The “Crush” procedure is a 2-stent technique for the treatment of bifurcation lesions with greater rates of in-stent restenosis than the Culotte technique. In conclusion, we report a possible mechanism for this discrepancy in the case of severe Crush stent fracture with associated focal restenosis identified by postmortem microcomputed tomography and histologic examination.
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Published online: January 04, 2013
Accepted: November 16, 2012
Received in revised form: November 16, 2012
Received: October 14, 2012
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