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The AmBulatory Closure Device Percutaneous Intervention (ABCD-PCI) study: a single-center experience.
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PMID:  21738289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
The AmBulatory Closure Device Percutaneous Intervention (ABCD-PCI) study is a multicenter randomized prospective controlled trial evaluating the safety of and patient satisfaction with same-day discharge following ambulatory percutaneous intervention with a closure device. This article reviews the findings from a single center, Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, from October 2008 through April 2010, with 23 patients in the same-day discharge group and 21 patients in the next-day discharge group. There were no differences between the groups in demographic or procedure characteristics. Outcomes were measured by a questionnaire and 7-day and 30-day follow-up phone calls. Results showed that same-day discharge after percutaneous intervention with a closure device is as safe as next-day discharge. However, there was a trend for a higher comfort level among patients in the next-day discharge group.
Adam M Falcone; Rahul Bose; Robert C Stoler; Michael Kim; Emily Laible; Lucy Kang; Kim Waters; Janet Dunkerley; James W Choi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center)     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0899-8280     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-08     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2011-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9302033     Medline TA:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  192-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Internal Medicine (Falcone) and Division of Cardiology (Bose, Choi, Stoler, Laible, Kang, Waters, Dunkerley), Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas; and Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York (Kim).
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