Saint Luke's cuts radiation in heart scans by 60 percent

May 11, 2017

Cardiologists at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute say they have cut patients’ radiation exposure from a common heart scan by 60 percent by upgrading technology and changing protocols.

Dr. Randall Thompson, a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, presented the findings of an almost eight-year study at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT in Vienna, Austria.

To find out what the study has changed at Saint Luke's, read the full article here, from the Kansas City Star.