Argentina and Spain share their most educational cases: complications during the percutaneous treatment of bifurcation lesions. A case review session

With the collaboration of the Argentinian College of Interventional Cardioangiologists (CACI) and the Spanish Working Group on Interventional Cardiology

Chairpersons: A. Cherro, M. Pan

Learning Objectives

  • To identify bifurcation lesions at high risk for complications
  • To select the most appropriate strategy to prevent complications in complex bifurcation lesions
  • To learn how to treat these complications

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Session objectives
  • Case 1: bifurcation complication in a patient with previous acute myocardial infarction treated with PCI of the left anterior descending artery and...
  • Case 2: life-saving manoeuvre to rescue an occluded side branch in a major bifurcation lesion
  • Case 3: acute thrombosis in a complex bifurcation in acute myocardial infarction
  • Case 4: acute stent thrombosis in a complex bifurcation
  • Case 5: high speed rotational atherectomy as rescue device... and beyond
  • Case 6: systematic opening of the side branch in bifurcation lesions. Is the best enemy of the good?
  • Session evaluation and key learnings