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Heart and Vascular Screening

Whether you’re healthy, at risk of, or already have heart disease, our comprehensive cardiac and vascular screening program gives you the information you need to stay healthy.

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Heart Health Screening

Are you at risk for heart disease? PinnacleHealth offers a comprehensive screening program to monitor blood pressure, cholesterol and other risk factors.  According to the American Heart Association, regular screening for heart disease risk should begin at age 20.


Tests include:

  • Blood pressure
  • Body mass index
  • Waist circumference
  • Pulse
  • Cholesterol profile — including HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose

More frequent screenings are needed by people at higher risk, including those who:

  • Are between ages 35 – 70 (men) and 40 – 70 (women)
  • Smoke
  • Don’t exercise
  • Have uncontrolled stress
  • Are diabetic
  • Have high blood pressure (above 140/90)
  • Have high cholesterol
  • Are at least 10 pounds overweight
  • Women who are postmenopausal women and not on estrogen replacement therapy
  • Have a family history of high cholesterol, heart disease or high blood pressure

Coronary Calcium Scoring Screening

Using low-dose CT technology, this screening test detects calcified plaque in the coronary arteries

Vascular Screening

Ask your doctor today if a vascular screening is right for you. Find out if you are at risk for cardiovascular disease or stroke and learn what you can do to improve your heart health.

Screenings we offer include:
  • Carotid artery screening
  • Abdominal aorta screening
  • Ankle/Brachial index