Fluoresence of metastasized lymph nodes in esophageal cancer following the administration of intravenous eosin yellow using a laser beam

@article{Takase1988FluoresenceOM,
  title={Fluoresence of metastasized lymph nodes in esophageal cancer following the administration of intravenous eosin yellow using a laser beam},
  author={Yasuhiro Takase and Susumu Shibuya and Azusa Ozaki and Yoji Iwasaki},
  journal={The Japanese journal of surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={18},
  pages={415-418}
}
Fifteen patients with esophageal carcinoma received the Photosensitizing dye Eosin Yellow (10 mg/kg) intravenously prior to surgery, and their para-esophageal lymph nodes were then examined for fluorescence using a laser beam at the time of operation. When the time interval between the injection of Eosin Yellow and the operation was 48 hours, 21 out of 22… CONTINUE READING