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How to do an SKS


European Bifurcation Club 2008 – EBC 2008 – Prague, Czech Republic

D family techniques

How to do an SKS

Author: Julian Gunn, MD, Sheffield University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, UK


SKS: techniques/tips – SUMMARY

  • 8F catheter: Voda/EBU
  • Generous predilatation
  • Taxus stents
  • Spider and LAO Cranial
  • Magnify
  • Cover all disease
  • Cover ostium
  • Balloon for length
  • 1:1 diameter LAD/ Cx
  • Advance and pull back
  • HP: 16atm
  • Postdilate NC HP
  • Lifetime dual antiplatelet?
  • Clopidogrel testing?


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