Merit Medical to Present at RBC and Lazard Conferences

Merit Medical to Present at RBC and Lazard Conferences

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Feb. 20, 2013 (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 upcoming investor conferences.

On Tuesday, February 26^th, at 2:35 p.m. ET, Merit's Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer Fred P. Lampropoulos will present at RBC Capital Markets'
Healthcare Conference at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City. He will
also participate in one-on-one meetings throughout the day.

On Wednesday, February 27^th, and Thursday, February 28^th, Merit's Chief
Financial Officer Kent W. Stanger will participate in one-on-one meetings at
Lazard Capital Markets' Snowbird Medical Technology Conference at the Cliff
Lodge in Snowbird, Utah.

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 200 individuals.
Merit employs approximately 2,750 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: Anne-Marie Wright
         Vice President, Corporate Communications
         (801) 208-4167
         e-mail: awright@merit.com
         Fax: (801) 253-1688

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