New Bifurcation Assessment techniques: Insight from OCT
European Bifurcation Club 2008 – EBC 2008 – Prague, Czech Republic
New Bifurcation Assessment techniques
Insight from OCT
Author: Manuel Pan, Cordoba, Spain
- In bifurcation lesions treated with provisional stenting, optical coherence(OCT) seems to be a useful method in the evaluation of SB status.
- Dissections induced by balloon dilation are difficult to evaluate by angiography. OCT provides a precise quantification of both SB ostium and reference CSA.
- Follow-up is required.