The Benefits of Fluorescein and ICG use in Vascular Neurosurgery

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In this webinar Professor Marco Cenzato, head of neurosurgery in the Niguarda Hospital in Milan, Italy talks about the use of Fluorescein Sodium and Indocyanine Green (ICG) in Vascular Neurosurgery.

You can learn about

  • The history of Fluorescein Sodium and ICG
  • Their first applications in vascular neurosurgery
  • Advantages of their use
  • Interesting clinical examples from Dr. Cenzato

For further valuable information you can watch the recording of the Q&A session of at the end of this article. Some interesting questions from the participants are answered by Dr. Cenzato in this video.


Prof. Marco Cenzato

Head of Neurosurgery, Great Metropolitan Hospital Niguarda, Milan Italy

Introduction: History of Fluorescein Sodium and Indocyanine Green in Neurovascular Surgery

Advantages and Disadvantages of Fluorescein Sodium and Indocyanine Green ICG use in AVMs (Arteriovenous Malformations)

In the following examples, Dr. Cenzato illustrates the benefits of the use of Fluorescein against ICG very impressively. The use of Fluorescein in his opinion is very helpful in order to identify the shunting vein very precisely and gives him more confidence in the surgical decision making.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Fluorescein Sodium and Indocyanine Green ICG use in Aneurysms

Fluorescein Sodium is nowadays a commonly used contrast agent in aneurysm treatment in vascular neurosurgery. In this part of the webinar Dr. Cenzato discusses the benefits of both fluorescent dyes for aneurysm surgery.

FL560 vs ICG

Q&A Recording from Live Webinar

Benefits of Use of Fluorescein Sodium and Indocyanine Green:

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