Navigation Links
Heart CT Scan Helps Find Coronary Artery Disease
Date:9/23/2008

A $199 Screening Offered at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Imaging Department at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, 2233 W. Division Street, is offering a Coronary Calcium CT Scan for the discounted fee of $199 during the months of October and November. A $500 value, this screening includes a Coronary Calcium CT Scan with a state-of-the-art 64-slice CT scanner, an electrocardiogram and measurement of blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol levels. The screening also includes a written report of results and follow-up, if needed, with a member of the hospital's Cardiology Department. The entire procedure takes about thirty minutes.

"A Coronary Calcium CT Scan is a non-invasive way of obtaining information about the location and extent of calcified plaque in the coronary arteries -- the vessels that supply oxygen-containing blood to the heart wall," says John Connolly, M.D., Radiology Department. "Many people with plaque deposits often do not have any symptoms. This simple test can provide an early warning of coronary artery disease before experiencing any cardiac symptoms." For more information or to register for an appointment, please call 877-RES-INFO (877-737-4636) or visit our website at http://www.smemc.reshealth.org/cardiac.

Heart Disease is the #1 cause of death and disability in the United States. In many cases, the first sign of heart disease may be a heart attack and possibly death. A Coronary Calcium CT Scan is especially recommended for women over 55 and men over 45 who have one or more risk factors such as a family history of heart disease, high cholesterol level, high blood pressure, high-stress lifestyle, no regular exercise program, obese, smoke, or have Diabetes. For more information on heart disease risk factors and interactive health quizzes on cholesterol and heart disease, visit our website at http://www.smemc.reshealth.org/cardiacsmemc.reshealth.org/cardiac.

Resurrection Health Care is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the health and well being of our communities throughout Chicagoland. Our comprehensive Catholic health care system includes hospitals, nursing homes, retirement communities, a surgery center, behavioral health services, medical office facilities, community clinics, a home health company and hospice services. Sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth and the Sisters of the Resurrection.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Resurrection Health Care
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems
2. Use of certain lipid measures not more effective in predicting coronary heart disease
3. Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients
4. Urban Smog Tough on Young Adults Hearts
5. Stanford study highlights cost-effective method of lowering heart disease risks
6. Vitamin Es lack of heart benefit linked to dosage
7. Drug That Lowers Resting Heart Rate Being Tested
8. Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk
9. Embryonic Stem Cells Repair Human Heart
10. U of M study: Early treatment can reverse heart damage
11. Embryonic Human Stem Cells May Help Repair Heart Muscle, Lab Study Shows
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/4/2016)... ... December 03, 2016 , ... While James Earl Jones is known for myriad ... a show called "Front Page". One of the forthcoming episodes examines mammogram techniques; a ... plummeted in large part due to early detection. Like any other disease, treatments have ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... ... December 04, 2016 , ... Patients ... can now take advantage of a cosmetic procedure known as Carbon Dioxide ... reduces the appearance of age spots, fine lines, uneven coloration, wrinkles, scarring, ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... Lori G. Cohen and Sara K. Thompson , ... American Conference Institute’s 21st Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference , taking place ... conference. , Cohen, who chairs the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... AL (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... from across the Dothan-Wiregrass Area in Alabama are expected to attend the UNCF ... Schmitz, will help provide scholarship funds for area students and operating support to ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... ... The annual time frame to change Medicare health and prescription drug coverage, known ... Medicare beneficiaries who are looking to switch from their current plan to a Medicare ... during this period order for their new policy to go into effect in 2017. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 ... "In Vitro Diagnostics/IVD Market by Product (Instruments, Reagents, ... Application (Diabetes, Oncology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases) - ... market is valued at USD 60.22 Billion in ... a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 ... Awards Committee honored excellence in research, development and innovation ... The gala dinner was held in the presence of ... the Russian Federation , Natalia Sanina, ... Mikhail Murashko , Head of Roszdravnadzor, National Service ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... RICHMOND, British Columbia , December 2, 2016 ... Produkt, den INSTI HIV-Selbsttest, bei den Mitgliedern des Apothekenbundes von Kenia eingeführt. ... ... INSTI HIV Self Test! (PRNewsFoto/bioLytical Laboratories) ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161201/444905 ) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: