Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center will host the Bryan Health Mobile Screening Services truck on Tuesday, November 30 from 5-7 PM and on Wednesday, December 1 from 8 AM-Noon. Appointments can be made by contacting Michaela Bissonette at (308) 872-4124.
Atrial Fibrillation Screening
Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart arrhythmia, affecting 2.7 million Americans. Anyone is eligible. Cost: $10
To be eligible for the following studies you must be at least 65 years old or age 55 with certain personal risk factors or family history. Please discuss your eligibility with Michaela Bissonette at (308) 872-4124.
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening
A painless, non-invasive test called the anklebrachial index (ABI)compares the blood pressure in the ankles to the blood pressure in the arms to determine how well blood is flowing. Cost: $20
Abdominal Aortic Ultrasound Screening
This painless, non-invasive screening detect the presence of an aneurysm in the abdominal aorta (4hr. fast required). Cost: $40
Carotid Artery Ultrasound Screening
This painless, non-invasive screening detects plaque deposits in the carotid arteries. These plaque deposits are a leading risk factor for stroke. Cost $40