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Merit Medical Systems, Inc. Q2 2010 Earnings Call Transcript

Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (MMSI)

Q2 2010 Earnings Conference Call

July 28, 2010 5:00 PM ET

Executives

Fred Lampropoulos – Chairman and CEO

Rashelle Perry – General Counsel

Kent Stanger – CFO

Martin Stephens – EVP, Marketing and Sales

Analysts

Jayson Bedford – Raymond James & Associates

Larry Solow – CJS Securities

Shawn Fitz – Stephens Inc.

James Sidoti – Sidoti & Co.

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to the Merit Medical second quarter 2010 earnings conference call. During today’s presentation all parties will be in a listen-only mode. Following the presentation, the conference will be opened for questions. (Operator Instructions)

I would now like to turn the conference over to Fred Lampropoulos, Chairman and CEO. Please go ahead sir.

Fred Lampropoulos

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. We are broadcasting from South Jordan, Utah. I want to express our appreciation for your attendance at our second quarter conference call.

We would like to start our meeting by having our disclaimer being read by our in-house Counsel, Rashelle Perry.

Rashelle Perry

In the course of our discussion today, reference maybe made to projections, anticipated events, or other information which is not purely historical. Please be aware that statements made in this call which are not purely historical maybe considered forward-looking statements.

We caution you that all forward-looking statements involve risks, unanticipated events, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Many of these risks, events, uncertainties and other factors are discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are also available on our website.

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