That is the question we are working to answer for patients in Oklahoma with non-invasive technology. Our new cardiac CT scan can help answer that question with better, more clear imaging. KRMG radio show host Rick Couri came to Oklahoma Heart Institute this week to find out that answer for himself. We were there during his scan and when Dr. Victor Cheng read him the results.
Last July, Patty Phelps was put on hospice at the age of 70. Two different doctors from two Oklahoma hospitals had told her she would not survive the heart surgery she needed to live. She went home, with her family at her bedside, and began to get her affairs in order.
Earlier this month, we announced a new, high tech cardiac CT scanner available to patients in Oklahoma. For both symptomatic and nonsymtomatic patients, this reliable, noninvasive test is more than 95 percent sensitive in detecting heart disease. Go inside the new cardiac CT program at Oklahoma Heart Institute with Director Dr. Victor Cheng.
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What if an appointment could change your outlook on your heart health? Would you make it? Oklahoma Heart Institute is proud to offer that option to Oklahomans with the state-of-the-art Cardiac CT Scan. With heart disease the number one killer of men and women in the U.S., prevention is key to fighting heart disease.