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Safety and efficacy of indocyanine green tracer-guided lymph node dissection during laparoscopic radical gastrectomy in patients with gastric cancer. A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Surg 2020; 155: 300-311.

Published: 9th February 2021

Authors: Chen Q-Y, Xie J-W, Zhong Q, Wang J-B, Lin J-X, Lu J et al.


In this study that included 266 procedures, patients in the indocyanine tracer group had more lymph nodes harvested: mean 50.5 versus 42, P<0.01. Postoperative recovery was similar.

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