The importance of indocyanine green near-infrared fluorescence angiography in perfusion assessment in vascularized omentum lymphatic transplant.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Vascularized omentum lymphatic transplant (VOLT) for treatment of lymphedema has become popular because of no risk of iatrogenic lymphedema and abundant lymphatic tissue. However, perfusion to the omentum can be difficult to assess clinically. The purpose of this study was to clarify the incidence and degree of ischemia in the… (More)