Early diagnosis of key individual risk factors is crucial for improved prevention of serious illness. Preventicum, London Centre of Preventive Medicine combines the very latest in radiation free medical technology with highly experienced doctors and '6-star' service to provide the most in-depth, full-body Check-Ups to individual and corporate clients.
A Preventicum Check-Up not only aims to diagnose existing conditions, it also enables us to evaluate key risk factors and develop a preventive strategy specifically tailored to your lifestyle. Our experienced doctors will interpret all examination results during your visit to the clinic. Any further tests or treatment will be arranged quickly and conveniently thanks to our links with a large network of specialists. Your results, including your MRI images will be available on the day of your Check-Up.
Preventicum began at the University Hospital in Essen, Germany and after years of research, the first clinic opened in Essen in June 2003 and has now carried out over 4,000 Check-Ups. Preventicum, London Centre of Preventive Medicine opened in West London in July 2005.
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After a detailed discussion with one of our doctors, a physical examination, comprehensive blood tests, ECG, stress test and ultrasound examinations are carried out. The centre-piece of the Check-Up is a unique, radiation-free Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan, which takes hundreds of images of the body without any known side-effects.
This highly innovative technology provides detailed images of the heart, blood vessels, brain, abdomen and colon. Preventicum doctors have in total more than 60 years’ health experience in the UK and Germany and hold specialist qualifications in many fields, including cardiology, radiology and general practice.
Our doctors’ experience lies in looking for the most common risk factors and diseases, as well as lesser-known conditions. Our health check is the application of a number of tests to detect potential disease or condition in an individual with no symptoms or signs.
At Preventicum we are looking for the following variety of health concerns in an individual
- Heart including the internal heart valves and the pumping power of the heart and any major scars on the heart muscle
- Major arteries of the body including significant narrowing or aneurysms (swellings that can eventually rupture causing serious problems and even death)
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Psychological health – looking for any gross signs or symptoms of:
- Significant stress
- Significant anxiety
- Significant depression
- Other mental illness
- Sleep apnoea
- Relationship health
- Job health
- Musculoskeletal health
- Sexual health
Including measurement of risk factors for future illnesses such as
- Cardiovascular disease
- Gall stones
- Stress related illness
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