RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 15, 2019– TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE American:TRXC), a medical device company that is digitizing the interface between surgeons and patients to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced the Company received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Senhance™ Ultrasonic System.
“Advanced energy devices are used within a high percentage of cases across a wide range of procedures, which make them a critical tool for laparoscopic surgeons,” said Todd M. Pope, TransEnterix president and CEO. “We believe the addition of the Senhance Ultrasonic System is significant and broadens the attractiveness of the Senhance platform and digital laparoscopy for surgeons in the U.S.” Advanced energy devices, including ultrasonic devices, represent some of the most versatile and critical tools for surgeons in minimally invasive surgery. These instruments deliver controlled energy to effectively ligate and divide tissue, and minimize thermal injury to surrounding structures. The Company’s Senhance Ultrasonic System is now available in the U.S., as well as all countries that accept a CE Mark.