CHECK-UP

Health is our most valuable asset.

 

Adequate diagnostic measures and the choice of the optimal treatment approach are key for the outcome of any disease.  Restoring health and maintaining quality of life at it's highest level must be our goal. 

 

Early diagnosis enables best outcomes with the best prognosis for long term cure. 

 

Prevention means being one step ahead.  

Cardiac Check-Up

 

Death from cardio-vascular causes is the number 1 killer in all developped countries. News of sudden cardiac death is devastating and raises the question of the potential for prevention.

 

The check-up includes:

  • Extensive history taking 

  • Blood pressure check

  • Laboratory analysis, incl. cholesterol profile and homocistein level

  • 12-lead ECG

  • Echocardiography (ultrasound of the heart)

  • Stress Test ECG (tread mill or bicycle test)

  • Carotid color-doppler-sonography (ultrasound of the neck arteries)

  • Recommendations / initiation of further diagnostic measures or treatments, if necessary

Cancer Prevention Check-Up

 

Cancer is the most feared diagnosis.  We fear for our quality of life during most toxic treatments and the uncertainty of treatment outcome. No doubt, prevention or even early diagnosis is imperative.

 

The check-up includes:

  • Extensive history taking

  • Laboratory analysis, incl. specific tumor markers

  • Sonography of the abdomen (ultrasound of the abdominal organs)

  • Chest X-ray/CT-scan/MRI-scan for high risk patients

  • Colonoscopy 

  • Recommendations / initiation of further diagnostic measures or treatments if necessary

Cardiac & Cancer Prevention Checks can be combined to obtain a

Complete Health Check

Active Life / Sports Check-Up

 

Whether you are a passionate fan of physical exercise, running the marathon or just beginning your freshly revived love for sports, you must make sure that your physical effort is not putting you at risk for cardiao-vascular or pulmonary disease. 

Recent news of famous footballers dying of sudden cardiac arrest is surely concerning. 

 

The check-up includes:

  • Extensive history taking

  • Laboratory analysis

  • Blood pressure check

  • ECG

  • Stress Test ECG (tread mill test) with oxymetry

  • Echocardiography (Heart Ultrasound)

  • Sonography of the abdominal aorta (screening for aneurysm)

  • Sonography of the neck arteries (Carotids)

  • Pulmonary function test

  • Nutritional evaluation and recommendations.

  • Recommendations / initiation of further diagnostic measures or treatments if necessary

We offer package prices for some of our Check-Up plans. Please call and talk to Angela about it! 

 

All the above investigations can be performed in our practice, with the exception of X-ray procedures and colonoscopy.

The laboratory work is being executed by BIOMAR Marbella