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Tools & Techniques Clinical: Optimising stenting strategy in bifurcation lesions with insights from in vitro bifurcation models

EuroIntervention 2013;9:885-887. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV9I7A144

1. International Centre for Circulatory Health, NHLI, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom; 2. NIHR, BRU, Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom; 3. Division of Cardiology, Sant’Eugenio Hospital, Rome,
In this chapter of Tools and Techniques Clinical, optimising stenting strategy in bifurcation lesions with insights from in vitro bifurcation models is discussed using a stepwise approach. The following is a summarised overview of this technique. The complete, unabridged version with images is available online at www.eurointervention.org

Introduction

This Tools and Techniques article reviews some of the recent insights gained through experimentation in bench models and in vivo intravascular imaging for the treatment of bifurcation lesions. The article will review insights from recent in vitro studies, and we will see how these may be applied to ...

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