Dis Colon Rectum 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA Kaiser Permanente LAMC, Los Angeles, CA Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Suburban Surgical Associates, St Louis, MO University of Cincinnati Physicians, Cincinnati, OH University of Nevada School of Medicine Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD MD Anderson Cancer Center - Baptist Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA NSLIJ/Hofstra North Shore School of Medicine At Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY Mount Sinai, New York, NY Medical College of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Background: Indocyanine green fluoroscopy has been shown to improve anastomotic leak rates in early phase trials.
Objective: We hypothesized that the use of fluoroscopy to ensure anastomotic perfusion may decrease anastomotic leak following low anterior resection.
Design: We performed a 1:1 randomized, controlled, parallel study. Read More