johnson & Johnson, didn’t fare as well as the entire company’s operational growth declined by 1%. It was the first revenue decline in many years at J&J. Revenue growth for DePuy in the U.S. was up 10%; while worldwide it was up 6.2%.
On an operational basis, DePuy’s reported the following fourth quarter results:
Hips – up 11%
Knees – up 6%
Spine – up 8%