Surgeons perform 100th Cardio-thoracic procedure at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital
Jul 12, 2018
The Sunshine Coast’s only cardiac surgical unit celebrated its 100th Cardio-thoracic surgical case being successfully performed this week. Staff and doctors at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital in Birtinya performed bilateral valve replacement surgery for a female Sunshine Coast resident.
Sunshine Coast's first Cardiac Surgical case
Dec 01, 2017
The Sunshine Coast’s first ever Cardiac Surgical case was successfully performed at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital on Tuesday 28th November. The precise operation was an aortic valve replacement, for a female Sunshine Coast patient, by Cardiac Surgeon Dr Douglas Wall, supported by colleague Dr Robert Tam.
SCUPH announces start of Cardiac Surgery Program
Sep 08, 2017
Later this year, the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital will commence its Cardiac Surgery program. Encouraged by committed surgeons, anaesthetists and perfusionists, SCUPH has invested heavily in training and equipment for a service patients have up to now had to travel to Brisbane to access. SCUPH anticipates that the Sunshine Coast’s first ever elective cardiac valve operation will occur in November of this year. This advance is consistent with the regional strategy of providing healthcare services for Sunshine Coast patients close to home and is a mark of the growing maturity of the hospital and the region.
Robotic Surgery now available on Sunshine Coast
Apr 07, 2017
Men suffering from prostate cancer are now able to access the most advanced treatment available at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital at Birtinya.
Helping cardiologists unlock the answer for patients
Feb 23, 2017
In line with their commitment to a comprehensive cardiology service including syncope management, Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital now offer CareLink - a remote monitoring system helping to improve patient outcomes and clinic efficiency. CareLink is designed to continuously monitor securely transferred data recorded by an implantable cardiac monitor – known as Reveal LINQ.
New $3.5 million robotic surgical system unveiled
Feb 14, 2017
It’s here. A new, defining chapter in the history of the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital.
The weight is over
Jan 06, 2017
With Australia's obesity crisis worsening, the search for many for effective solutions has become a matter of life and death.
The weight is over
Aug 18, 2016
With Australia's obesity crisis worsening, for many the search for effective solutions has become a matter of life and death.
Sunshine Coast cardiologist implants first revolutionary new subcutaneous defibrillator
May 23, 2016
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital is the first Sunshine Coast hospital to have implanted the revolutionary new S-ICD ™ implantable defibrillator system for patients at risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
UroLift procedure available to treat BPH
Oct 12, 2015
The UroLift System a new, minimally invasive treatment option for patients with moderate-severe lower urinary tract symptoms caused by Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is now available at SCUPH. Men with BPH often experience symptoms of slow flow, incomplete emptying, hesitancy and urgency. It may manifest as increased frequency of passing urine particularly at night.