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Simultaneous intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide and tissue plasminogen activator for central retinal vein occlusion: a pilot study
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    Tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and retinal vein occlusion

    Dear editor:

    Yamamoto and coworkers present in their paper the effect of simultaneous intravitreal injection of a mixture of 4mg triamcinolone acetonide (TA) and 25?g tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) to treat macular edema due to central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) ?1?. The authors included 20 eyes. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) improved three lines or more in 65%, 55%, 55% and 53% of eyes and the mea...

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