Merit Medical to Present at Lazard and Stephens Conferences

Merit Medical to Present at Lazard and Stephens Conferences

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Nov. 8, 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 in two conferences next week.

On Tuesday, November 13^th, at 4:30 p.m. ET, Merit's Chief Financial Officer
Kent W. Stanger will present at Lazard Capital Markets' Healthcare Conference
at The Pierre Hotel in New York City.

On Wednesday, November 14^th, at 4:00 p.m. ET, Stanger will present at
Stephens' Fall Investment Conference at The New York Palace Hotel in New York
City.

Stanger will also participate in one-on-one meetings throughout these
conferences.

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 165 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.

The Merit Medical Systems, Inc. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3282

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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