Sentinel lymph node biopsy under fluorescent indocyanin green guidance: Initial experience


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Aydogan F., Arikan A. E. , Aytac E. , Velidedeoglu M., Yilmaz M. H. , Sager M. S. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.32, no.1, pp.50-53, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ucd.2015.2832
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-53

Abstract

Objective: Sentinel lymph node biopsy can be applied by using either blue dye or radionuclide method or both in breast cancer. Fluorescent imaging with indocyanine green is a new defined method. This study evaluates the applicability of sentinel lymph node biopsy via fluorescent indocyanine green.