• Medicine
  • Published in Ophthalmic surgery 1993

Intracameral tissue plasminogen activator: management of a fibrin clot occluding a Molteno tube.

@article{Pastor1993IntracameralTP,
  title={Intracameral tissue plasminogen activator: management of a fibrin clot occluding a Molteno tube.},
  author={Silvina Pastor and S P Schumann and Richard J. Starita and Ronald L. Fellman},
  journal={Ophthalmic surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={
          853-4
        }
}
We report the use of intracameral tissue plasminogen activator to dissolve a fibrin clot occluding a Molteno tube in the immediate postoperative period. This technique is an effective alternative to awaiting clot lysis or reoperation with minimal risk. The only complication was a small, layering hyphema. 

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