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“DK Crush Bifurcation PCI”: Is it really the deal?

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of coronary artery bifurcation disease is widely recognized to be challenging even for experienced interventionists. It is known to be associated with increased- short- and long-term adverse cardiac events, and reduced procedural success.

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Going for the Distal Radial Artery : Tips & Pearls

Distal transradial access (dTRA) in the anatomical snuffbox is a newly emerging approach for cardiac intervention and has gained increasing popularity among interventional cardiologist. This novel approach can overcome some drawbacks of standard radial artery cannulation in several aspects.

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How to choose the right device for the severely calcified lesion

Within routine cardiac catheterisation, the prevalence of calcified coronary arteries has been increasing. This is even despite coronary artery calcification being frequently underestimated by angiography.

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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Small Vessel Coronary Artery Disease: A Contemporary Approach

Small vessel disease (reference vessel diameter ≤ 2.8mm) is an important risk factors for adverse outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention.

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