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Technical aspects

When is a two-stent technique needed and which technique should then be used for bifurcation coronary lesions?

EuroIntervention 2015;11:V96-V98. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11SVA21

1. Cardiology Division, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea; 2. The Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; 3. Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton and Sussex University

Although the guidelines recommend the provisional one-stent technique as a default technique for bifurcation coronary lesions, there are cases of bifurcations with large side branches (SB), difficult access and with ostial an

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