C-PORT

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Atlantic Cardiovascular Patient Outcomes Research Team. A trial comparing outcomes of acute MI treated with primary PCI or thrombolytics in hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery and determining if any differences were maintained long term
Primary endpoints Composite of death, recurrent MI, and stroke at 6 months
Conclusion Primary PCI at hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery had better clinical outcomes than thrombolytics at 6 months after index MI, and a shorter hospital stay
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The Georgia Department of Community Health announced last week that Archbold has been selected for participation in the second phase of Atlantic Cardiovascular Patient Outcomes Research Team (C-PORT) study which will focus on the use of angioplasty and stent placement--also known as percutaneous coronary intervention PCI)--at the community hospital level.
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