Cardiologists taking care of patients with coronary artery disease
Catheterisation laboratory nursing and technical staff and healthcare professionals
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This case is to inform and educate interventional cardiologists on:
Strategy selection to approach significant true bifurcation lesions
Implementation of FFR assessment in bifurcation lesions
Implementation of FFR in side-branch assessment after provisional stenting