Up to 80% of all strokes can be prevented – Act NOW!

Stroke Screening Saves Your Life

 

Stroke Factors

      an acute, irreversible neurological injury due to disruption of blood flow

      caused by a blocked blood vessel or bleeding in the brain

      third leading cause of death worldwide, after cardiovascular disease and cancer

      the number of stroke cases are rising due to the aging population and increasing trend in the prevalence rates among younger people (stroke occurring between 30 and 50 years of age)

      leading cause of permanent disability, which can dramatically affect the quality of life physically, mentally and financially of the individual and the individual’s family

      reducing the public health stroke burden is primary prevention

      a healthy lifestyle is associated with an 80% reduction in stroke risk

 

Who tends to get stroke (risk factors)?                                        

      over age 55

      male

      African American, Hispanic or Asian/Pacific Islander

      a family history of stroke

      high blood pressure

      high cholesterol

      smoking

      diabetes

      obesity and overweight

      cardiovascular disease (especially atrial fibrillation)

      a previous stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)

      high levels of homocysteine (an amino acid in blood)

      birth control use or other hormone therapy

      cocaine use

      heavy use of alcohol

Maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle, regular physical activity and routine health check-ups are keys to stroke prevention!

 

 

        Stroke Screening Package (RMB6900)

 

 

      Medical History/Physical Exam

      Clinical Laboratory

Ø  Complete Blood Count

Ø  Lipid Profile (Cholesterol, Triglyceride, HDL and LDL)

Ø  Liver Function

Ø  Kidney Function

Ø  Diabetic Screening (Fasting Glucose/HbA1C)

      ECG

      Carotid Duplex Ultrasound

      OPTIONAL(additional charge)   

Ø     MRI /MRA Brain & Neck

Ø     CT/CTA Brain & Neck

Ø     Echocardiography

Ø     Homocysteine




If you have risk factors of stroke, contact our doctor to obtain a Stroke Screening AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

 

For appointment or enquiry, please call 68775093 (PuDong) or 52986339 (PuXi)

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