is dedicated exclusively to early diagnosis of heart
and lung disease. HeartTest's state-of-the-art Imatron
EBT scanner makes early detection of such potential
health problems easier, more accessible and more affordable
than ever before to South Florida residents. Men and
women alike - especially those over 40 years of age
and those with known risk factors - will find a HeartTest
scan invaluable for either early detection or for providing
the peace of mind when it comes to heart and lung disease.
one minute scan (a single breath hold) features an open,
non-claustrophobic setting. There is no disrobing, injection
of dyes or stress testing. Using EBT technology, HeartTest
offers a greater accuracy of results, which are generally
available within 24 hours to the patient and their physician.
than 1.5 million Americans suffer a heart attack each
year, and more than 500,000 die as a result. Lung cancer
is diagnosed in 170,000 Americans annually; the five
year survival rate of these patients is only 12 percent
without surgery. Early diagnosis of heart and lung disease
can lead to modification of lifestyle, use of medications
or other therapy that can potentially arrest or reverse
are very pleased to offer coronary artery scanning to
South Florida at our new diagnostic imaging facility.
Imatron's EBT scanner is a powerful tool which allows
us not only to detect coronary heart disease much earlier,
but also gives us the ability, once detected, to monitor
it for progression, stability or regression. The public's
increased awareness of the availability and usefulness
of this diagnostic technology will help save lives,"
said Dr. Joseph Horgan, Medical Director for HeartTest.
HeartTest center is conveniently located next to the
Pembroke Lakes Mall - just a short distance from I-75.
The 3,000 square foot facility will include an imaging
room, consultation rooms, a large conference room to
handle seminars and meetings, administrative offices,
and a spacious waiting lounge.
more information about HeartTest, contact Larry Kaminsky
Vice President of Finance and Administration at (954)