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T-stenting and small protrusion: technical issues and its role in BRS era

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T-stenting and small protrusion: technical issues and its role in BRS era

Author: Azeem Latib MD, EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus and San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy

 

CONCLUSION

  • TAP is the preferred and easiest to perform technique to implant a stent in the SB after provisional
  • True for DES and BRS
  • Current BRS may be difficult to pass through MB BRS struts and we currently more often perform TAP with DES in SB
  • Sequential deflation of balloons when performing FKBI is essential to maintain optimal final result

 

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