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TransEnterix completes sale of Senhance surgical system in Germany

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style | February 23, 2017 Operating Room
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TransEnterix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: TRXC), a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery, today announced that the Company has launched commercial operations and completed its first sale of the Senhance Surgical System in Germany.

St. Marien-Krankenhaus Siegen, a large multi-specialty hospital, has purchased the Senhance Surgical System to establish a robotic surgical program that will initially be focused on general and gynecologic surgery.

“We chose the Senhance to bring robotic surgical assistance to the treatment of our patients,” said Professor Dr. Frank Willeke, Medical Director of St. Marien. “The combination of robotic precision, advanced visualization, and haptic technology are important to further offering the best minimally invasive surgery to our patients and was particularly compelling to our surgical leadership under the supervision of Dr. Dietmar Stephan. The Senhance system also allows our hospital to offer the latest technology at a reasonable cost.”

“St. Marien Hospital in Siegen chose the Senhance because of our unique combination of advanced technology and responsible economics,” said Todd M. Pope, President and CEO of TransEnterix. “We have been focused on growing our capabilities to sell to and support hospitals in Germany, a critical market for our company, and are pleased to partner with one of Germany’s leading centers for minimally invasive surgery.”

St. Marien is part of an independent, integrated health group that treats patients throughout the federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate. For more information, please visit www.marienkrankenhaus.com.

About TransEnterix

TransEnterix is a medical device company that is pioneering the use of robotics to improve minimally invasive surgery by addressing the clinical and economic challenges associated with current laparoscopic and robotic options. The company is focused on the commercialization of the Senhance Surgical Robotic System, a multi-port robotic system that brings the advantages of robotic surgery to patients while enabling surgeons with innovative technology such as haptic feedback and eye sensing camera control. The company is also developing the SurgiBot™ System, a single-port, robotically enhanced laparoscopic surgical platform. The Senhance Surgical Robotic System has been granted a CE Mark but is not currently available for sale in the United States. For more information, visit the TransEnterix website at www.transenterix.com.

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