Table 2.

Procedural Characteristics

DK Crush (n=183)PS (n=183)P Value
Use of IVUS, n (%)85 (46.2)88 (47.8)0.672
Lesion length, mm
 Main vessel28.5±12.925.8±14.50.519
 Side branch15.3±11.114.6±11.90.755
Reference vessel diameter, mm
 Main vessel2.87±0.492.79±0.480.161
 Side branch2.39±0.442.35±0.490.479
Stent length, mm
 Main vessel28.6±12.428.8±13.50.484
 Side branch16.2±9.116.7±8.60.503
Predilation, n (%)
 Main vessel77 (42.0)103 (56.6)0.006
 Side branch81 (44.1)67 (36.8)0.168
FKBI, n (%)183 (100.0)144 (79.2)<0.001
Angiographic success, n (%)
 Main vessel183 (100.0)180 (98.8)0.214
 Side branch183 (100.0)175 (96.5)0.006
Complete revascularization, n (%)170 (92.5)173 (95.5)0.390
Median procedural time, min38 (12–146)37 (10–235)0.609
Median contrast volume, mL146 (30–150)136 (10–576)0.402
Median total fluoroscopy time, min23 (5–123)22 (5–188)0.677
  • DK indicates double kissing; FKBI, final kissing balloon inflation; IVUS, intravascular ultrasound; and PS, provisional stenting.