C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 5:00 PM EDT, to discuss the company’s first quarter 2012 operating results, and to provide financial guidance for the second quarter of 2012. Bard is scheduled to issue an earnings press release after the market closes on April 24, 2012. 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. The recommended browser is Internet Explorer 7+. Users also should have the most recent version of Windows Media Player™, which can be downloaded at: http://microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/en/download/. Users may experience varying levels of performance based on their connection speed, system capabilities and the presence of a system firewall. 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.