Trinity Health Partners
The LifeSaving Screens included five different screenings, including: Stroke, Heart Rhythm, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular Disease & Osteoporosis.
The screenings are preformed the second Monday of every month and are held at the Trinity Cardiovascular Lab, located on Trinity's campus.
The cost for the LifeSaving Screens is $115. No Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance accepted.
The Stroke Screen is for people who may be at risk for a stroke. Risk factors include family history of strokes, high blood pressure, cigarette smoking, heart disease, obesity, high cholesterol, heavy use of alcohol and lack of physical activity. The screen consists of a risk factor questionnaire, blood pressure and pulse check, non-fasting cholesterol determination, and ultrasound of the carotid arteries.
The Heart Rhythm Screen is performed to detect heart irregularity using a 3-lead EKG.
The Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screen is for individuals at risk for the development of an AAA. The greatest risk factor is a family history of AAA. Other factors include age (40 and older), male gender, tobacco use, high blood pressure and peripheral vascular disease.
The Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Screen is for individuals at risk for the development of PVD. Candidates
are individuals with diabetes, cardiovascular disease, smokers, those who experience difficulty walking or leg pain.
The Osteoporosis Screen is for individuals interested in learning if they are at risk of developing osteoporosis.