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The da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical system designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach, controlled by a surgeon from a console.
On Friday 19 August Mater People had the opportunity to view the revolutionary new technology before its introduction into Mater Private Hospital Brisbane theatres.
The robot features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and tiny wristed instruments that can bend and rotate far greater than the human hand and allow for exceptional accuracy.
Some of the benefits of the robot assisted surgery include shorter stay in hospital and less pain. Patients can expect a faster recovery and return to normal activities in a few days.
The da Vinci Robot was used in its first surgical procedure at Mater on Saturday 27 August - a robotic Prostatectomy performed by Urologist Dr Peter Swindle.
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Some of the smallest people at Mater are learning how to make a big impact on the environment through a unique hands on learning program.
A new drug, yet to be approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, is giving a small group of chronic Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients at Mater a second chance at life.
International Pathology Day is dedicated to highlighting the fundamental role that pathology and laboratory medicine services play in the healthcare community.
Shaun Lacey has been working in aged care for 25 years and shares his passion for the industry and why he loves helping students prepare for a rewarding career.