Integra LifeSciences Announces Three-Year Contract With Premier Healthcare Alliance

Integra LifeSciences Announces Three-Year Contract With Premier Healthcare

Provides Jarit(R), Ruggles(R)- Redmond(TM) and Padgett(R) Surgical Instruments

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences
Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that it was awarded a
three-year group purchasing agreement with the Premier healthcare alliance,
one of the largest group purchasing organizations in the United States. The
agreement includes Jarit® surgical and laparoscopic instruments, Ruggles®-
Redmond™ neuro/spine instruments, Padgett® reconstructive and plastic surgery
instruments and sterilization containers.

Dan Reuvers, Integra's President, Surgical Instruments said:"We are very
pleased that Premier has selected Integra as a contracted supplier for our
instruments and sterilization containers.This complements another agreement
we signed with Premier in 2012 for our award-winning Luxtec® LED Surgical
Headlight System, intended to limit uncertainty by ensuring their membership
has access to our broad portfolio of quality products."

Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments used in virtually all
surgical disciplines at more than 5,200 hospitals and surgery centers
worldwide, and is also one of the world's largest suppliers of surgical
headlight systems, which are used by over 60,000 surgeons, worldwide.Its
Luxtec® LED Surgical Headlight System, which was awarded 1^stplace in the
"Capital Equipment" category of Surgical Productsmagazine's 2012 "Excellence
in Surgical Products Awards" (ESP Awards), is designed to deliver the cool
brightness and color surgeons need for visibility, along with increased
mobility in the operating room.

In addition to Integra's Jarit®, Ruggles®- Redmond™, Luxtec® and Padgett®
products, the company also produces the Omni-Tract® family of retractor
systems, and Integra® Miltex® surgical, dental and veterinary instruments.

About Integra

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical devices, is dedicated to
limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the
best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedics,
neurosurgery, spine, reconstructive and general surgery. For more information,
please visit

The Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. logo is available at

About the Premier healthcare alliance

Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,700 U.S.
hospitals and 90,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and
technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality,
cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers,
Premier operates a leading healthcare purchasing network with more than $4
billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains the nation's largest
clinical, financial and outcomes database with information on 1 in 4 patient
discharges. A world leader in delivering measurable improvements in care,
Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered
in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning the products
and services provided by Integra. Such forward looking statements involve
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from predicted or expected results. Among other things, the willingness of
surgical professionals to use Integra products may affect the prospects for
their use in surgical procedures. In addition, the economic, competitive,
governmental, technological and other factors, identified under the heading
"Risk Factors" included in Item IA of Integra's Annual Report on Form 10-K for
the year ended December 31, 2011 and information contained in subsequent
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could affect actual

CONTACT: Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation
         Gianna Sabella
         Director, Corporate Communications
         (609) 936-2389

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