Fluorescent-Guided Oncologic Surgery with Stromal Targets

Journal of Surgery

ISSN: [Jurnalul de chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

Open Access

Opinion - (2022) Volume 18, Issue 12

Fluorescent-Guided Oncologic Surgery with Stromal Targets

Shahrokh Shariat*
*Correspondence: Shahrokh Shariat, Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Email:
1Department of Urology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Received: 28-Nov-2022, Manuscript No. jos-22-83732; Editor assigned: 30-Nov-2022, Pre QC No. P-83732; Reviewed: 15-Dec-2022, QC No. Q-83732; Revised: 20-Dec-2022, Manuscript No. R-83732; Published: 28-Dec-2022 , DOI: 10.37421/1584-9341.2022.18.73
Citation: Shariat, Shahrokh. “Fluorescent-Guided Oncologic Surgery with Stromal Targets.” J Surg 18 (2022): 73.
Copyright: © 2022 Shariat S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Non-invasive pre-operative imaging techniques that provide information about tumor biology and anatomical structures are becoming an increasingly important part of the cancer patient's diagnosis, staging and surgical planning. Imaging modalities like single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) are currently widely used to gain insight into the location, biology and microenvironment of tumors. The two procedures rely upon the pre-employable acknowledgment of growths utilizing radioactive ligands. Different peptides and monoclonal antibodies, the last option frequently initially created as remedial specialists (e.g., cetuximab, bevacizumab, labetuzumab, rituximab and trastuzumab), are marked with radioactive isotopes and assessed for pre-usable imaging purposes.


However, due to changes in body positioning, tissue manipulation by the surgeon and the lack of sensitivity for sub-centimeter lesions, translating information from these images to the operating room is challenging. As a result, surgeons still primarily rely on their eyes and hands to distinguish healthy tissue from malignant tissue during the actual surgery. The need to recognize free resection margins will grow even stronger in tandem with the ongoing paradigm shift toward more neo-adjuvant therapies, such as those for breast, esophageal and rectal cancer. The clinical development of "wait-and-watch"-based cancer therapies will undoubtedly benefit from an intraoperative imaging method that can continuously monitor tumor development.

More than half of all cancer patients undergo surgery annually and surgical resection remains the foundation of treatment for patients with early-stage solid tumors. The specialized capacity of the specialist to acquire clear careful edges at the underlying resection stays urgent to work on by and large endurance and long haul bleakness. The subjective and subtle changes caused by invasive cancer causing tissue distortion are the primary foundation for most of the current resection techniques. Consequently, a poor outcome is directly correlated with positive surgical margins in a significant portion of tumor resections. In randomized clinical trials, it has been demonstrated that a variety of cancer imaging techniques have been adapted or developed for intraoperative surgical guidance to improve functional and oncologic outcomes. In addition, a large number of novel, cancer-specific contrast agents are currently undergoing preclinical development and early clinical trials, both of which show significant promise for enhancing the real-time detection of subclinical cancer during surgery.

Malignant neoplasia patients' randomized clinical trial data are the subject of this systematic review. The electronic databases listed below were used in the literature search: Scielo, EMBASE and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, free of charge (accessible through PubMed), The logical operators "AND" and "OR" were utilized for combinations and tracking, in addition to the descriptors "preoperative fasting," "cancer," "diet restriction," and "perioperative period." The texts in Spanish, English and Portuguese were the only ones considered suitable for analysis. The Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) were used in this review and the Brazilian Medical Association's criteria were used to determine the level of evidence in the selected articles.Randomized clinical paths that analyzed the fasting shortened form in the perioperative period with the customary fasting convention, in grown-up people of the two sexes and with malignant growth conclusion were incorporated. Avoidance standards were the utilization of parenteral sustenance and copy distributions [1-3].

Although sarcopenia, or loss of skeletal muscle mass and quality, has been investigated as a component of aging and as a risk factor for adverse health outcomes in elderly patients, it has only recently been investigated as a distinct condition in cancer patients and as a significant indicator of adverse outcomes. Its definition and evaluation strategy are still up for debate at the moment. A subgroup of people who have sarcopenic obesity are at even greater risk of negative outcomes because of sarcopenia in a population that is becoming increasingly obese. Sarcopenia, on the other hand, is frequently misdiagnosed in these patients due to their higher BMI. It would be possible to intervene and combat these modifiable risk factors by identifying sarcopenic and sarcopenic obese subpopulations, which would also give rise to more effective treatment plans and the possibility of avoiding suboptimal outcomes. Sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity's effectiveness as predictors of outcomes following gastrointestinal cancer surgery, such as colorectal cancer resection, liver resection and pancreatic resection, will be summarized and strategies to minimize the impact of sarcopenia will be outlined in this review of the available literature. Untreated sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity are clearly linked to poor post-operative outcomes, particularly infections and overall or disease-free survival.

In recent years, benign hysterectomy has seen relatively rapid acceptance of robotic surgery. According to a 2013 JAMA study, rates of laparoscopic hysterectomy increased much more slowly, from 24.3 to 30.5%, while robotic hysterectomy increased almost 1,000% between 2007 and 2010. Hospitals with the da Vinci® robot had higher rates of robotic hysterectomy, which accounted for almost a quarter of all hysterectomies. The overall rates of complications for robotically assisted and laparoscopic hysterectomies were comparable [4,5].


When compared to conventional laparoscopy, robotic-assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy (RLH) has been shown to be beneficial in obese women with large uteri. Compared to vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopicassisted vaginal hysterectomy and total laparoscopic hysterectomy, RLH was associated with lower blood loss, less postoperative pain and a shorter hospital stay. In the United States, surgeon preference could also be a factor because many surgeons lack experience with laparoscopy and the vaginal route and may prefer robotics because it is easier to learn.



Conflict of Interest

There are no conflicts of interest by author.


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