Meridian Co., Ltd.
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Meridian Co., Ltd.

February 24, 2010 16:00 ET

Meridian Co., Ltd.: Research Abstract Accepted to the Renowned American Society of Lasers in Medicine & Surgery

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2010) - Meridian Co., Ltd. (OTCBB:MRDAF), a company engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and sales of advanced medical devices, is proud to announce that the American Society of Lasers in Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS) ( has accepted the Lapex BCS Low Level Laser Therapy research abstract for presentation at the 30th Annual Conference to be held in April 14-18, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Approximately 900 abstracts are submitted each year to the ASLMS and less than 10% are accepted for presentation based on the quality and significance of research. ASLMS is the premier forum for state-of-the-art education and unmatched value of the biggest event for innovation in medical lasers and related products. The abstract will be permanently hosted on the ASLMS archives after the annual meeting and will serve as a great educational tool for physicians.

"This is further proof that the Lapex BCS LipoLaser works as therapy, helping patients in their quest to reduce subcutaneous fat and body contouring" said Dr. Vinod Podichetty Chief Scientific Advisor for Meridian Medical Inc., North American Distributor for Meridian Co. "The purpose of the study was to assess clinical effects of the Lapex BCS low level laser therapy on subcutaneous fat reduction and improvement in body contouring, the objectives have been met in this research study" Podichetty goes on to say.

Currently, the Lapex BCS LipoLaser is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved technology for pain alleviation. "We are proud to contribute such impactful data on body contouring", said Robert J. Krznaric CEO Meridian Medical Inc.

The abstract will be published in the ASLMS Abstract Book, published annually in conjunction with the ASLMS annual meeting. Articles include abstracts of all papers presented at the meeting, listings of the scientific programs, and profiles of award recipients. Dr. Vinod Podichetty will be presenting the study details on behalf of the research team at the 30th Annual Conference in Phoenix.

ASLMS offers a platform in Laser education and a source for innovative product's largest and most influential event. Connecting physicians and industry professionals from all areas of medicine and surgery, this event brings together thought leaders, administrators, caregivers and innovators.

This press release may contain certain forward-looking information and statements concerning the company's operations, performance and financial condition. These statements are based upon a number of uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. This document is not intended to be and is not an advertisement for any securities of the Company.

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