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  11/13/2013, Kislev 10, 5774

Israeli Pill to Replace Colonoscopy

In August Given Imaging, an Israeli medical technology company, received FDA approval for their Pill Cam SB3 which will potentially replace colonoscopies in screening for colorectal cancer. Furthermore, the company announced Monday that Japan's Central Social Insurance Medical Council has approved reimbursement for Given Imaging's PillCam COLON, according to The Wall Street Journal.