Artificial Intelligence Indocyanine Green (ICG) Perfusion for Colorectal Cancer Intra-operative Tissue Classification

METHODS Intraoperative white-light and NIR-fluorescence multispectral videos of primary colorectal tumours in patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic intervention were used for both AI model training and testing. These contained mucosal tumours subsequently determined as being benign or malignant with their surrounding area of macroscopically normal tissue, as viewed in both white light and NIR after…

Commentary On: Indocyanine Green does not Decrease the Need for Bail-out Operation in an Acute Care Surgery Population

The authors of this publication are to be commended for conducting this retrospective study analyzing the impact of near infrared fluorescent cholangiography (NIFC) in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) for symptomatic or complicated cholelithiasis in an acute care setting. In this study, a total of 198 patients who underwent LC were evaluated. Acute cholecystitis was…