Side branch (SB) occlusion is one of the most serious complications of main vessel (MV) stenting. Although plaque shift has been considered the major mechanism of SB occlusion, recent studies have suggested carina shift to be
1. Division of Cardiology, Heart Stroke Vascular Institute, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea; 2. Servicio de Cardiología, Reina Sofía Hospital, University of Cordoba (IMIBIC), Cordoba, Spain
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