LANGHORNE, Pa., April 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Power Medical Interventions(r), Inc. (Nasdaq:PMII), a leader in developing and commercializing Intelligent Surgical Instruments, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2008 financial results after-market on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To participate in the first quarter conference call, please dial 877-548-7914 or 719-325-4922.

A live broadcast of the conference call will be available at the Company's web site, www.pmi2.com, in the "Investor Relations" section. Please allow extra time prior to the call to visit the site and download the streaming media software required to listen to the Internet broadcast.

An online archive of the broadcast will be available at the site two hours after the live call and will be available through Wednesday, May 14, 2008, by dialing 888-203-1112 or 719-457-0820 and entering conference ID #: 7540788.

About Power Medical Interventions, Inc.:

Power Medical Interventions(r), Inc. is a pioneer in the design, development and manufacturing of computer-assisted, power-actuated surgical stapling products. PMI's Intelligent Surgical Instruments enable less invasive surgical techniques to benefit surgeons, patients, hospitals and healthcare networks. The company was founded in 1999, and is headquartered in Langhorne, PA with additional offices in Germany, France, and Japan. To learn more about Power Medical Interventions(r), Inc. and its products, please visit www.pmi2.com

Statements included in this press release, which are not historical in nature, are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements relating to the future financial performance of the Company are subject to many factors including, but not limited to, the customer acceptance of the products in the market, the introduction of competitive products and product development, commercialization and technological difficulties, and other risks detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the Company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. When used in this press release the terms "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "may," "objective," "plan," "possible," "potential," "project," "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof, and we do not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of future events, new information or otherwise.

Power Medical Interventions(r), Inc.
John P. Gandolfo, Chief Financial Officer
267-775-8100.

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Evan Smith, CFA
212-850--5606