SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, May 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology and gastroenterology, today announced that it will participate at Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference on June 8-11, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. 

On Thursday, June 10th, at 3:00 p.m. ET, Merit's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Fred P. Lampropoulos will give a 30-minute presentation regarding Merit's history, products, financial performance and prospects. He will also participate in one-on-one meetings on June 9th and June 10th

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 gastroenterology.  Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 125 individuals.  Merit employs approximately 1,950 people worldwide with facilities in Salt Lake City and South Jordan, Utah; Angleton, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; and Galway, Ireland.

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Merit Medical
Anne-Marie Wright, Vice President, Corporate Communications
(801) 208-4167 
awright@merit.com  
Fax: (801) 253-1688