Date: September 19, 2023
Location: Farmington Hills, MI, USA
DIAGNOSTIC GREEN – the leading provider of Indocyanine Green (ICG) worldwide – is pleased to announce a day-long training session on ICG, as well as multiple other talks on ICG at the upcoming AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS (ACS) Clinical Congress in Boston, MA, from October 22–25.
On Tuesday, October 24th, a full-day training course dedicated to fluorescence and ICG will be co-chaired by Dr. Raul Rosenthal and Dr. Sonia L. Ramamoorthy. The training session is intended for surgeons and staff across all specialties interested in learning how to use near-infrared fluorescence modalities when conducting surgical procedures on the gastrointestinal tract and endocrine organs.
The training course, titled “New Frontiers in Fluorescent Image-Guided Surgery,” will feature talks and hands-on training from world-renowned surgeons in fluorescence-guided surgery, including:
- Marylise Boutros
- Michael Bouvet
- Miguel A. Burch
- Fernando Dip
- Takeaki Ishizawa
- Philip S. Low
- Corrigan McBride
- Omobolanle O. Oyefule
- Dana A. Telem
- Matthew Walsh
- Steven D. Wexner
The training course aims to help participants:
- Learn basic skills related to fluorescence-guided surgery (FGS), including equipment and operating room setup.
- Understand the correct ICG dosage and timing.
- Compare near-infrared (NIR) light with white light during the procedure.
- Interpret NIR imaging on anatomical structures.
- Troubleshoot effectively.
Additionally, at the meeting, there are many other talks dedicated to FGS and the use of ICG across multiple surgical specialties.