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Near-Infrared Image-Guided Lymphatic Mapping in Minimally Invasive Oesophagectomy of Distal Oesophageal Cancer

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Source Name: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery


Olli Helminen, Johanna Mrena, and Eero Sihvo

Helminen and colleagues employ near-infrared imaging as a novel technique for lymphatic mapping in minimally invasive esophagectomy of distal esophageal cancer. Indocyanine green dye was injected endoscopically and used to identify nodal stations outside of the en bloc resection area.

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