DURATION OF THE PROCEDURES: 1–2 days
The World Health Organization recommends to carry out annual health examinations for preventive purposes at the age of 40, even if there are no complains or apparent health disorders. By obtaining information about the dynamics of important health indicators in a timely manner, it is possible to diagnose diseases in their early stage, and it is of a crucial importance in the process of recovery.
The aim of the programme: in clinical facilities to obtain complete and reliable information about the health condition of a patient and to study the risks of the potential diseases in a short period of time. On the basis of the medical examination and test results, diagnosis is stated and the respective specialist provides a consultation.
The programme includes:
- Initial health examination by an internist – the specialist of internal diseases – and preparation of the health examination schedule;
- General clinical and biochemical blood tests:
- Glucose and cholesterol level tests,
- Assessment of liver, kidney and thyroid gland functions;
- General urine and stool tests;
- Ultrasonography (USG) of abdominal organs, prostate (men) or both breast glands (women) and thyroid gland;
- Digital roentgenoscopy of lungs (Rtg);
- Electrocardiogram (ECG) with 12 leads: tracing and interpretation;
- Computer tomography (CT) of head or one section of the spine or magnetic resonance (MR);
- The concluding discussion with the medical practitioner-internist, during which the patient receives thorough explanations regarding the check-up results, as well as professional recommendations regarding treatment and preventive measures.