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