Fluorescent cholangiography in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the initial Canadian experience.

@article{Zroback2016FluorescentCI,
  title={Fluorescent cholangiography in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: the initial Canadian experience.},
  author={Chris Zroback and Geoffrey Chow and Adam T. Meneghetti and Garth L. Warnock and Mark Meloche and Chieh Jack Chiu and Ormond Neely M Panton},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={211 5},
  pages={933-7}
}
BACKGROUND Bile duct injury remains a worrisome complication of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Indocyanine Green (ICG) fluorescent cholangiography (FC) is a new approach that facilitates real-time intraoperative identification of biliary anatomy. This technology is hoped to improve the safety of dissection within Calot's triangle. METHOD Demographics, intraoperative details, and subjective surgeon data were recorded for elective cholecystectomy cases involving ICG. Goals were to identify rates… CONTINUE READING
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