Ultrasound assessment of the carotid arteries that monitors for buildup of fatty plaque — one of the main motives of strokes.
Carotid Artery Screening (Plaque)
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening
Uses ultrasound and blood strain measurements to take a look at for peripheral arterial disorder (plaque build-up) in the decrease extremities.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ultrasound is used to display for the existence of an aneurysm (enlargement) in the belly aorta that ought to lead to a ruptured aortic artery.
A rapid and handy take a look at the use of EKG electrodes positioned on the hands and legs to discover the presence of an irregular heartbeat at the time of screening. Atrial fibrillation will increase the hazard of stroke by way of 5 times.
An ultrasound dimension of the shin bone to decide extraordinary bone mass density.