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Clinical Publications

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.

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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