CAT scan http://michiganradio.org en Risky heart CAT scans reduced 60% in study http://michiganradio.org/post/risky-heart-cat-scans-reduced-60-study <p align="LEFT">Michigan hospitals reduced the inappropriate use of a risky and expensive CAT scan by nearly 60-percent in a recent study.</p><p align="LEFT">Kavitha Chinnaiyan is a cardiologist at Beaumont Hospital.</p><p align="LEFT">She says too often, doctors order heart CAT scans just to rule out heart disease - even if their patients have no symptoms.</p><p align="LEFT">She says that&#39;s not a good idea - and not just because the scans cost $500 to $1,500&nbsp;per scan.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:08:55 +0000 Tracy Samilton 8626 at http://michiganradio.org Risky heart CAT scans reduced 60% in study