Stroke, aneurysm screening at Deaconess North Feb. 9 | Health
The Deaconess Primary Stroke Center and the Deaconess Resource Center are partnering to offer a comprehensive stroke and aneurysm screening event on Saturday, February 9 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at Deaconess Clinic – North, which is located at 1137 W. Mill Road in Evansville. .
The comprehensive stroke and aneurysm screening package includes:
• Electrocardiogram (EKG) test
• Stroke/carotid artery ultrasound test
• Abdominal aortic aneurysm ultrasound test
• Ankle/brachial index (ABI) leg/extremity arterial circulation test
This comprehensive screening package is offered at a cost of $159 per person or $249 for two participants. These screenings are “fee-for-service,” and a physician order is not required. The ultrasound tests will be read by board-certified radiologists; participants will be notified of their results at a later date.
Ideal candidates for the screenings include the following: those age 55+, particularly smokers; anyone over 45 with a family history of early stroke aneurysm or heart disease; prior stroke patients; and patients being treated for heart-related issues (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc.).
To register, sign up online at www.deaconess.com/strokescreenings or call 812-450-6000. Prepayment is required to hold a screening appointment.