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Clinical Publications

Initial experience with a new robotic surgical system for cholecystectomy.

Aggarwal R, Beatty JW, Kinross J.

Surg Innov 2019 Nov 27:1553350619890736. doi: 10.1177/1553350619890736. [Epub ahead of print].


Transanal and robotic total mesorectal excision (robotic-assisted TaTME) using the Senhance® robotic system - a video vignette.

Samalavicius NE, Janusonis V,, Smolskas E, Dulskas A.

Colorectal Dis. 2019 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/codi.14837. [Epub ahead of print].


Senhance Surgical System: Robotic-assisted digital laparoscopy for abdominal, pelvic, and thoracoscopic procedures.

Pappas T, Fernando A, Nathan M.. In: Abedin-Nasab, MH, eds.

Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery, 1st ed. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier; 2020:1-14.


Robotic-assisted Nissen Fundoplication with the Senhance® Surgical System: Technical aspects and early results.

Schmitz R, Saelzer H, Willeke F, Labenz J, et al.

Surg Technol Int 2019; Nov 10; 35:113-119.


Robotic-assisted Nissen Fundoplication with the Senhance®  Surgical System: Technical aspects and early results.

Schmitz R, Saelzer H, Willeke F, Labenz J, et al. 

Surg Technol Int 2019; Nov 10; 35:113-119.


Robotic sigmoid resection for locally advanced cancer using the Senhance TransEnterix robotic platform - a video vignette

Samalavicius NE, Smolksas E, Janusonis V, Deduchovas O, Dulsaks A. Colorectal Dis.

2019 July 15.


Robotic surgery using Senhance® robotic platform: single center experience with first 100 cases.

Samalavicius, N.E., Janusonis, V., Siaulys, R. et al.

J Robotic Surg. 2019 Jul 12.


Robotic right colectomy using the new Senhance® robotic platform: a three‐trocar technique – a video vignette.

Samalavicius NE, Smolskas E, Deduchovas O, Janusonis V, Dulskas A.

Colorectal Dis. 2019 May 17. doi: 10.1111/codi.14712.


A roadmap for robotic‑assisted sigmoid resection in diverticular disease using a Senhance™ Surgical Robotic System: results and technical aspects.

Darwich I, Stephan D, Klöckner‑Lang M, Scheidt M, Friedberg R, Willeke F.

J Robot Surg. 2019 June 2. doi: 10.1007/s11701-019-00980-9. [Epub ahead of print].


Senhance 3-mm robot-assisted surgery: experience on first 14 patients in France.

Montlouis-Calixte J, Ripamonti B, Barabino G, Corsini T, Chauleur C.

J Robot Surg 2019 Apr 5. doi: 10.1007/s11701-019-00955-w. [Epub ahead of print].


  Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair (TAPP)—First Experience with the New Senhance™ Robotic System.

Schmitz R, Willeke F, Barr J, Scheidt M, Saelzer H, Darwich I, Zani S, Stephan D.

Surg Technol Int 2019 Feb 1;34. pii: sti34/1079. [Epub ahead of print].


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

deBeche-Adams T, Eubanks W, de la Fuente SG.

J Robotic Surg. 2018 Nov 13. doi: 10.1007/s11701-018-0893-3.


Robotic cholecystectomy: first experience with the new Senhance robotic system.

Melling N, Barr J, Schmitz R, et al.

J Robotic Surg. 2018 Sep 27. doi: 10.1007/s11701-018-0877-3.


First Experiences with the New Senhance Telerobotic System in Visceral Surgery.

Stephan D, Salzer H, Willeke F. Visc Med 2018;34:31-36.


3 mm Senhance robotic hysterectomy: a step towards future perspectives.

Alletti SG, Perrone E, Cianci S, et al.

J Robotic Surg (2018).


First Experience in Colorectal Surgery with a new Robotic Platform with Haptic Feedback.

Spinelli A, David G, Gidaro S, Carvello M, Sacchi M, Montorsi M, Montroni I.

Colorectal Disease. 2017 Sep 14. doi: 10.1111/codi.13882.


The Senhance™ surgical robotic system (“Senhance”) for total hysterectomy in obese patients: a pilot study.

Gueli Alletti S, Rossitto C, Cianci S, Perrone E, Pizzacalla S, Monterossi G, Vizzielli G, Gidaro S, Scambia G.

J Robot Surg. 2017 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s11701-017-0718-9.


Treatment of gynecological disease in obese patient: which role for telelap ALF-X platform?

Rossitto C, Gueli Alletti S, Perrone E, Monterossi G, Scambia G. J Robot Surg. 2016 May 17.


Total Laparoscopic (S-LPS) versus TELELAP ALF-X robotic-assisted hysterectomy: a case-control study.

Fanfani F, Restaino S, Rossitto C, Gueli Alletti S, Costantini B, Monterossi G, Cappuccio S, Perrone E, Scambia G.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2016 May 28. pii: S1553-4650(16)30079-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2016.05.008.


Telelap ALF-X total hysterectomy for early stage endometrial cancer: New frontier of robotic gynecological surgery.

Alletti SG, Rossitto C, Cianci S, Scambia G.

Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Jan 20. pii: S0090-8258(16)30018-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.01.018.


Use of robot-specific resources and operating room times: the case of Telelap Alf-X robotic hysterectomy.

Rossitto C, Gueli Alletti S, Romano F, Fiore A, Coretti S, Oradei M, Ruggeri M, Cicchetti A, Marchetti M, Fanfani F, Scambia G.

Int J Med Robot. 2016 Jan 8. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1724.


TELELAP ALF-X Versus Standard Laparoscopy for the Treatment of Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer: A Single-Institution Retrospective Cohort Study.

