)-- TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE:TRXC), a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between the surgeon and the patient to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that the Klinikum Esslingen, a hospital in southern Germany close to Stuttgart, has entered into an agreement to lease and utilize a Senhance® System. The Senhance System has been installed at the hospital facility and cases are expected to begin shortly. This placement is one of the two placements referenced in the Company’s January 6, 2020 press release.
Klinikum Esslingen is a major German hospital that serves as the academic teaching hospital of the University of Tübingen. The facility has more than 660 beds and performs more than 9,000 surgical interventions each year.
The Senhance® Surgical System is the first and only digital laparoscopic platform designed to maintain laparoscopic MIS standards while providing digital benefits such as haptic feedback, robotic precision, comfortable ergonomics, advanced instrumentation including, 3 mm microlaparoscopic instruments, eye-sensing camera control and reusable standard instruments to help maintain per-procedure costs similar to traditional laparoscopy.