Abstract 18309: Outcomes of Single Versus Kissing Stenting Technique in Lateralized Complex Aortoiliac Bifurcation Lesion
Backgrounds: Kissing stenting technique has been frequently performed even in the cases of unilateral aortoiliac diseases in order to protect contralateral common iliac artery (CIA) with intermediate plaque burden. However, kissing stenting is associated with loss of access from contralateral side for future revascularization. We compared the outcomes of single versus kissing stenting technique in lateralized complex aortoiliac occlusive disease.
Methods: From Jan. 2006 to Dec. 2012, we retrospectively enrolled 86 consecutive patients (73 males, 67±9 years) treated with a single stenting technique and 33 patients (29 males, 68±8 years) treated with a kissing stenting technique for lateralized complex aortoiliac bifurcation lesions. A lateralized complex aortoiliac bifurcation lesion was defined as a significant unilateral CIA ostial stenosis (>70%) combined with an intermediate (30~50%) stenosis of contralateral CIA.
Results: Single stenting and kissing stenting was successfully performed in all patients without procedure-related major complications. However, in the single stenting group, bailout stenting in contralateral CIA was required in two (2.3%) cases due to unfavorable plaque shift. Median follow up duration of the single and the kissing stenting group was 24 (3~88) and 14 (3~82) months, respectively. The primary patency of the ipsilateral CIA in the single stenting group was 93.9% comparable with 94.9% in the kissing stent group (OR 0.823, 95% CI 0.157-4.298). Target lesion revascularization occurred in 5 (6%) cases of the single stenting group and in 2 (6.1%) cases of the kissing stenting group. Progression of the contralateral un-stented CIA requiring additional revascularization was observed in only 2 (2.4%) cases of the single stenting group during follow up.
Conclusions: Single stenting technique in lateralized complex aortoiliac bifurcation lesion was relatively safe and showed comparable outcomes as the kissing stenting technique.
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