The use of indocyanine green for fluorescent cholangiography in patients with cholecystitis initially treated with percutaneous cholecystostomy drainage catheters was described in this two case series. Two patients underwent robotic assisted cholecystectomy with fluorescent cholangiography and indocyanine green through percutaneous cholecystostomy drainage catheters. The patients were diagnosed with acute cholecystitis. Directed injection of indocyanine green allowed for direct visualization of the biliary system allowing for a safe identification of the critical view of safety. Injection of indocyanine green for fluorescent cholangiography through percutaneous cholecystostomy drainage catheters is reliable to assess the critical view of safety and allows for improved identification of the biliary tree anatomy. Administration of indocyanine green through the percutaneous cholecystostomy drainage catheters avoided background hepatic fluorescence and increased contrast between biliary structures.

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