• No Flow Pattern on Indocyanine Green Lymphography in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Taxane-Based Chemotherapy

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Breast cancer-related lymphedema is a common complication of breast cancer.1 Indocyanine green lymphography2 can assess lymphatic functionality. However, some patients undergoing taxane-based chemotherapy experience a period of interstitial edema during which no flow is observed on ICG lymphography, because when the dye is injected near the first web space over the dorsum of the hand, it does not flow beyond the wrist.3 Over time, this resolves and either returns to normal or results in dermal backflow .
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