We report the use of indocyanine green (ICG) for ureteral identification during nonurologic surgery. Indocyanine green is a cyanine-based dye that can be injected intravenously to visualize vascularized structures with near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence. Other reports suggest that intraureteral ICG instillation offers benefits for ureteral identification during urologic and nonurologic minimally invasive surgery.1,2
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Kanabur P, Chai C, Taylor J. Use of Indocyanine Green for Intraoperative Ureteral Identification in Nonurologic Surgery. JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):520–521. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.0094
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