October 7, 2011
Special Photo Carey Merritt (center left) was the 500th recipient of a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) since Gwinnett Medical Center started offering the procedure in March. Original projections estimated GMC would perform 600 of the procedures in its first year, a number that has now shifted to about 900.
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Gwinnett Medical Center recently completed its 500th angioplasty and heart stent procedure, putting the preliminary step toward upcoming open heart offerings way ahead of initial projections.