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Severe weather event in South East Queensland Severe weather event in South East Queensland

Due to the severe weather event currently impacting South East Queensland all surgery scheduled at Mater Hospital Brisbane tomorrow has been cancelled.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Tags: severe weather event, surgery

Mater undertakes Australian first in-utero spinal surgery Mater undertakes Australian first in-utero spinal surgery

A team from Mater, in collaboration with a team from Vanderbilt University Hospital in the USA, are the first in Australia to have performed in-utero spinal surgery on a baby diagnosed with spina bifida.

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Tags: bifida, Fetal, in-utero, Maternal, Medicine, prenatal, spina, spinal, surgery

Mater surgeons partner with ROSA the robot in Australian first Mater surgeons partner with ROSA the robot in Australian first

Mater surgeons have successfully performed Australia's first surgery using the ROSA robot, giving new hope to people with epilepsy.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Tags: epilepsy, neurosurgery, SEEG, surgery, technology