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DK crush technique reduces target lesion failure in complex bifurcation stenting

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eMediNexus    31 October 2017

Findings of the DKCRUSH V trial presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting in Denver show that a double kissing DK crush technique leads to better outcomes when stenting unprotected left main bifurcation lesions compared to provisional stenting. The primary endpoint of 1 year target lesion failure cardiac death target vessel myocardial infarction or clinically driven target lesion revascularization reduced by 58 with the DK crush technique.

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