SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Procedures
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
INTRODUCTION: Endobronchial blood clots can present with minimal symptoms or life threatening respiratory failure. We report a successful case of removal via flexible bronchoscopy with topical use of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and review the associated literature. No previous reports describe such use of tPA.