Novel thoracoscopic navigation surgery for neonatal chylothorax using indocyanine-green fluorescent lymphography

5 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Postoperative chylothorax after surgery for esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula is a rare but serious complication, especially in neonates. This study aimed to identify the thoracic duct and ligate chylous leakage sites, using thoracoscopic navigation of an indocyanine-green -based near-infrared fluorescence imaging system.
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