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Indocyanine green for radical lymph node dissection in patients with sigmoid and rectal cancer: randomized clinical trial.

Wan J, Wang S, Yan B, Tang Y, Zheng J, Ji H et al.

BJS Open 2022; 6: zrac151.

In this study that included 66 procedures, use of indocyanine green detected a median of two more nodes during dissection. The median number of positive nodes was similar in the two groups.

Comment: Elegant, but may not affect clinical outcomes.

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