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Critical Equipment

At Cabrini we rely on access to the latest technology and equipment to ensure the best outcomes for our patients and their families.

Technology changes quickly and we need your support to ensure that we are at the forefront of medical technology.

The equipment in this list has been identified by our surgeons and theatre teams as a high priority. 100% of the equipment cost will be funded by donations.


Urology Soltive Laser – Quantity required: 2

Laser treatment has become increasingly popular in the past twenty years in treating urological conditions in patients, such as kidney, uretic stones and prostatic hyperplasia.

Laser procedures are to be considered less invasive than major surgeries and modern technology now allows the units to be smaller and more efficient for Cabrini staff to use.

The purchase of the Soltive Laser will assist us in our quest to be local leaders in urological surgery at Cabrini. Cost: $180,000


Samson Nouvag’s LipoSurg – 1 required

The Samon Nouvag Lipsurge offers Cabrini patients the most precise outcome in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

The machine produces rapid, small reciprocating vibrations to break up fat, so that it can be easily sucked out through the cannula.

Because of this power-assisted device, fat can be removed in a shorter period of time, leading to enhanced results and ensuring faster recovery time for our patients.

Cost: $50,000





Hologic Fluent Fluid Management System – 1 required

Cabrini Gynaecologists have requested the purchase of a new streamlined fluid management system.

The fluid management system assist with diagnosing and treating uterine conditions while avoiding unnecessary trauma to the anatomy. During the procedure, gynaecologists use fluid to better visualize the operating field and accurate fluid management directly influences the effectiveness of the procedure and patient safety.

The Hologic Fluent Fluid Management System will equip Cabrini’s gynaecologists with the best equipment to treat female patients with severe pain, uterine cancer or infertility due to the lesions. 

Cost: $50,000.



Cabrini’s Paediatric team have asked our donors to help purchase new cots that will provide ergonomic relief for our nursing staff as well as creating a cheerful and colourful environment that promotes children’s recovery and family comfort.

The junior cot is a safe, comfortable place for infants up to the height of 100cm to sleep and play. The bright colours creates a cheerful atmosphere that promotes the child’s recovery.

Cost $12,000.


Transoesophageal  Echocardiogram (TOE) Ultrasound EPIQ 7 upgrade to EPIQ CVx – 2 required 


This TOE ultrasound system is used for all types of cardiac and cardiology cases, and allows a 4D view of the heart from within the oesophagus.

Cost: $260,000





Scissors 90mm and 120mm length

Cabrini surgeon’s requested the microsensation scissors for neurosurgery. These fine scissors are designed to help assist rehabilitation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Cost- $10,000 each



Bladder Scanner – 2 required

Patients who have undergone surgery can often end up with urinary retention.

The portable bladder ultrasound scanning technology offers a non-invasive, fast and painless method to measure urine volume in the bladder. As an alternative to bladder catheterisation, it has been shown to significantly reduce urinary tract infection (UTI), as well as increasing patient comfort and satisfaction.

The portable functionality allows Cabrini staff to accurately measure the residual amount of urine in the bladder for patients throughout all areas of the hospital.

Cost- $11,000



Orthopaedic Surgical Equipment

Identified by our Orthopaedic surgeons as a top priority, these latest technology surgical equipment allow our surgeons to work more efficiently and accurately during procedures.


Stryker System 8 Cordless Driver
(Small Drill)
COST: $26,000





Stryker System 8 Dual Trigger Rotary
(Large Drill)
COST: $22,000




Stryker System 8 Sagittal Saws
COST: $14,000





If you would like to discuss any of the items on this list, please contact us.

Megan Potter

Director – Cabrini Foundation

9508 1780 / M: 0455 839 794 /

Catherine McElhone

Major Donor Manager

9508 1373 /

*images are indicative of the type of equipment we require and may not be exactly as pictured