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OCT in Stent Failure

European Bifurcation Club 2014, EBC 2014 – Bordeaux, France

LIVE BIFURCATION STENTING GUIDANCE: OCT, IVUS, FFR & ANGIO

OCT in assessment of stent failure at the bifurcation level

Author: Tom Adriaenssens, MD, PhD, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

 

CONCLUSION

  • Bifurcation PCI treated segments do not constitute a majority of cases with ST in the Prestige OCT registry (16/230)
  • Inclusion bias possible (more severe cases did not make it to the cath lab/did not undergo OCT during PCI)
  • Problems of thrombus around floating struts and UC/MA/overlap in remote areas but related to bifurcation PCI technique predominant

 

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