Very simple, simple or complex approach ? Part 1 – Discussion & Conclusion
European Bifurcation Club 2006 – EBC 2006 – Rome, Italy
Very simple, simple or complex approach ?
Very simple, simple or complex approach ? Part 1 – Discussion and Conclusion
Author: Bernard de Bruyne, MD, OLVZ Aalst, Belgium
JAILED WIRE TECHNIQUE: Simplify the Approach
- Modifies favorably the angle between both branches
- Keeps the side branch open
- Is a good marker of SB
- Helps you perform a provisional SB stenting
- SB protection decreases myocardial necrosis?
… But most DES are still unsatisfying in terms of stent design especially strut thickness, flexibility and distal distortion during side branch access, but offer a somewhat lower restenosis rate