Medical Ventures Corp.

Medical Ventures Corp.

May 18, 2006 17:49 ET

Medical Ventures' Invitation to Teleconference Call: Company Update; Thursday, May 25, 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time; 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 18, 2006) - MEDICAL VENTURES CORP. (TSX VENTURE:MEV), a medical device company specializing in the development and commercialization of cardiovascular and surgical devices, will be holding a teleconference call on Thursday, May 25, 2006, at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) to discuss recent developments and the Company's financial results for the first quarter of 2006.

Your hosts will be Caren Holtby, Investor Relations Manager, and Paul Geyer, President and CEO. To participate, please dial 866-898-9626 or 604-678-9375. Participants should quote reference number 3187170 or "Medical Ventures teleconference".

A playback will be available from May 25, 2006, at 1 p.m. PDT, until June 12, 2006. To access the playback, dial 1-800-408-3053 and quote reference number 3187170.

Following the playback, the call will be available on Medical Ventures' website:

About Medical Ventures Corp.:

Medical Ventures Corp. is a medical device company dedicated to developing products that address clinical needs in the quickly growing cardiovascular and surgical marketplace. MEV products help doctors treat a wide range of health concerns, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, hernias and obesity. The Company develops and manufactures the patented Metricath® System catheter technology and PeriPatch™, a range of surgical tissue products. For more information please visit

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