Life Spine LLC
This article was originally published in Start Up
Life Spine believes it will be able to develop products faster than large company competitors to serve the demands of surgeons. Founded in 2003, the company has a portfolio of 10 spinal surgery products, two of them expected to provide sales in late 2004.
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