Gastric cancer indocyanine green lymph node navigation surgery: systematic review

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Beatrice Molteni *
Paola Porsio
Sarah Molfino
Marie Sophie Alfano
Sara Benedicenti
Fausto Catena
Luca Ansaloni
Nazario Portolani
Gianluca Baiocchi
(*) Corresponding Author:
Beatrice Molteni | beatrice.molteni@hotmail.com

Abstract

Sentinel lymph node (LN) biopsy is a common practice to determinate if a lymphadenectomy is needed in various malignancies. Recent studies have investigated the possibilities to extend sentinel LN biopsy in gastric cancer. Indocyanine green (ICG) is a diagnostic reagent recently introduce in sentinel LN biopsy field. This review aims to determinate the feasibility to used ICG to detect sentinel LN in gastric cancer.


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