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Table 2 Angiographic and procedural characteristics

From: Meta-analysis and systematic review of intravascular ultrasound versus angiography-guided drug eluting stent implantation in left main coronary disease in 4592 patients

First author Lesion number Ostial lesion Midshaft lesion Distal lesion LM only LM plus 1 Vessel disease LM plus 2 vessel disease LM plus 3 vessel disease Types of Stent Stent number Stent diameter (mm) Stent Length (mm) Two-stent technique Final kissing balloon Post-dilation
Agostoni et al. [21] 7/3 7/9 10/22 11/25 SES/PES 1.5/1.4 3.2/3.2 27/23 7/11 4/10 22/26
Park et al. [22] 61/62a 84/83 6/8 35/32 48/48 56/57 SES/PES 1.23/1.24 35.16/35.63 39/42
De La Torre Hernandez et al. [23] 1.47/1.5 151/145 133/134 221/226 160/168 161/149 3.8/3.65 16.0/16.8 63/62
Gao et al. [24] 1.2/1.3 32/59 16/30 191/359 SES 1.5/1.4 3.5/3.4 35.4/33.3 154/280 321/543
Tan et al. [25] 29/28a 32/34 7/10 14/13 24/22 16/17 SES 1.39/1.42 3.43/3.44 21.48/18.24 24/26 23/9
Kim et al. [26] First and second-generation 25/28 0/0 26/12
Tian et al. [16] 1.7/1.68 81/148 45/82 587/956 59/66 141/240 258/416 255/464 First and second-generation 3.54/3.39 21.7/24.3 266/236 399/395 551/638
  1. Data are presented as IVUS-guided /angiography-guided PCI with DES for left main coronary artery lesions
  2. SES sirolimus eluting stent, PES paclitaxel eluting stent
  3. aOstial or midshaft LM lesions