Trial results of stenting for coronary bifurcation

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Trial results of stenting for coronary bifurcation
ESC Congress News 2016 - Rome, Italy
31 Aug 2016

Coronary bifurcations – a type of coronary artery narrowing - are best treated with Culotte stenting as opposed to T-and-protrusion (TAP) stenting, when there is a need for side-branch stenting, according to the BBKII trial presented yesterday. The trial, published simultaneously in the European Heart Journal, represents the first ever head-to-head comparison of the two most commonly used techniques in side branch stenting with anatomy considered suitable for both techniques.

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