staining

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staining

The application of a liquid dye solution to a porous surface to impart color.
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In addition to our series of seven patients, two other series have described the use of vital dye alone for the identification of sentinel nodes in HNSCC.
Inhibition was quantitated by visual cytopathic effect (CPE), inhibition of the cellular uptake of the vital dye, neutral red (NR), and by virus yield reduction.
The authors stated that adverse reactions associated with blue dyes are reversible with appropriate management and that the surgeon should continue to use vital dyes to ensure that sentinel lymph node biopsy remains a highly sensitive procedure (5).