Ann Surg 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.
University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Surgery, Groningen, the Netherlands University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, the Netherlands University Health Network, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada University of Groningen, Faculty Campus Fryslân, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands LIMIS Development B.V., Leeuwarden, the Netherlands Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Department of Surgical Oncology and Gastrointestinal Surgery, University of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Surgery, Utrecht, the Netherlands Academic Medical Center, Department of Surgery, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands Medical Center Leeuwarden, Department of Intensive Care, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands AxelaRx/TRACER B.V., Groningen, the Netherlands These authors contributed equally and share first authorship These authors contributed equally and share last authorship.
Objective: This study aims to generate a reproducible and generalizable Workflow model of ICG-angiography integrating Standardization and Quantification (WISQ) that can be applied uniformly within the surgical innovation realm independent of the user.
Summary Background Data: Tissue perfusion based on indocyanine green (ICG)-angiography is a rapidly growing application in surgical innovation. Interpretation of have been subjective and error-prone due to the lack of a standardized and quantitative ICG-workflow and analytical methodology. Read More