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Innovative Equipment and Technology

The face-mapping technology making neurosurgery safer, more accurate.

Electromagnetic navigation software provides real-time guidance for surgeons at PCH operating on kids aged 2 years and under. New electromagnetic (EM) navigation technology is providing real-time guidance to surgeons at PCH during neurosurgery, helping to make operations safer and more accurate. Funded by PCHF thanks to Euroz Hartleys Foundation, the best-practice EM navigation software is

Perth Children's Hospital Senior Dietitian Tamara Farrell using new indirect calorimetry device
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Tailored nutrition improves recovery for kids in critical care.

Meet two-year-old Hailey, an incredible little fighter who was first admitted to Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) over three months ago with severe burns. As a result of her burns, Hailey suffered a brain injury, and the possibility of her regaining movement was initially thought to be slim. Hailey spent 10 weeks in the Paediatric Critical

corneal crosslinking
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New equipment to reduce corneal transplants, grafts at PCH by 50%

PCHF funding gives WA kids in the public health system access to corneal crosslinking for the first time. A new corneal crosslinking machine funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation (PCHF) is set to halve the number of corneal grafts and transplants carried out at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH).  Used during eye surgery, the corneal crosslinking

Insulin Pump Therapy Perth Children's Hospital Foundation
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Insulin Pump Program

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition where the body destroys the cells that produce insulin. A person with T1D requires lifelong administration of insulin and the regulation of blood glucose. Insulin administration for people with T1D is either by multiple daily injections (which can be traumatic on the child and family) or by

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Life-changing treatments for our littlest patients

Portable Retina Camera. Thanks to Foundation donors, babies throughout WA will have access to the same sight-saving service as those receiving care and treatment at Perth Children’s Hospital and King Edward Memorial Hospital. A specially designed camera, or RetCam, allows clinicians to take clear and detailed photographs of the retina and optic nerves inside the

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Ground-breaking technology making surgery safer

The Space Infusion Station. In a first for WA, Perth Children’s Hospital has started performing intraoperative MRI (or iMRI) for children undergoing brain tumour surgery, thanks to the delivery of a Space Infusion Station. The Space Infusion Station, funded by Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation donors be giving, is a panel of drug pumps set in

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Interventional Radiology

An integral piece of the interventional radiology operating suite has been the installation of a Carbon Floating Surgical Table, funded by be giving, an imaging table that adjusts to allow patient movement in any direction, while live imaging is carried out, all with the touch of a button. “Thanks to equipment that’s been funded by

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NETS Cot: Samuel’s Story

Your support will make a huge difference to the lives of sick children like Samuel. Samuel’s mother Martina was 20 weeks pregnant when she went in for a scheduled scan. She was on her own without her husband Dan, expecting the ordinary update she’d received with their older children. “Getting the diagnosis, it came as

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Respiratory Equipment

Acquiring critical, life changing equipment The generosity of the WA community has enabled the Foundation to purchase a wide range of respiratory equipment. Hand held spirometers, a device that measures the movement of air in and out of the lungs, are invaluable in the diagnosis of different lung diseases. They help to pinpoint the cause

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Cerebral Palsy ‘Next Steps’

Every 15 hours, an Australian child is born with Cerebral Palsy. Thanks to the generosity of Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation donors, research is currently underway to find new and innovative ways to provide treatment to children and adolescents with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy is a movement disorder that affects people in different ways and can impact

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