Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria of the trial

Patients with ULM disease treated by PCI with DES-II
Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
  1. Age 18–85 years old

  2. Glomerular filtration rate >30 mL/min/ 1.73 m2*

  3. Indication to percutaneous revascularisation of ULM according to Syntax score (<33) or, in dubious cases, after heart team evaluation

  1. Cardiogenic shock

  2. Refusal or inability to provide informed consent

  • *According to Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration equation.

  • DES-II, second-generation drug-eluting stents; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; ULM, unprotected left main coronary artery.