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Oct. 17, 2019
Cover Page [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Oct. 14, 2019
Entity Registrant Name TransEnterix, Inc.
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity File Number 0-19437
Entity Tax Identification Number 11-2962080
Entity Address, Address Line One 635 Davis Drive
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 300
Entity Address, City or Town Morrisville
Entity Address, State or Province NC
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 27560
City Area Code 919
Local Phone Number 765-8400
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock$0.001 par value per share
Trading Symbol TRXC
Security Exchange Name NYSEAMER
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Central Index Key 0000876378
Amendment Flag false