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Mater hosts an Australian first in paediatric biotherapy

Paediatric urologist Dr David Winkle and Active Rehabilitation Physiotherapy hosted Asia-Pacific’s first education seminar on cutting-edge technology for the treatment of incontinence in children at Mater Medical Centre on 30 July 2009.

Monitoring children's hearts remotely

In October 2009 the Queensland Paediatric Cardiac Service (QPCS) at Mater Children’s Hospital registered Australia’s first paediatric cardiac patient in a remote monitoring system that allows patients with implanted cardiac monitoring devices to be examined over the internet.

New equipment assists safe delivery

Mater is making the lives of mothers and babies easier with the introduction of new Cardiotocograph (CTG) equipment at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals and Mater Private Hospital Redland where collectively more than 10 000 babies are born each year.

New technology delivers advanced surgical accuracy

Mater Private Hospital Brisbane became the first hospital in Australia to support its operating theatres with three Medtronic Stealth operating navigation systems—a development the hospital’s Executive Director Don Murray said would assist surgeons achieve an advanced level of operating accuracy.


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