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New Solution Designed to Offer Interventional Cardiology and Radiology Operators Improved Clarity, Safety, and Patient Comfort

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – August 28, 2019 – Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology, oncology, and endoscopy, announces the United States commercial launch of the PreludeSYNC EVO™ radial compression device. The PreludeSYNC EVO is a sterile, single-use, disposable device used to assist in gaining hemostasis of the arterial percutaneous access site following catheterization procedures.

Merit Medical’s launch of the PreludeSYNC EVO follows nearly two decades of innovation in hemostasis band products. The PreludeSYNC EVO was designed to provide operators improved clarity, safety, and patient comfort. A clear balloon and curved backer plate provide optimal visualization of the puncture site, facilitating easy placement. The band, which is easily adjustable and fits securely around a patient’s wrist, comes in two sizes (24 cm and 29 cm). The device also features the new Slip-n-Lock™ Connection for safe and easy inflation and deflation.

“A core part of Merit Medical’s mission is to continually evolve and improve our product offerings, including in the area of access and hemostasis,” said Fred P. Lampropoulos, Merit Medical’s Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. “Accordingly, the PreludeSYNC EVO is a needed solution that elevates the radial compression experience for operators and their patients. The Merit leadership team is excited to put the EVO in the hands of specialists across the United States.”

For more information about the PreludeSYNC EVO, please visit https://www.merit.com/preludesync-evo.

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, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force and clinical support team totaling in excess of 300 individuals. Merit employs approximately 6,300 people worldwide with facilities in South Jordan, Utah; Pearland, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Rockland, Massachusetts; San Jose and Aliso Viejo, California; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Tijuana, Mexico; Joinville, Brazil; Markham, Ontario, Canada; Melbourne, Australia; Tokyo, Japan; Reading, United Kingdom; Johannesburg, South Africa; and Singapore.

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