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STENTYS for Left Main Stenting


European Bifurcation Club 2014 – EBC 2014 – Bordeaux, France

Cases: tips & tricks and complications

STENTYS for Left Main Stenting

Author: Carlo Briguori, MD, PhD, Clinica Mediterranea, Naples, Italy



  • Small sample size
  • Non-randomized design
  • Differences in clinical practice and ethnicity between the 2 centers


  • The present pilot study suggests that the self- expanding properties of the STENTYS DES(P) offer a valid alternative for the treatment of the distal ULMCA lesions.
  • Long-term results and larger studies are warranted to confirm this preliminary result. Validation is, indeed, still a major issue and randomized studies in ULMCA lesions comparing this dedicated device to conventional balloon-expandable DES and to CABG are needed


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