CIRSE 2011

Merit recently attended the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) annual congress in Munich, Germany. In terms of leads (potential customer interest in a product) generated, it was one of the most successful trade shows in Merit’s recent history. Most of the customer interest at CIRSE was generated from featured interventional radiology products, […]

MAK-NV™ introducer system with Chiba needles

As the product manager for Merit Medical’s MAK-NV™ introducer system, I am excited to announce the addition of echo-enhanced Chiba needles to this line of products. The echo-enhanced needle design and radiopaque marker tip on the introducer provide enhanced visibility for quick and efficient access. For a smooth insertion, the dilator and introducer tip design […]

Radial Approach–It’s Time for Options

Transradial access for percutaneous coronary interventions is a growing trend that is helping to shape Merit’s radial approach product line. “Transradial PCI has grown from 1.3% of PCI in the US in 2007 to 4.5% in 2009 and may now be over 10%,” reports Dr. Jennifer Tremmel (Stanford University, CA) who believes “this rate may […]

Merit Medical Supports Local Initiative to Help Those with Multiple Sclerosis

Merit employees have joined together to support “Accept the Challenge” Utah Bike MS 2011 a local event to help raise money for programs and services that help people with MS. It is gratifying to be a part of this great project and to feel like we are making a difference for this worthy cause. Larry […]

European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EuroPCR)

Merit is preparing to attend one of the largest cardiology trade shows in the world–the EuroPCR that will be held in Paris, May 17-20, 2011. With over 9000 attendees participating in almost 400 sessions over 4 days, there will be plenty of opportunity for Merit to make a positive impression. We’ll have a strong presence […]