Prevention helps your heart!

What is the Cardiovascular Check-up for?

The Cardiovascular Check-up is a panel of tests for monitoring the health of the heart and preventing cardiovascular disease. The Check-up analyses the main coagulation parameters, the lipid profile and heart muscle function.

The Basic Cardiovascular Check-up contains the following tests: full blood countblood glucosetriglyceridesHDL, LDL and total cholesterol, fibrinogen, C-reactive protein and homocysteine.

The Cardiovascular Check-up Plus contains the following tests: full blood countblood glucosetriglycerides HDL, LDL and total cholesterol, apolipoprotein B, CK, CK-MB mass, LDH, D-dimer, C-reactive protein and NT-proBNP.

When is the Cardiovascular Check-up recommended?

The Cardiovascular Check-up is recommended:

  • for assessing the risk of cardiovascular ischaemia;
  • for assessing the risk of thromboembolism;
  • when heart failure is suspected;
  • when myocardial infarction is suspected.

How is the Cardiovascular Check-up carried out?

The Cardiovascular Check-up is carried out on a collection of venous blood.

Where is the Cardiovascular Check-up done?

The Cardiovascular Check-up can be carried out in all Lifebrain centres.