Combined endoscopic and laparoscopic real-time intra-operative evaluation of bowel perfusion using fluorescence angiography

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Sam Atallah, MD is a paid consultant for ConMed, Inc., Applied Medical, Inc., THD America, and Kawasaki Robotics, Inc. Montserrat Guraieb-Trueba, MD and Taylor Frering, PA have no financial disclosures to report.

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Guraieb-Trueba, M., Frering, T. & Atallah, S. Combined endoscopic and laparoscopic real-time intra-operative evaluation of bowel perfusion using fluorescence angiography. Tech Coloproctol 20, 883–884 (2016) doi:10.1007/s10151-016-1547-y

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  • Anastomotic Leak
  • Indocyanine Green
  • Splenic Flexure
  • Fluorescence Angiography
  • Anastomotic Disruption