LM Bifurcation Distal PCI – If You Use Crush Technique It Should Be DK Crush

LM Bifurcation Distal PCI – If You Use Crush Technique It Should Be DK Crush

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European Bifurcation Club 2019, EBC 2019 – Barcelona, Spain

CONSENSUS SESSION – VOTING

LM Bifurcation Distal PCI – If You Use Crush Technique It Should Be DK Crush

Author: Imad Sheiban, MD, PhD, Pederzoli Hospital -Pechiera D/G (Verona), Italy

Left main Bifurcation : It is different , not MV- SB but 2 MVs .. Optimal treatment should be provided for both branches

TAKE HOME MESSAGES:

  • For complex LM BLs, 2-stent technique especially DK crush is associated with Excellent clinical outcome
  • Serial Randomized Clinical Trials were able to demonstrate that in complex bifurcations , DK Crush is associated with better clinical outcome as compared to other techniques and should be be considered a the gold standard when crush technique is used

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