The digital PET-CT scanner is a device which allows highly accurate and detailed imaging of tumour foci in children bodies. This equipment purchased by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation for nearly PLN 16 mln is the most expensive machine in the history of the GOCC.
Retinopathy of prematurity is serious condition of retina caused by premature birth, which, when untreated, can lead to loss of eyesight. 11,4% of cases of loss of eyesight in children in Poland are caused by retinopathy of prematurity. To put matters simply, if a child is born too early, its retina is not developed completely and the risk of losing eyesight caused by retinopathy is consequently higher. This comprehensive illustrated handbook lists modern ways of diagnosis and treatment of this disease.