Table 5.

The 5-Year Clinical Outcomes in Simple and Complex Bifurcation Lesions After Either DK Crush or PS

DK Crush (n=183)PS (n=183)P Value*
SimpleComplexSimpleComplex
No. of patients1513216419
MACE24 (15.8)5 (15.6)36 (21.9)8 (42.1)0.036
 Cardiac death3 (2.0)1 (3.1)5 (3.1)1 (5.3)0.704
 MI6 (4.0)1 (3.1)5 (3.1)1 (5.3)0.704
 TLR12 (7.9)4 (12.5)23 (14.0)7 (36.8)0.041
 CABG1 (0.7)01 (0.6)0NS
 TVR17 (11.3)6 (18.8)27 (16.5)8 (42.1)0.042
ST4 (2.6)1 (3.1)4 (2.4)1 (5.3)0.704
 Definite4 (2.6)02 (1.2)0NS
 Probable01 (3.1)1 (0.6)2 (10.6)0.168
  • CABG indicates coronary artery bypass grafting; DK, double kissing; MACE, major adverse cardiac event; MI, myocardial infarction; NS, not significant; PS, provisional stenting; ST, stent thrombosis; TLR, target lesion revascularization; and TVR, target vessel revascularization.

  • * Indicated the comparison between complex DK and complex Culotte.