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The Venture-balloon crush technique to treat a severely angulated bifurcation lesion via the radial approach — Lessons learned

Authors
Journal
International Journal of Cardiology
0167-5273
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
120
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2007.04.016
Keywords
  • Angioplasty
  • Bifurcation
  • Crush Stenting

Abstract

Abstract We present the first described use of the Venture™ (St. Jude Medical Inc.) catheter to accomplish balloon crush stenting of a severely angulated bifurcation via the radial approach. We outline the lessons learned and pitfalls of performing percutaneous intervention to severely angulated bifurcations such as this one.

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