SOURCE: Given Imaging

June 08, 2007 12:50 ET

Given Imaging to Present at the Sixth Annual Needham & Co. Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference

YOQNEAM, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - June 8, 2007) - Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced that Homi Shamir, president and CEO, and Yuval Yanai, chief financial officer, will participate in the Sixth Annual Needham & Co. Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference taking place June 13 - 14 in New York. Management will provide a company update on Thursday, June 14 at 2:30pm ET.

To access a live webcast of this presentation, visit www.givenimaging.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for 30 days at the above referenced website.

About Given Imaging Ltd.

Given Imaging is redefining gastrointestinal diagnosis by developing, producing and marketing innovative, patient-friendly products for detecting gastrointestinal disorders. The company's technology platform is the PillCam® Platform, featuring the PillCam video capsule, a disposable, miniature video camera contained in a capsule, which is ingested by the patient, a sensor array, data recorder and RAPID® software. Given Imaging has three commercially available capsules: the PillCam SB video capsule to visualize the entire small intestine which is currently marketed in the United States and in more than 60 other countries; the PillCam ESO video capsule to visualize the esophagus; and the Agile™ patency capsule to determine the free passage of the PillCam capsule in the GI tract. The PillCam COLON video capsule to visualize the colon has been cleared for marketing in the European Union, and multi-center clinical trials are underway in Europe and the U.S. A capsule to visualize the stomach is under development. More than 500,000 patients worldwide have benefited from the PillCam capsule endoscopy procedure. Given Imaging's headquarters, manufacturing and R&D facilities are located in Yoqneam, Israel; it has direct sales and marketing operations in the United States, Germany and France, and local offices in Japan, Spain and Australia. For more information, visit http://www.givenimaging.com.

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