Double kissing crush bifurcation stenting: Step-by-step troubleshooting

Allison B. Hall, Ivan Chavez, Santiago Garcia, Mario Gössl, Anil Poulose, Paul Sorajja, Yale Wang, Yves Louvard, Yiannis S. Chatzizisis, Subhash Banerjee, Iosif Xenogiannis, M. Nicholas Burke, Emmanouil S. Brilakis

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The double kissing crush (DK crush) is the most studied two-stent coronary bifurcation stenting strategy. While published data support its use, DK crush can be challenging to perform. In this review we provide a detailed step-by-step description and troubleshooting for each stage of the DK crush technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E317-E325
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2021


  • Bifurcation
  • Drug-eluting stent
  • Other technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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