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Bifurcation Stenting

ISBN: 978-1-4443-3462-3
212 pages
April 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Here is expert guidance on one of the most vexing clinical challenges faced by interventional cardiologists. Written by global thought leaders in the area and edited by two internationally-recognized pioneers in interventional cardiology, Bifurcation Stenting covers all techniques, imaging modalities, and devices in current use, including VH-IVUS and OCT. It includes practical tips/tricks from leading experts and a section of challenging cases to further illustrate the material and help readers better understand the treatment of bifurcation lesions.
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Table of Contents

Contributors, vii

Foreword, x

Acknowledgements, xi

1 Classification of coronary artery bifurcation lesions, 1
Victor Legrand

2 Provisional side branch stenting for the treatment of bifurcation lesions, 8
Thierry Lef evre and Yves Louvard

3 The Nordic experience, 21
Niels Ramsing Holm, Michael Maeng, Jens Flensted Lassen and Leif Thuesen

4 Crush and mini-crush, 34
Alfredo R. Galassi, Salvatore Davide Tomasello, Luca Costanzo and Giombattista Barrano

5 Simultaneous kissing stent technique: A contemporary review, 48
Joseph M. Sweeny and Samin K. Sharma

6 Stenting for left main coronary artery bifurcation lesions, 57
Seung-Jung Park and Young-Hak Kim

7 Intravascular ultrasound and new imaging in bifurcation stenting, 65
Seung-Jung Park and Soo-Jin Kang

8 Drug-eluting balloons and bifurcations, a new future for treatment?, 75
Pierfrancesco Agostoni, Anouar Belkacemi, Michiel Voskuil and Pieter R. Stella

9 Percutaneous coronary intervention for bifurcation lesions: Bench testing and the real world, 83
John A. Ormiston, Mark Webster and Bruce Webber

10 Coronary bifurcation stenting and stent thrombosis, 89
Michael Mahmoudi and Ron Waksman

11 Bifurcation angles during the cardiac cycle, 96
Satoko Tahara, Hiram G. Bezerra, Pieter H. Kitslaar, Johan HC Reiber and Marco A. Costa

12 OCT in coronary bifurcations, 103
Juan Luis Gutierrez-Chico, Robert Jan van Geuns, Patrick W. Serruys and Evelyn Regar

13 Bifurcation quantitative coronary angiography, 121
Vivian G. Ng and Alexandra J. Lansky

14 Evaluation of a dedicated everolimus coated side branch access (SBA) system, 136
Oana Sorop, Heleen M.M. van Beusekom, Evelyn Regar, Li Hui-Ling, Jurgen Ligthart, Katrin Boeke-Purkis and Willem J. van der Giessen

15 Devices: TriReme, 145
Ricardo A. Costa, Gary Binyamin, Eitan Konstantino and Alexandre Abizaid

16 Dedicated bifurcation stents: The petal stent, 153
Frederic De Vroey, John A. Ormiston and Mark Webster

17 The Sideguard Side branch stent, 157
Eberhard Grube

18 XIENCETM side branch access system for the treatment of bifurcation lesions (XIENCE SBA), 170
Gary M. Idelchik and David G. Rizik

19 The spherical balloon: A new tool to optimize bifurcation treatment, 178
Remo Albiero

20 Axxess stent, 187
Stefan Verheye, John E. Shulze and Brett Trauthen

Index, 195

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