Cardiovascular Screenings in San Diego

Heart disease ranks as the leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 83 million people currently live with cardiovascular disease, including the after-effects of heart attack or stroke.

Screenings Offer Early Detection

You can reduce your risk and improve your quality of life with early detection. Simple, painless cardiovascular screenings save lives. Get screened today at Tri-City Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Health Institute (CVHI) in San Diego’s North County.

Screenings in Your Neighborhood

You’ll also find us in your neighborhoods and at community events throughout the region delivering heart-healthy educational programs and screenings. During the year, CVHI offers many heart and vascular screening opportunities at businesses and other locations in San Diego’s North County. You’re welcome to participate, no matter what your age or fitness level. Check our calendar of events to find topics and locations near you.

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Know Your Heart Disease Risk Factors

You may have an increased chance of developing heart disease if you are over age 35 and have even one of these risk factors:

  • Family history of cardiovascular disease
  • Shortness of breath, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, light-headedness, dizziness or loss of consciousness
  • Previous heart attack or stroke
  • Heart murmur diagnosis
  • Alcohol dependence
  • High blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol
  • Sleep apnea
  • Chronic lung condition
  • Smoking habit
  • Excess weight

Women’s Heart Health

heart-infographicWomen’s hearts need extra attention. Eight million American women currently live with heart disease. Women are twice as likely as men to die after experiencing a heart attack. In addition, 64 percent of women who show no symptoms at all will die suddenly from a coronary event. Use our women’s heart health infographic to understand your risk factors and learn how to prevent heart disease.

How You Benefit from Cardiovascular Screening at CVHI

When you complete a cardiovascular screening at the Cardiovascular Health Institute, you get:

  • A clear picture of your heart health
  • An accurate assessment of your chances for developing heart disease
  • Education about the appropriate steps you can take to decrease your risk of having a heart attack or stroke

Why wait? Choose from one or more of the following services and request an appointment for your screening today.

Comprehensive Heart Risk Assessment: $85*

This screening package helps the cardiac professionals at CVHI understand your current state of heart health and provides a baseline measurement for additional screening options. The comprehensive assessment includes:

  • Lipid profile (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides and glucose)
  • Personalized cardiac risk profile
  • Private 45-minute heart-healthy nutrition and exercise consultation with a cardiac nurse
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG) measuring 12 key points
  • Blood pressure and heart rate
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) / Basic Metabolic Rate (BMR)
  • Physician referral, as needed

*Price reflects discount for cash payment at time of service.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Screening: $95*

The top killer in the United States, sudden cardiac arrest strikes 450,000 people every year. A comprehensive cardiac screening can alert you to the risks. Screening includes:

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG)
  • Echocardiogram (ECHO)

*Price reflects discount for cash payment at time of service.

Comprehensive Heart Risk Assessment + Coronary Artery Calcium Screening: $225*

Because ruptured plaque has been found to cause 90 percent of all heart attacks, the American Heart Association and leading researchers now recommend coronary artery calcium screenings as a tool to predict cardiovascular disease. This painless screening identifies the location and extent of calcified plaque in coronary arteries with minimal radiation exposure. At Tri-City Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Health Institute, your calcium scoring screening includes:

  • All the components of the Comprehensive Heart Risk Assessment shown above
  • Ultrafast Computed Tomography (CT) Coronary Calcium Screening

*Price reflects discount for cash payment at time of service.

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Vascular Screening: $95*

This screening tests for fatty deposits in the arteries that indicate the potential for peripheral and carotid artery disease with a risk for stroke. Screening includes:

  • Carotid artery ultrasound – Reveals stroke-causing plaque
  • Abdominal aortic ultrasound – Identifies aneurysm
  • Ankle-brachial index (ABI) – Detects peripheral artery disease
  • Consultation with a cardiac nurse at the time of screening to discuss your results

*Price reflects discount for cash payment at time of service.