Health Screening Services
The Screening Doctor''s Consultation and Full Medical Examination Laboratory Tests X-rays and Electrocardiogram(ECG) Optional Tests
|The Executive Health Screening programme is a comprehensive medical examination designed to identify risk factors and early signs of major diseases such as heart disorders, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers. |
Early detection and prevention will ensure the best chance of a full recovery and years of continued good health.
The screening is conducted in quiet comfort with the personal attention of experienced medical and nursing staff. It consists of:
- The doctor’s consultation and medical examination
- Laboratory examinations of blood, urine and stool
- Chest and abdominal X-rays
- Resting 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Pap smear for women (optional)
A detailed personal, family and social history is taken during consultation to check your risk factors.
During the medical examination, the doctor will perform a thorough assessment of your heart, lungs and all major organ systems, including a breast examination for women.
Pelvic examination and a Pap smear for women can be included.
The Executive Health Screening programme offers detailed laboratory tests for:
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Coronary risk assessment of the heart
- Thyroid disease
- Bone disease
- Cancer markers
- Hepatitis A and B screening to assess immunity and detect carriers
- Screening for syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease
- Screening for rheumatoid arthritis, an auto-immune disease of joints
- Full blood count
- Urine and stool examination
Chest X-rays help in the early detection of diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer of the lung.
Abdominal X-rays screen for abdominal calcium deposits in the gallbladder and kidneys which may suggest stones in these organs.
Depending on your medical condition, the doctor may advise that you go for additional tests such as:
|Treadmill stress test||To assess your heart rhythm, detect blood pressure abnormalities and significant coronary artery disease|
|Ultrasound screening of the abdomen||To detect kidney, liver and gallbladder abnormalities|
|Mammogram||To detect early cancer of the breast|
|Gastroscopy||To check for abnormalities in the stomach and oesophagus|
|Colonoscopy||To screen for cancer and other abnormalities in the large intestines|
|Spirometry||To evaluate diseases such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and other lung disorders|
|Audiogram||To assess your range of hearing|
|Tonometry||To check for glaucoma in your eyes, by measuring your eyeball pressure|
|Bone mineral densitometry||To determine risk of osteoporosis ("brittle bone disease")|