20-Minute Preventative Screenings Promote Vascular Health
Glenwood Regional Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute is celebrating the five year anniversary their cutting-edge wellness program, AngioScreen, which mobilizes revolutionary vascular screening technology and services for communities throughout North Louisiana. With the AngioScreen coach, mobile screenings can be brought to the residents of Ouachita Parish and beyond, providing immediate information about vascular health- including circulation, risk of heart disease, stroke and abdominal aorta aneurysm.
According to Harry Donias, MD, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at Glenwood Heart & Vascular Institute, “It’s very important that people take a closer look at their vascular health. It’s the leading cause of death in America and is extremely prevalent in Louisiana. Screenings are cost effective and can help prevent catastrophic problems like stroke, ruptured aneurysms and death.”
Since its inception in 2012, Glenwood’s AngioScreen program has detected:
- 3,644: Carotid artery blockages
- 259: Blockages over 50%
- 302: Mild to severe PAD blockages
- 100: Abnormal heart rhythms
- 48: Abnormal aortas
In honor of this milestone, Glenwood is offering 5-year anniverary discount pricing available on these six screening event dates:
Glenwood’s 2017 AngioScreen events are open to the general public. To schedule an appointment, or for more information, call 1-877-726-WELL.
About Glenwood Regional Medical Center
Glenwood Regional Medical Center is a 278-bed, state-of-the-art hospital located in West Monroe, Louisiana. Glenwood offers comprehensive healthcare services, including emergency care, heart care, advanced surgical procedures, diagnostic imaging, maternity care, rehabilitation, and help for a broad range of medical conditions. Glenwood is the only full-service hospital in West Monroe. Over the years Glenwood Regional Medical Center has been a leader in bringing the latest technological innovations to the residents of Ouachita Parish.