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Dramatic recovery of vision in patient with acute central retinal artery occlusion treated with local intra-arterial tissue plasminogen activator

Abstract

Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a devastating disease resulting in severe visual loss in most cases. It has no proven treatment, and a variety of management options used clinically all have dismal rate of success. We report outcome of treatment with local intra-arterial thrombolysis administered 2.75 hours after devastating visual loss from incomplete CRAO.

  • retina
  • eye

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