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CURRENT ISSUECHIRURGIA

A Journal on Surgery

Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0394-9508

Online ISSN 1827-1782

 

Chirurgia 2009 June;22(3):165-8

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Detection of a lymphatic extravasation by the SPY™ imaging system

Ohtake H., Kimura K., Kato H., Watanabe G.

Department of General and Cardiothoracic Surgery Kanazawa University Postgraduated School of Medicine Kanazawa, Japan

A huge lymphocele following abdominal surgery presents with pressure symptoms affecting abdominal organs and must, therefore, be treated. Sites of extravasation were identified with a new perioperative diagnostic device (the SPY™ intraoperative imaging system), which makes fluorescent the dye indocyanine green administered to tissue. Afterwards, lymph ducts were successfully ligated.

language: English


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