Vascular screenings

Did you know that early detection is the key to avoiding serious damage from vascular disease? That's why Spectrum Health offers free vascular screenings for high-risk patients. 

If you have at least two of the risk factors below, you're eligible for a free screening:

    Vascular risks Infograph
    • Diabetes
    • Age 60 or older
    • Hypertension
    • History of smoking
    • High cholesterol
    • Family history of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    • Family history of atherosclerosis before age 60

    Features of our free vascular screenings

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
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    This is an ultrasound of the abdomen to screen for bulging or widening of the aorta.

    Ankle-brachial index
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    A screening of the blood pressure in your arms and ankles that helps identify peripheral arterial disease (PAD), which can be linked to a greater risk of heart attack or stroke.

    Carotid artery screening
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    An ultrasound of the carotid arteries in the neck that screens for plaque buildup, which can be dangerous and cause a stroke.

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    Find an experienced vascular surgeon or call us to set up a free screening.