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Double-Kiss-Crush Bifurcation Stenting: Step-by-Step Troubleshooting

DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00721

1. Minneapolis Heart Institute, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA, United States
2. Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Massy, France
3. Cardiovascular Division, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
4. UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA

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The Double-Kiss-crush (DK crush) is the most studied two-stent coronary bifurcation stenting strategy. While published data support its use, DK crush can be challenging to perform. In this review we provide a detailed step-by-step description and troubleshooting for each stage of the DK crush technique.

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