How is a complete check up done?

On the first day screening comprises:

  • extensive haemogram based on the individual risk factors, containing tumour marker, analysis of stool and urine samples if requested. The blood analysis is carried out in our ultramodern and certified laboratory in Düsseldorf.

  • ultrasonography of the thyroid gland, cerebral blood-vessels, lymphatic glands, heart and thorax, abdominal organs, lower abdomen and vessels in the leg.
    You should schedule about 2 hours for this.
  • Ultrasound examination of the thyroid
    One in three patients suffer from thyroid nodules or thyroid inflammation that can lead to severe metabolic disorder and, in rare cases, cancer.

    more information: Sonography

    Ultrasound examination of the vessels supplying the brain
    Detection of vasoconstriction and vascular calcification, risk assessment of stroke and other vascular diseases

    more information: Doppler method

    Ultrasound examination of the lymph nodes
    (Early detection of cancer, particularly cancer of the blood, evidence of chronic infectious diseases)

    more information: Sonography

    Echokardiography
    Examination of cardiac force, heart valves, congenital heart disease, circulatory problems, blood pressure, stress, evidence of heart attacks and heart failure

    more information: echocardiogram

    Ultrasound examination of the abdominal organs
    Early detection of diseases of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, kidneys, spleen, abdominal vessels, stomach / intestine and urinary bladder with uterus / prostate

    more information: Sonography

    Ultrasound examination of the leg arteries
    Detection of circulatory disorders, risk assessment of vascular diseases, varicose vein investigation

    more information: Doppler method

    All ultrasound examinations are performed with the latest color-duplex ultrasound equipment by GE (General Electric), you can follow the examination on the patient monitor!

    On the second day, you should again schedule about 2 hours, examination then comprises:

    A stress ECG with oxygen measurement, for athletes with lactate measurements
    A digital recording of the pulmonary function test with lung volumes and respiratory abilities

    The check-up is rounded off by a detailed in-depth consultation discussing the results and giving personal advice concerning a healthier future way of living (including healthier diet and sporting activities).

    A written documentation of all results and recommendations will of course be handed out to you.