Early experience with the Senhance®-laparoscopic/robotic platform in the US

J Robot Surg. 2019 Apr;13(2):357-359. doi: 10.1007/s11701-018-0893-3. Epub 2018 Nov 13.


The introduction of new robotic platforms will grow considerably in the near future as several manufacturers are in the developing stages of different innovative systems. One of the newest systems, the Senhance® platform (TransEnterix Surgical Inc., Morrisville, NC, USA) has been utilized in a variety of cases in Europe but only recently approved for limited clinical use in the United States. Here, we present our initial experience with this state-of-the-art system in patients requiring a variety of procedures.

Keywords: Laparoscopy; Mini-laparoscopy; Minimally invasive; Robotic; Senhance; TransEnterix.

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic / instrumentation
  • Colectomy / instrumentation
  • Female
  • Herniorrhaphy / instrumentation
  • Humans
  • Laparoscopy / instrumentation*
  • Laparoscopy / statistics & numerical data*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Procedures and Techniques Utilization / statistics & numerical data*
  • Robotic Surgical Procedures / instrumentation*
  • Robotic Surgical Procedures / statistics & numerical data*
  • United States / epidemiology