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 physician experie