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Percutaneous coronary intervention for obstructive bifurcation lesions: the 14th consensus document from the European Bifurcation Club

EuroIntervention 2019;15:90-98. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00144

1. Department of Cardiology, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, United Kingdom; 2. Department of Cardiology, The Hearth Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark; 3. Institute of Cardiology, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy; 4. Ramsay Générale de Santé - Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Hopital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France; 5. Clinique St Augustin, Bordeaux, France; 6. Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, Brighton, United Kingdom; 7. Department of Cardiology, Clinical Center of Serbia, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia


The European Bifurcation Club recommends an approach to a bifurcation stenosis which involves careful assessment, planning and a sequential provisional approach. In the minority of lesions where two stents are required, careful deployment and optimal expansion are essential to achieve a long-term result.

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