Parallel stenting using two sirolimus-eluting stents in an ectatic coronary artery stenosis
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With the introduction of the drug-eluting stent (DES), re-stenosis rates have been reduced. In saphenous vein graft or ectatic coronary artery disease due to large vessel diameter their use is precluded. We report a challenging case of implantation of two sirolimus-eluting stents (SES; Cypher; Cordis) parallel to each other in an ectatic vessel.
A coronary angiogram (CAG) and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) examination carried out …