SOURCE: Vital Images, Inc.

May 01, 2008 08:00 ET

Vital Images, Inc., to Webcast First Quarter Earnings Conference Call Thursday, May 8

Live Webcast at 10:30 a.m. CT

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - May 1, 2008) - Vital Images, Inc. (NASDAQ: VTAL), a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, will host a live Webcast of its first quarter earnings conference call Thursday, May 8, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. CT.

Michael H. Carrel, president and chief executive officer, and Peter J. Goepfrich, chief financial officer, will recap first quarter results and discuss the company's outlook for the remainder of 2008. The company will issue a pre-market earnings news release on Thursday, May 8, 2008. To access this Webcast, go to the investors' portion of the company's Web site,, and click on the Webcast icon. The Webcast replay will be available beginning at 1 p.m. CT on the same day.

If you wish to listen to an audio replay of the conference call, dial (800) 405-2236 and enter passcode 11113831#. The audio replay will be available beginning at 1 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 8, 2008, through 5 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 22, 2008.

About Vital Images

Vital Images, Inc., headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis software solutions. The company's technology gives radiologists, cardiologists, oncologists and other medical specialists time-saving productivity and communications tools that can be accessed throughout the enterprise and via the Web for easy use in the day-to-day practice of medicine. Vital Images also has offices in Beijing, China and Den Haag, the Netherlands. For more information, visit

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Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are intended to enjoy the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by that Act. These statements involve risks and uncertainties which could cause results to differ materially from those projected, including but not limited to dependence on market growth, challenges associated with international expansion, the ability to predict product, customer and geographic sales mix, regulatory approvals, the timely introduction, availability and acceptance of new products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, dependence on major customers, the ability to successfully manage operating costs, fluctuations in quarterly results, approval of products for reimbursement and the level of reimbursement, and other factors detailed from time to time in Vital Images' SEC reports, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007. Vital Images encourages you to consider all of these risks, uncertainties and other factors carefully in evaluating the forward-looking statements contained in this release. As a result of these matters, changes in facts, assumptions not being realized or other circumstances, the company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results discussed in the forward-looking statements contained in this release. The forward-looking statements made in this release are made only as of the date of this release, and the company undertakes no obligation to update them to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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