Research Article

Intraoperative Near-Infrared Autofluorescence and Indocyanine Green Imaging to Identify Parathyroid Glands: A Comparison

Figure 1

Parathyroid gland. (a) Autofluorescence image that displays the typical bluish violet color of the gland. (b) The parathyroid gland in normal white light. (c) 2 min after i.v. application of 5 mg ICG. The gland shows hardly any ICG fluorescence, and it can be assumed that it is devascularized.