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Lifesaving Screenings- New Concord

Jan
16
Wed
Jan 16, 2013
Wednesday
12:40 PM - 1:00 PM
Genesis HealthCenter- New Concord
New Concord, OH

Genesis Heart & Vascular offers painless, potentially lifesaving screenings to assess your risk for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysms & other vascular diseases

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Fees & Payment

$120.00

Description

Heart & Vascular Screenings

Genesis Heart & Vascular Services offers you painless, potentially lifesaving screenings to assess your risk for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysms and other vascular diseases. They are performed by highly trained technologists using ultrasound, and are interpreted by a physician.

Lifesaving Screenings

15,000 Americans die from Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms each year.

screenings to assess your risk for stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysms and other vascular diseases. They are performed by highly trained technologists using ultrasound, and are interpreted by a Radiologist.

These screenings can determine your risk for heart disease, which is the number one cause of death in the United States for both men and women.


Stroke/Carotid Artery Screening

This screening visualizes the buildup of fatty plaque in the carotid arteries that can lead to stroke.

Risk Factors
High blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, physical inactivity, family history, transient ischemic attack (TIA's)

Symptoms
Sudden weakness or numbness on one side of the face, arms or legs. Sudden loss of vision or slurred speech, sudden dizziness or severe headaches. TIA's (mini stroke).

Atrial Fibrillation (Heart Rythym)

An easy test using EKG electrodes to identify the presence or absence of an irregular heartbeat

Risk Factors
High cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, smoking, excess weight, caffeine, alcohol abuse, sleep apnea, family history

Symptoms
Heart sensations, sometimes called palpitations, which may include irregular, thumping, or pounding heartbeats, a feeling the heart is racing, chest discomfort or pain, fainting or light-headedness, fatigue, shortness of breath or weakness. 

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

This screening visualizes the existence of an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta that can rupture and be fatal.

Risk Factors
Family history, smoking, high blood pressure, being white male

Symptoms
Vast majority are without symptoms

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) 

This screening checks for blockage in the arteries of the legs.

Risk Factors
Diabetes, high blood pressure, history of coronary artery disease

Symptoms
Numbness or tingling in the legs, loss of hair on toes, feet, and cramping in the legs that is relieved with rest.


Screening Individual Price

Stroke/Carotid Artery Screening    $50
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening   $50
Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Screening  $25
Atrial Fibrillation Screening     $20
     Total for all four screenings if purchased individually  $145 

Package Price

Get all four screenings for $120 and save $25

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Wed, January 16 12:40 PM to 1:00 PM Genesis HealthCenter- New Concord

Location Details

  • Genesis HealthCenter- New Concord
    1 East Main Street
    New Concord, OH 43762
    Main: 740-826-7155

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