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G Toth, G; Pyxaras, S; Mortier, P; De Vroey, F; Di Gioia, G; Adjedj, J; Pellicano, M; Ferrara, A; De Schryver, T; Van Hoorebeke, L; Verhegghe, B; Barbato, E; De Bruyne, B; De Beule, M; Wijns, W.
Single String Technique for Coronary Bifurcation Stenting: Detailed Technical Evaluation and Feasibility Analysis.
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015; 8(7):949-959 [OPEN ACCESS]
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Toth-Gayor Gabor

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The study aimed to evaluate the adequacy and feasibility of the single string bifurcation stenting technique. Double-stent techniques may be required for complex bifurcations. Currently applied methods all have their morphological or structural limitations with respect to wall coverage, multiple strut layers, and apposition rate. Single string is a novel method in which, first, the side branch (SB) stent is deployed with a single stent cell protruding into the main branch (MB). Second, the MB stent is deployed across this protruding stent cell. The procedure is completed by final kissing balloon dilation. The single string technique was first tested in vitro (n = 20) and next applied in patients (n = 11) with complex bifurcation stenoses. All procedures were performed successfully, crossing a single stent cell in 100%. Procedure duration was 23.0 ± 7.9 min, and the fluoroscopy time was 9.4 ± 3.5 min. The results were evaluated by optical coherence tomography, showing fully apposed struts in 83.0 ± 9.2% in the bifurcation area. Residual area obstruction in the MB was 6.4 ± 5.6% and 25.0 ± 16.9% in the SB, as evaluated by micro computed tomography. All the human cases were performed successfully with excellent angiographic results: the residual area stenosis was 27 ± 8% and 29 ± 10% in the MB and in the SB, respectively, by 3-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography. No relevant periprocedural enzyme increase was observed. During follow-up (6 ± 4 months), no adverse clinical events (death, myocardial infarction, target vessel revascularization) were noted. The single string technique for complex bifurcation dilation was shown to be adequate in vitro and feasible in humans, with favorable results in terms of stent overlap, malapposition rate, and low residual obstruction in both the MB and SB. Copyright © 2015 American College of Cardiology Foundation. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary - adverse effects
Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary - instrumentation
Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary - methods
Coronary Angiography - methods
Coronary Stenosis - diagnosis
Coronary Stenosis - therapy
Feasibility Studies -
Humans -
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Prospective Studies -
Radiography, Interventional -
Registries -
Stents -
Time Factors -
Tomography, Optical Coherence -
Treatment Outcome -
X-Ray Microtomography -

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coronary bifurcation
double-stent technique
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