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DFINE Seeks Meaning Outside Of Spine

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Privately held DFINE Inc., a supplier of tools for treating vertebral compression fractures in the spine, is trying to reposition itself from being a spine company to an “interventionalist company” that provides tools necessary to interventional radiologists, neuroradiologists, and oncologists.

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