C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced that it will host a conference call on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT, to discuss the company’s first quarter 2011 operating results, and to provide financial guidance for the second quarter of 2011. Bard is scheduled to issue an earnings press release after the market closes on April 21, 2011.

A live audio webcast of Bard's investor conference will be accessible to all investors through Bard’s website at http://investorrelations.crbard.com. The webcast will also be available on the website for future on-demand replay.

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C. R. Bard, Inc. ( www.crbard.com ), headquartered in Murray Hill, NJ, is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products.

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