Merit Medical to Present at Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Nov. 19, 2010 (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 the 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference at The New York Palace Hotel.

On Wednesday, December 1st, at 12:30 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 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 gastroenterology. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 125 individuals. Merit employs approximately 2,170 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: Merit Medical Systems, Inc. Anne-Marie Wright, Vice President, Corporate Communications (801) 208-4167 Fax: (801) 253-1688 awright@merit.com