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Consensus from the 7th European Bifurcation Club meeting

The seventh meeting of the European Bifurcation Club (EBC) was convened in Lisbon on October 14-15, 2011, with the agenda of reaching a consensus on the current state of the art of percutaneous bifurcation treatment. The present report represents a synthesis of the findings from this meeting and also incorporates a literature review from the field of bifurcation interventions. Topics covered in this Consensus document include the state-of-the-art in percutaneous treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery, discussion of anatomical and functional assessment of bifurcation lesions and solutions for difficult side branch access.

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