SAMC’s cath lab is the largest in the region and features the newest digital technology available. It has three nuclear cameras with dual heads for faster examination and diagnosis. The five cath labs accommodate more than 4,200 patients a year.
The cath lab is just one facet of the Heart and Vascular Center at SAMC. The Medical Center has the strongest cardiovascular program in the region, ranking in the top 10 percent nationally for patient safety in heart attack treatment, major cardiac care, interventional coronary care and vascular care by one of the nation’s largest privately held healthcare information services.