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Table 3 Outcomes

From: Modified balloon-stent kissing technique avoid side-branch compromise for simple true bifurcation lesions

  pre propensity-matched analysis post propensity-matched analysis
M-BSKT PS P Value M-BSKT PS P Value
n = 40 n = 80   n = 34 n = 34  
immediate procedural and clinical outcomes
 Device and procedural success 40 (100.0%) 80 (100.0%) 1 34 (100.0%) 34 (100.0%) 1
 Main-vessel TIMI flow 3 after procedure 40 (100.0%) 80 (100.0%) 1 34 (100.0%) 34 (100.0%) 1
 Side-branch deterioration 7 (17.5%) 28 (35.0%) 0.076 6 (17.6%) 15 (44.1%) 0.036
  SB TIMI flow <3 3 (7.5%) 12 (15%) 0.38 3 (8.8%) 5 (14.7%) 0.709
  SB ostial pinching≥90% 4 (10%) 14 (17.5%) 0.412 3 (8.8%) 10 (29.4%) 0.062
  SB occlusion immediately 0 2 (2.5%) 0.552 0 0 NS
 rescue FKBI 7 (17.5%) 26 (32.5%) 0.129 6 (17.6%) 15 (44.1%) 0.036
 Bailout stenting 0 2 (2.5%) 0.552 0 0 NS
 Revascularization 7 (17.5%) 23 (28.8%) 0.263 6 (17.6%) 13 (38.2%) 0.104
 SB loss 0 5 (6.3%) 0.168 0 2 (5.9%) 0.492
 Wire or balloon damaged 0 0 NS 0 0 NS
The prognosis after 12 months
 Stable condition 37 (92.5) 73 (91.3%) 0.558 31 (91.2%) 32 (94.1%) 0.613
 Rehospitalization for unstable angina 3 (7.5%) 4 (5.0%) 3 (8.8%) 1 (2.9%)
 MACEs 0 3 (3.8%) 0 1 (2.9%)
  1. Values are n(%).TIMI, thrombolysis in myocardial infarction; FKBI, final kissing-balloon inflation; MACEs, major adverse cardiac events