SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — DFINE, Inc., the
developer of minimally invasive radio frequency (RF) targeted
therapies for the treatment of vertebral pathologies, today
announced two new product enhancements to its StabiliT®
Vertebral Augmentation System – the most advanced treatment option
for vertebral compression fractures (VCFs).
Designed to improve the physician experience and provide greater
flexibility and ease-of-use for the minimally invasive treatment of
VCFs, the product enhancements include:
- The VertecoR® Bone Drill 3.0 – The new VertecoR Bone
Drill 3.0 features include a spade drill tip to aid the physician
in docking the drill to the bone, as well as sharp, angled flutes
for enhanced ease-of-use and precise channel creation in dense
bone. The 16.7-centimeter drill shaft is compatible with both
short and long working cannulae, and shaft markings are provided
for accurate depth measurement.
- StabiliT® First Fracture Kit – DFINE has adopted the
use of blisterpack trays to allow consolidation of StabiliT System
components into a single package. The kit now features a single
tray for easy access to product components and a pre-filled cement
syringe for a safer and more streamlined product set-up.
“DFINE is committed to helping patients affected by spinal
pathologies by developing innovative, minimally invasive therapies
to relieve pain and improve quality of life,” said Kevin Mosher,
chief executive officer of DFINE. “Our StabiliT system and radio
frequency targeted vertebral augmentation™ (RF-TVA), are a
generational advance over conventional therapies – one that gives
the physician unparalleled control and increased safety.
DFINE is dedicated to innovation and will continue to invest
in the development of the platform in an effort to enhance the