Gueli Alletti S, Rossitto C, Cianci S, Restaino S, Costantini B, Fanfani F, Fagotti A, Cosentino F, Scambia G.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Nov 18. pii: S1553-4650(15)01665-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.11.006.


Telelap Alf-X-Assisted Laparoscopy for Ovarian Cyst Enucleation: Report of the First 10 Cases.

Gueli Alletti S, Rossitto C, Fanfani F, Fagotti A, Costantini B, Gidaro S, Monterossi G, Selvaggi L, Scambia G.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Sep-Oct;22(6):1079-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.05.007. Epub 2015 May 16.


TELELAP ALF-X Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: Feasibility and Perioperative Outcomes.

Fanfani F, Restaino S, Gueli Alletti S, Fagotti A, Monterossi G, Rossitto C, Costantini B, Scambia G.

J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2015 Sep-Oct;22(6):1011-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmig.2015.05.004. Epub 2015 May 14.


The new robotic TELELAP ALF-X in gynecological surgery: single-center experience.

Fanfani F, Monterossi G, Fagotti A, Rossitto C, Alletti SG, Costantini B, Gallotta V, Selvaggi L, Restaino S, Scambia G.

Surg Endosc. 2015 Apr 4.


A new telesurgical platform--preliminary clinical results.

Stark M, Pomati S, D’Ambrosio A, Giraudi F, Gidaro S.

Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2015 Feb;24(1):31-6. doi: 10.3109/13645706.2014.1003945.


Dry Lab Training Publications

Evaluation of a new robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgical system for procedures in small cavities.

Bergholz R, Botden S, Verweij J, Tytgat S, Van Gemert W, Boettcher M, Ehlert H, Reinshagen K, Gidaro S.

J Robotic Surg. 2019 Apr 16. doi: 10.1007/s11701-019-00961-y.


Objective Assessment of the Early Stages of the Learning Curve for the Senhance Surgical Robotic System.

Hutchins A, et al.

J Surg Educ. 2018 Aug 8. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.06.026.


Learning a new robotic surgical device: Telelap Alf X in gynaecological surgery.

Rossitto C, Gueli Alletti S, Fanfani F, Fagotti A, Costantini B, Gallotta V, Selvaggi L, Monterossi G, Restaino S, Gidaro S, Scambia G.

Int J Med Robot. 2015 Jun 11. doi: 10.1002/rcs.1672.


Telelap Alf-X: a novel telesurgical system for the 21st century.

Gidaro S, Buscarini M, Ruiz E, Stark M, Labruzzo A. Surg Technol Int. 2012 Dec;22:20-5.

Pre-Clinical Publications

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy with the ALF-X Robot on Pig Models.

Bozzini G, Gidaro S, Taverna G. Eur Urol. 2015 Sep 7. pii: S0302-2838(15)00776-9. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.08.031.


Experimental Nephrectomies Using a Novel Telesurgical System: (The Telelap ALF-X)-A Pilot Study.

Falavolti C, Gidaro S, Ruiz E, Altobelli E, Stark M, Ravasio G, Ravasio G, Lazzaretti SS, Buscarini M. Surg Technol Int. 2014 Nov;25:37-41.


Experimental Robotic Pulmonary Lobectomy With the TELELAP/ALFX System in the Ovine Model.

Lococo A, Larocca V, Marino F, De Filippis AF, Cesario A, Lococo F.

Surg Innov. 2015 Jun;22(3):252-6. doi: 10.1177/1553350614549633. Epub 2014 Sep 15.


Vesicourethral anastomosis using a novel telesurgical system with haptic sensation, the Telelap Alf-X: a pilot study.

Emanuela Altobelli, Gidaro Stefano, Cristina Falavolti, Alfredo Maria Bove, Emilio Morales Ruiz, Michael Stark, Sara Simona Lazzaretti, Maurizio Buscarini.

The Journal of Urology Volume 189, Issue 4 (April 2013).


A New Operative Telesurgical System: Telelap Alf-X – Experimental Study on Animal Model.

Larocca V, Marino F, De Filippis A, Gidaro S, Lococo A. Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2014;2:12-15.

Literature Reviews and Editorials

The Telelap Alf-x concept and system: universal telesurgery.

Stark M, Pomati S, D’Ambrosio A, Blanco R, Brasset D, Giorgi F, Nizovtsev D, Ruiz Morales E. In: Nezhat’s video-assisted and robotic-assisted laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, Nezhat C, Nezhat F, Nezhat C (eds.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 4th ed.: 637-41. ISBN 978-1-107-01160-1.


Telesurgery is promising but still need proof through prospective comparative studies.

Stark M, Morales ER, Gidaro S. J Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Apr;23(2):134-5. doi: 10.3802/jgo.2012.23.2.134. Epub 2012 Apr 3.


The future of telesurgery: a universal system with haptic sensation.

Stark M, Benhidjeb T, Gidaro S, Morales ER. J Turk Ger Gynecol Assoc. 2012 Mar 1;13(1):74-6. doi: 10.5152/jtgga.2012.05. eCollection 2012.


The future of telesurgery.

Stark M, Gidaro S, Ruiz Morales E. In: Studd J, Lin Tan S, Chervenak FA (Eds.), Current progress in obstetrics & gynaecology. Tree Life Media, 2012:367-73.

ISBN: 978-81-904914-3-3.


Medical Robots: Current Systems and Research Directions.

Beasley, R. Journal of Robotics Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 401613, 14 pages.


The Universal Telesurgical system TELELAP Alf-X.

Stark M, Gidaro S, Morales ER.

Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Neonatology Scientific-Practical Journal. 2012;6(1):29-33.


The future of gynaecological surgery: telesurgery with haptic sensation.

Stark M, Gidaro S, Ruiz E. Continuous Medical Education Journal (; Vol 7.No.26.4/2011.

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