Technology > Surgical technology

Preventing transplant rejection with new treatment

19 October, 2018

The approach removes the need for donor matching and the use of immunosuppressant drugs to prevent rejection, and could make stem cell treatment accessible to more patients.

3D bones custom made... while you're in surgery

07 November, 2017

'Just-in-time implants' will revolutionise the way bone cancer is treated.

Q&A with a Scrubit end user

17 October, 2017

Maitland Private Hospital's nurse unit manager, Martine Mead, explains how Scrubit has saved the hospital time and money, as well as reduced waste.

New app makes surgery set-ups a breeze

17 October, 2017 by Kristy Platt

Australian nurse's invention streamlines surgery set-up, and reduces costs and waste.

First SA hospital to offer 3D surgical technology

07 July, 2017

Calvary North Adelaide has become the first hospital in South Australia to adopt the latest in 3D laparoscopic imaging.

The Future of Image Guided Therapy is Here: Introducing Philips Azurion

01 June, 2017 by Kevin Barrow, Managing Director, Philips Australia and New Zealand

Today more than ever, first-time-right imaging is key.

Charlie Teo supports new medical drone trial

12 May, 2017 by Corin Kelly

Remote Australian communities could expect to see medi-drone services operating within 12 months.

Nanoscale sensor to detect disease

29 March, 2017

A new nanoscale sensor has been developed that can help detect cytokines — molecules that play a critical role in cellular response to infection, inflammation, trauma and disease.

Surgery of the future

15 March, 2017

Move through a virtual operating theatre to learn about technologies including new imaging tools, robotics, biomaterials and more.

Thought-controlled movement

28 February, 2017

A device smaller than a paperclip could one day help paralysed people move their limbs with the power of thought.

New 'smart needle' to make brain surgery safer

23 January, 2017

A new high-tech medical device to make brain surgery safer has been developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide.

Keeping newborns SAFE

13 January, 2017

Western Australia's Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is enabling mothers and newborns to experience the benefits of skin-to-skin care immediately after birth while keeping babies safe from suffocation.

Catheter ablation dominates the atrial fibrillation market

21 December, 2016

Technological advancement in AF devices, increase in ageing population and a surge in the prevalence of heart diseases globally are estimated to be responsible for the increased demand for catheter ablation.

Sony Medical ANZ launches industry’s first 4K 3D medical monitors

13 December, 2016

Sony Medical ANZ has announced the launch of the industry’s first 55″ and 31″ 4K 3D LCD medical monitors.

Queensland Adds Dedicated eHealth Division

05 August, 2015 by Sharon Smith

At this week’s Health Informatics Conference 2015, Queensland Health announced the founding of eHealth Queensland, a dedicated eHealth division in a move to bring together the statewide rollout of electronic medical records (EMRs) in state hospitals and patient information viewing solution called The Viewer.

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