MONTVALE, N.J., Jan. 18, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Datascope Corp. (Nasdaq:DSCP) today announced that it will release its second quarter fiscal 2008 financial results after the market close on Thursday, February 7, 2008.

Lawrence Saper, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Antonino Laudani, Chief Operating Officer and Henry Scaramelli, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call the following day, Friday, February 8, 2008, at 12:00 noon (ET) to review the Company's financial results. The conference call will be simulcast live via the Internet. Individuals interested in listening to the webcast should log onto the "Investor Relations" section of Datascope's website, www.datascope.com.

The conference call can also be accessed live by dialing (888) 661-5176 prior to the start of the call. For interested individuals unable to join the live call, a replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website.

About Datascope Corp.

Datascope Corp. is a pioneer and the global leader of intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation, a pioneer and leader in the global patient monitoring market and a diversified medical device company. Datascope develops, manufactures and markets proprietary products for clinical health care markets in interventional cardiology and radiology, cardiovascular and vascular surgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine and critical care. Datascope's products are sold throughout the world through direct sales representatives and independent distributors. Founded in 1964, Datascope is headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey. For news releases, webcasts and other company information please visit Datascope's website, www.datascope.com.

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Datascope Corp.
Henry Scaramelli, Chief Financial Officer
(201) 307-5435
www.datascope.com