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Use of Indocyanine Green as a Mark for Intersegmental Plane During Thoracoscopic Segmentectomies: An Apparent Failure
Sequin-Givelet A, Kovacs E, Potenza R, Betser L, Gossot D. Use of Indocyanine Green as a Mark for Intersegmental Plane During Thoracoscopic Segmentectomies: An Apparent Failure. August 2018. doi:10.25373/ctsnet.6855077.
The use of near-infrared imaging after systemic injection of indocyanine green (ICG) is becoming the method of choice for marking the intersegmental plane during video-assisted segmentectomies. The authors present a short video showing a suspected failure of ICG during a thoracoscopic basilar segmentectomy. A thorough examination of the three-dimensional modelization demonstrated that this was not a failure of the ICG but rather an anatomic variation that had not been previously appreciated.
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