Impact of non-compliant balloons on long-term clinical outcomes in coronary bifurcation lesions: results from the COBIS (COronary BIfurcation Stent) II registry

EuroIntervention 2016;12:456-464. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I4A79

Taek Kyu Park
Taek Kyu Park1, MD; Jae-Hwan Lee2, MD; Young Bin Song1*, MD; Jin-Ok Jeong2, MD; Joo-Yong Hahn1, MD; Jeong Hoon Yang1, MD; Seung-Hyuk Choi1, MD; Jin-Ho Choi1, MD; Sang Hoon Lee1, MD; Myung-Ho Jeong3, MD; Hyo-Soo Kim4, MD; Ju Hyeon Oh5, MD; Cheol Woong Yu6, MD; Seung Woon Rha7, MD; Yangsoo Jang8, MD; Jung Han Yoon9, MD; Seung-Jea Tahk10, MD; Ki Bae Seung11, MD; Jong-Seon Park12, MD; Hyeon-Cheol Gwon1
1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea; 2. Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; 3. Chonnam National University Hospital,

Aims: Non-compliant balloons provide uniform radial force along the vessel wall at any inflation pressure. As a result, the use of non-compliant balloons may reduce side branch complicati

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