Table 2

Angiographic Characteristics of Jailed Side Branch Lesions (n = 94)

Lesion location
 Diagonal branch71 (76%)
 Obtuse marginal branch19 (20%)
 Posterior descending artery3 (3%)
 Posterolateral branch1 (1%)
Bifurcation type (ICPS classification)
 155 (58%)
 212 (13%)
 317 (18%)
 410 (11%)
Quantitative coronary angiography (before/after stenting)
 Minimal luminal diameter, mm1.21 ± 0.46/0.45 ± 0.25
 Reference diameter, mm2.23 ± 0.40/2.23 ± 0.45
 Percent stenosis, %45 ± 20/79 ± 11
 Lesion length, mm6.7 ± 2.9/7.0 ± 3.3

ICPS = Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud.