On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands officially opened three new operating rooms in the Medical Innovation & Technology expert Center (MITeC) at Radboudumc (Radboud University) in Nijmegen.
The operating rooms “…offers unique facilities for diagnosis, treatment and research. Thus it becomes possible in the near future in order to treat cancer within one day…” according to a Radboudumc press release.
During today’s opening Her Majesty also visited the:
“…innovation bazaar at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre. There [she] heard presentations from professionals, patients and partners, about engaging, interactive examples of technological innovations. They were among more about surgical robots of the future, specific staining and imaging to better remove tumor tissue, and how 3D technologies help to better prepare operations and accurately perform.”
Photo courtesy of Radboudumc