Bexar County's Heart MRI A Grand Slam!
by
Commissioner Tommy Adkisson
April 14, 2008

Some time ago a local executive at the Nix Hospital encouraged a neighbor planning a trip to Brazil to get the "heart MRI" before he went on the trip. His friend took him up on the advice and to his surprise he found that he had two blocked arteries. After cancelling the trip, he scheduled open heart bypass surgery to take care of the clogged vessels. Today, he lives!

Just how many of us have clogged arteries and are walking heart attacks waiting to happen no one will ever know. One thing I do know however, is that far fewer "walking heart attacks" will be found in Bexar County because of the very latest in high tech imaging equipment being made available to us right here in the central part of the County.

UHS installed the equipment as part of an effort to:

This heart MRI installed in a brand new modular building next to the Robert B. Green Hospital is one of only two in all of Bexar County!

Here are just a few highlights of these powerful tools of diagnostic imaging:

The versatile Toshiba Aquilion 64 Cat Scan also delivers state of the art image quality – showing even the smallest vessels and tissue for quick and precise disease detection.

University Health System Downtown Imaging Hours of Operation

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