Vascular Screenings available at Kirby Medical Center’s Imaging Department
More than 750,000 strokes occur each year. 75% could have been prevented
with the use of ultrasound screenings and proper physician follow-up.
Tests Included In The Screen Are:
Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) with Doppler: Assess arterial perfusion to the legs and identifies the presence of peripheral
vascular disease (PVD).
Carotid Artery Screening: Detects narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the brain and assist
in stroke prevention.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening: Evaluates the abdominal aorta for the presence of wall weakening or dilation.
Are You At Risk?
- 50+ years old
- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Family History
- Lack of Exercise
Cost is $75 for all three tests. Cash payment due at the registration for
the screening exam.
No physician order is necessary.
Call (217) 762-1826 to schedule your appointment.