Merit Medical to Participate at Lazard's Corporate Access Day

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that it will participate at Lazard Capital Markets' Denver Corporate Access Day.

On Tuesday, December 18th, Merit's Chief Financial Officer Kent W. Stanger will participate in one-on-one meetings throughout the day. 

ABOUT MERIT

Founded in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 170 individuals.  Merit employs approximately 2,600 people worldwide with facilities in Salt Lake City and South Jordan, Utah; Angleton, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Rockland, Massachusetts.

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CONTACT: Anne-Marie Wright, Vice President, Corporate Communications
         Phone: (801) 208-4167
         e-mail: awright@merit.com
         Fax: (801) 253-1688

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