Golden, Malliotakis to host free Heart and Stroke ScreeningsDistrict Office
Screenings will include free:
1. Echocardiogram-A test that uses sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart. It shows the function, size, shape and movement of the heart muscle and valves.
2. Carotid Ultrasound- Screen for blockage or narrowing of the carotid artery, which if present can increase risk of stroke.
3. Ankle-Brachial Index- Diagnosis PAD. Individuals with high Ankle-brachial index are more likely to have a heart attack.
4. Thyroid Ultrasound-This test identifies and monitors the growth of nodules that could be cancerous.
Call 718-238-6044 for an appointment.