Life Line Screening at St. Catherine of Siena, Kansas City, KSFebruary 23, 2018, 9:00amSaint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church-Kansas City, MOSt. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Kansas City, MO will host a Life Line Screening community health event on Friday, February 23, 2018. Screenings will look for signs of disease that can lead to stroke, heart attack or bone fracture.
Screenings are fast, painless and affordable. The screenings tests are performed by experienced professional sonographers using sophisticated Doppler ultrasound technology. A board certified physician registered in your state reviews all results before they are sent to individual screening participants in about 21 days. Our mission is to make people aware of an undetected health problem that are difficult to detect in routine check-ups.
______________________________________________________ Life Line Screening vascular screenings scan for potential health problems related to:
Carotid Artery/Stroke - non-invasive ultrasound screening which detects plaque build-up in the major arteries in the neck, which is the leading cause of stroke, and is typically without any symptoms.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) – non-invasive ultrasound screening to detect an enlargement of the abdominal aorta, the largest artery in the body.
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) – non-invasive Ankle-Brachial Index calculation to screen for lower extremity vascular disease, which is a significant risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) – non-invasive lim-lead EKG to screen for common heart arrhythmia, which increases the risk of stroke 5-fold.
Vascular screening packages start at $139. A single vascular screening costs around $70.