Functional formula to determine adequate balloon diameter of simultaneous kissing balloon technique for treatment of bifurcated coronary lesions: clinical validation by volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis.


BACKGROUND Final kissing balloon technique (KBT) is known to alter long-term clinical outcomes for treatment of bifurcated coronary lesions. However, determination of adequate diameters of the 2 balloons remains difficult because of lack of a working index. METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-one cases of left main (LM)-related bifurcated lesions, treated with… (More)


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