HeartView CT

Our HeartView CT is an accurate image of your entire heart and can uncover heart disease years before you have symptoms. The scan produces clear and precise three-dimensional images that are read by an Oklahoma Heart Hospital cardiologist.

There’s no better heart CT anywhere. It’s fast, painless and safe. It takes only seven minutes and you don’t even have to change your clothes. For only $50, you can see if your heart is at risk. Most places charge anywhere from $200 to $500 for the same heart CT, but because we are dedicated to decreasing heart disease in Oklahoma, we want to make it affordable.

It's a fact that one in two Americans will die from a heart-related illness. And Oklahoma ranks second in deaths due to cardiovascular disease. Many people die never knowing they were even at risk, because oftentimes there are no symptoms until it's too late. Don’t take the risk, call us to schedule your HeartView CT at 405.608.3635.

 

Who Should be Tested?

The following factors all increase your risk of heart disease. 

  • Age: Risk increases for males after the age of 40, and for females
    after the age of 45.

  • Family history: If your family has a history of heart disease, you're
    more likely to suffer from heart disease.

  • High blood pressure

  • Diabetes

  • Tobacco: Tobacco use of any kind greatly increases the risk
    of heart disease.

  • Obesity

  • Inactivity

To schedule a HeartView CT, call us at 405.608.3635.


Frequently Asked Questions

 


 

 

 

 

Q. What is calcium scoring?

A. This test is used to check for heart disease in an early stage and to determine how severe it is. Cardiac calcium scoring uses a special X-ray called a CT scan to find the buildup of calcium on the walls of the arteries of the heart. . Normally, these arteries do not contain calcium. Calcium in these arteries is a sign of coronary artery disease.


 

 

Q. Who should not have this test?

A. You should discuss with your physician whether the test would be beneficial, If you have had cardiac bypass surgery, a heart catheterization or a heart attack.  This test should not be done if you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant.


 

 

Q. Do I need a Doctor’s order to have this test done?

A.  No, you do not need a doctor’s order.  Just call 405-608-3635 to schedule the test.


 

 

Q. What do I need to do to prepare for the test?

  1. Please wear loose fitting, 2 piece clothing as we will need to place electrodes, similar to an EKG, on your chest.
  2. Please do not drink caffeinated beverages within 4 hours of the procedure.
  3. If you would like your results sent to your physician, please bring the physician’s office address with you.

 

 

 

Q. Do I need to take off my watch and jewelry?

A. The only jewelry you will need to remove would be necklaces or anything that would be in the way of the X-ray picture.


 

 

Q. Will this test affect my pacemaker?

A. No, there will be no effect on your pacemaker.


 

 

Q. Can I take my medication or have coffee after the test?

 A. Yes


 

 

Q. How long does the test take?

A. Registration and the procedure will take about 30 minutes.


 

 

Q. When will I get my results?

 A.  The cardiologist will read the test and results will be mailed to you.   You should receive your results within 5 to 7 days.


 

 

Q. How often should I have this test performed?

 A.  It is not necessary to have this test repeated for a minimum of 3 years.

Heart View CT


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