State-of-the-Art Cath Lab
Most recently, Mercy Community Health Foundation completed a $500,000 fundraising campaign to update equipment in one of Ascension Via Christi Hospital Manhattan’s cath labs.
The cath lab is used for life-saving procedures such as pacemakers, angioplasty, heart catheterization, dialysis catheter placement, balloon and stenting intervention, interventional radiology procedures, fistula care and more.
Both interventional cardiologists and interventional radiologists use the system to diagnosis and treat conditions.
highly detailed image quality
lowest possible doses of radiation to the patient
more comfortable and quicker exams
the possibility to combine diagnosis and treatment in a single procedure, as in patient who undergo surgery, angioplasty, or stent placement
ability to meet the increasing demand for diagnostic and treatment of procedures performed in the lab
Projects of this magnitude are only possible with support from donors who believe in the mission of providing exceptional healthcare at the local level. Philanthropic support from our donors help our patients access services and programs which enable our community to be healthier, more active, and live longer, fuller lives.
Patients in physical and occupational therapy will gain independence using the car simulator to retrain driving skills.