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OR Excellence Awards - September 2018 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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9 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 8 L aparoscopic surgeons work off of visual cues. New image enhancement technology that brightens dark areas and intensifies color contrasts lets them view tis- sue and structures like never before and perform sur- gery with a level of precision few imagined was possible. Take fluorescence imaging, for example. Anesthesia providers inject indocyanine green (ICG), a cyanine dye, into the patient and surgeons toggle the laparoscopic camera from white light to the near infrared Daniel Cook | Executive Editor A Closer Look at Image Enhancement Technology Help your surgeons see the sharper clarity, contrast and detail they've been missing. • ON THE BIG SCREEN Justin Maykel, MD, prefers to operate with Olympus's Visera Elite 4K ultra high-definition system. The platform lets surgeons toggle between white light and narrow band imaging, which uses filtered light to enhance the visibility of vascular structures. UMass Memorial Medical Center

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