Indigo Carmine highlights mucosal anomalies and marks the tumour margins when the limits are clearly not visible.
“Diagmed Healthcare Ltd are the only medical distributors in the UK licensed to distribute Indigo Carmine within the NHS and Private Healthcare Systems”
Indigo Carmine 1% is issued (in a dilute state) for chromoendoscopy procedures with the aid of a spray catheter. The dye is sprayed against the colon mucosa wall to identify any tissue which is indicating symptoms of IBD, Colorectal Cancer, Ulcerative Colitis amongst other diseases. Indigo Carmine is classified as a non-sterile solution and suitable for single use only. Indigo Carmine is suitable for EMR procedures. The solution is sprayed onto the resection site post tissue removal which assists in identifying any additional tissue which could be removed:
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Endoscopic Sub-Mucosal Dissection (ESD)