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Publication Name World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Manuscript ID 90986
Country/Territory Italy
Category Surgery
Manuscript Type Editorial
Article Title Indocyanine green: The guide to safer and more effective surgery
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Pietro Fransvea, Maria Michela Chiarello, Valeria Fico, Maria Cariati and Giuseppe Brisinda
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Corresponding Author Giuseppe Brisinda, MD, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Abdominal and Endocrine Metabolic Medical and Surgical Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli IRCCS, No. 8 Largo Agostino Gemelli, Rome 00168, Italy. gbrisin@tin.it
Key Words Indocyanine green; Colorectal surgery; Fluorescence-guided surgery; Gastrointestinal surgery; Hepato-biliary surgery; Pancreatic surgery; Surgical oncology
Core Tip Indocyanine green is a sterile, anionic, water-soluble molecule, which was approved for clinical use in 1959 by the Food and Drug Administration. After intravenous injection, indocyanine green rapidly bounds to plasma lipoproteins. When injected outside blood vessels (e.g., into the normal tissue close to tumors), indocyanine green binds to proteins, reaching the nearest lymph node usually within 15 min. The intraoperative usage of indocyanine green has become common in a variety of surgical specialties and transplant surgery. By observing the signal using a fluorescence imaging video system, surgeons can visualize and assess organ perfusion intraoperatively while making adjustments in real-time.
Citation Fransvea P, Chiarello MM, Fico V, Cariati M, Brisinda G. Indocyanine green: The guide to safer and more effective surgery. World J Gastrointest Surg 2024; In press
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ISSN 1948-9366 (online)
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