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Keep bifurcation stenting simple and cheap or controlled and optimised?

Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark


Optimal treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been investigated and debated intensely. In this issue of EuroIntervention, Milasinovic et al provide an easy to follow step-by-step manual for bifurcation stenting by the provisional side branch (SB) stenting technique, with careful remarks on selection of two-stent techniques for appropriate cases1. The strategies follow the European Bifurcation Club (EBC) consensus and focus on feasibility and keeping resource utilisation to a minimum.

Also in this issue, in an effort to make bifurcation stenting even easier, Tang…

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