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Percutaneous treatment of bifurcated lesions: a simple approach with a single bare metal R stent provides favourable long term clinical results


Marcel Beijk
Marcel A.M. Beijk, MD; Saskia Z.H. Rittersma, MD, PhD; Karel T. Koch; José P.S. Henriques, MD, PhD; Jan Baan Jr., MD, PhD; Rene J. van der Schaaf, MD; Mieke M. van Duinen, RN; Jan G.P. Tijssen, MD; Jan J. Piek, MD, PhD; Robbert J. de Winter*, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology - Academic Medical Centre - University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aims: Target lesion revascularization (TLR) rates of bifurcated lesions (BL) remain high, mainly due to side branch (SB) restenosis, even when drug-eluting stents (DES) are used. The aim of our study was to evalu

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