Impact of plaque type and side branch geometry on side branch compromise after provisional stent implantation: a simulation study

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e236-e245 published online November 2016 published online e-edition June 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00498

Francesco Iannaccone
Francesco Iannaccone1,2, PhD; Claudio Chiastra1,3, PhD; Antonios Karanasos4, MD, PhD; Francesco Migliavacca3, PhD; Frank J.H. Gijsen1, PhD; Patrick Segers2, PhD; Peter Mortier5, PhD; Benedict Verhegghe2, PhD; Gabriele Dubini3, PhD; Matthieu De Beule2,5, PhD; Evelyn Regar4, MD, PhD; Jolanda J. Wentzel1*, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Biomedical Engineering, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; 2. IBiTech-bioMMeda, Department of Electronics and Information Systems, iMinds Medical IT, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; 3. Department of Chemistry, Materials

Aims: Mechanisms of lumen compromise after provisional side branch (SB) stenting are poorly understood. In this study we aimed to investigate the impact of bifurcation angle, plaque compo

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