Vascular diseases such as stroke, peripheral artery disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysm are the three most serious, non-cardiac related vascular diseases that afflict Americans. Early detection can help prevent life-threatening conditions or long-term disabilities.
Vascular screening helps to detect blood vessel blockages or plaque buildup that puts a person at risk for aneurysm, stroke or other vascular diseases. The screening provides a good snapshot of what is going on in the blood vessels.
Inspiring Health Vascular Screenings are performed by a registered vascular technologist every Wednesday and Thursday morning, 8 a.m. to noon. Results are interpreted by board-certified radiologists. All screening results are mailed to the patient. Patients with abnormal screening results will be encouraged to meet with their personal physician for follow-up.
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The screening consists of three separate exams:
Anyone over age 55 or anyone over age 40 who has multiple risk factors, including: