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Intravenous fluorescein dye given at the time of operation has been shown to be a simple, safe, efficient, and inexpensive method of predicting the location and extent of skin sloughs after radical cancer operations and amputations. Suggestions have been made for the possible prevention of this troublesome complication.
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Received: March 3, 1961
© 1962 Published by Elsevier Inc.