Use of NIR guided surgery during thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy
Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2017;17(04). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/lt03endip001
In this key lecture, Dr. Dip briefly describes the use of NIR-guided surgery during thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy. He demonstrates the intrinsic properties of tissues and covers concepts, main principles, and the clinical utility of autofluorescence spectroscopy for parathyroid glands with statistical analyses and outcomes. He also describes the present and future of fluorescent visualization for parathyroid glands with advantages and weaknesses.