LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - CHI St. Luke's Memorial Health is excited about its brand new cardio cath lab.
They say it's the latest cardio technology with state of the art features and the only one of its kind in Deep East Texas.
The said it vastly improves the quality of cardio images as well as radiation safety.
"We are proud to have it because this not only provides safety to the patients but it decreases the radiation dose to the patients and the staff," said Chief of Cardiology Dr. Ravinder Bachireddy.
Bachireddy said the machine decreases radiation does by 70 to 80 percent.