UMCG: filmed 3D jaw reconstruction

Tuesday 10 May 2016

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The Dutch television program ‘Zij houden Nederland in leven’ (ZHNL) at the EO will follow patients and their caregivers 24 hours with several camera crews during the most exciting, innovative and lifesaving surgeries or treatment. For the second episode, the program visited the UMCG. Sieb Fell will undergo a 14-hour operation to remove a tumor in his jaw. Max White's surgeon-oncologist will work with a team of specialists to remove the tumor in the jaw and neck and reconstruct the hole in the jaw bone from the lower leg Siebs.

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The operation is shown in the episode of Wednesday, May 11th, at 20.25 at the EO NPO 1.