MINNEAPOLIS, May 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Vascular Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:VASC) today announced that the Company is scheduled to present at FBR Capital Markets' 12th Annual Spring Investor Conference on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 1:35pm (EDT).

Howard Root, Chief Executive Officer of Vascular Solutions, will deliver the Company's presentation. To hear the live audio webcast and view the slides of the Vascular Solutions' presentation, go to the investor relations page of the Company's web site http://www.vascularsolutions.com and click on the "IR Conferences" icon a few minutes prior to start time to download any necessary software.

About FBR Capital Markets Corporation

FBR Capital Markets Corporation (Nasdaq:FBCM), a majority-owned subsidiary of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group, Inc., provides investment banking*, merger and acquisition advisory services*, institutional brokerage*, research*, asset management and private wealth services. FBR Capital Markets focuses capital and financial expertise on eight industry sectors: consumer, diversified industrials, energy & natural resources, financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, real estate, and technology, media & telecom. FBR Capital Markets is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with offices in Arlington, VA; Boston; Dallas; Houston; Irvine; New York; San Francisco; London, England; and Sydney, Australia. For more information, please visit www.fbrcapitalmarkets.com.

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About Vascular Solutions

Vascular Solutions, Inc. is a medical device company that focuses on developing unique solutions for unmet clinical opportunities within vascular procedures. The company's five product categories consist of hemostat (blood clotting) products, extraction (clot removal) catheters, vein products, specialty catheters and access products. New products introduced since the second half of 2003 include the D-Stat Dry hemostatic bandage used for the rapid control of topical bleeding, the Pronto extraction catheter for the aspiration of soft thrombus, the Vari-Lase endovenous laser product line for the treatment of varicose veins, the Langston dual lumen specialty catheter for the measurement of aortic stenosis and the Twin-Pass dual access specialty catheter for dual wire access in percutaneous procedures.

The information in this press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Important factors that may cause such differences include those discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007 and other recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with the need for adoption of our new products, costs and unpredictable verdicts in pending litigation with VNUS Medical, limited working capital, lack of sustained profitability, exposure to intellectual property claims, exposure to possible product liability claims, the development of new products by others, doing business in international markets, limited manufacturing experience, the availability of third party reimbursement, and actions by the FDA.

For further information, connect to www.vascularsolutions.com.

Vascular Solutions, Inc.
Howard Root, CEO
James Hennen, CFO
(763) 656-4300