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Dye for gall bladder surgery

A green fluorescent dye is helping surgeons at the [b]University of Illinois[/b] perform robotic gall bladder surgery more safely. The surgeons used near-infrared light to make the indocyanine green dye light up, allowing them to better see the biliary tract.

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