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  • General Medical Checkup:

    A detailed consultation with the doctor where medical history is noted & general physical examination is done
  • Laboratory Work:

    Blood and urine tests in the laboratory detect any disturbances in the chemical levels in your body. Several tests are done, each for its specific purpose:
    • Haemogram :

      For detailed assessment of vital parameters of blood.
    • Urine Test (Routine & Micro):

      For detecting infections or any other abnormality in the kidneys and urinary tract.
    • Blood Sugar (Fasting & Post Meal):

      For detecting blood sugar levels. Essential in detecting diabetes.
    • HbA1C:

      Glycated hemoglobin is a form of hemoglobin that is measured primarily to identify the three month average plasma glucose concentration. The test is limited to a three month average because the life span of a red blood cell is three months.
    • Blood Urea & Serum Creatinine:

      For assessing the performance of the kidneys.
    • SGPT, SGOT, Serum Bilirubin:

      For assessing the performance of the liver.
    • Lipid Profile:

      For analysis of the good and bad cholesterol levels in the blood as they are a good indicator for the condition of your heart.
    • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) :

      For assessing the functioning of thyroid gland.
    • Australia Antigen:

      For detecting the presence of Hepatitis B.
    • Vitamin B 12:

      For assessing the levels as its deficiency can lead to abnormal functioning of the brain, nervous systems and in the formation of blood.
    • Vitamin D3:

      The major role of vitamin D is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus.
    • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA - for men above 45 years):

      For assessing protein produced by prostate gland, which may get elevated in blood due to cancer cells and enlarged or inflamed prostate glands in men. Early detection leads to appropriate and timely treatment.
    • Stool Examination:

      A stool analysis is a series of tests done on a stool (feces) sample to help diagnose certain conditions affecting the digestive tract. These conditions can include infection (such as from parasites, viruses, or bacteria), poor nutrient absorption.
  • Chest X-Ray :

    A simple procedure that scans the lungs and heart for diseases or irregularities.
  • Electro Cardiogram (ECG):

    Simple painless test that records heart’s electrical activity and monitors it’s functioning.
  • 2D Echo Cardiography :

    It is a detailed analysis of the heart on various parameters such as valves, heart chambers, cardiac capacity, congenital defects etc.
  • Total Body Fat Percentage / BMI :

    It gives you the percentage of fat present in your body. An analysis of this is helpful in determining obesity level.
  • Gynaecology Consultation:

    A consultation for women regarding contraception, conception and pregnancy.
  • Ultrasonography of Abdomen & Pelvis:

    This helps to determine the abnormal condition of abdominal organs & detect stones and inflammation of the liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas and kidneys.
  • Pap Smear:

    Critical in detection of cervical cancer, which is completely curable if detected early. Pap Smear is done to obtain complete evaluation of the pelvic area.
  • Pulmonary Lung Function:

    Breathing exercises that check lung capacity during inhalation and exhalation.
  • Mammography:

    A mammography exam, called a mammogram, aids in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women.
  • Sono-Mammography:

    Conducted to detect and diagnose any lumps in the breasts, which could be cancerous.
  • Ophthalmology:

    A routine eye checkup to check vision and health of the eyes.
  • Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD):

    Helps in assessing bone loss (Osteoporosis), which is the main reason for fragile bones that fracture easily.
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan:

    Noninvasive method of detecting a range of ailments with high accuracy, reliability and speed using x-rays.
    • CT Calcium Scoring:

      A non-invasive procedure to obtain information about the presence, location and extent of calcified plaque in the coronary arteries due to a build-up of fat or other substances.
    • CT Coronary Angiography (Heart):

      A noninvasive test where pictures of the heart are taken in quick succession (0.4 seconds) and use them to construct a 3-D image. It pin-points blockages of the vessels, if any.
  • Carotid Doppler - (Carotid Artery Bifurcation Screening):

    Carotid artery that carries blood to brain gets narrowed due to plague formation. This screening helps in detecting such obstruction and can prevent complication such as stroke.
  • Doctor's Counselling :

    A final assessment of all your test reports by an experienced doctor. The doctor will give you a detailed analysis of your test results and suggest corrective measures as needed.

Notes :

  • The CT angiography test listed in the Indus Optima package is recommended for people above the age of 35 years.
  • CT scanning is not recommended for pregnant and nursing women and will not be done.
  • Some of the tests will not be conducted if the person reports any medical contraindications or has a known history of allergy to certain dyes being used in some tests.
  • Chest x-ray may not be done on women who have missed their menstrual period because radiation can be harmful to the fetus in the first trimester and pregnancy is unlikely to be detected before 5 weeks of gestational age.
  • If the customer refuses to undergo certain tests for any reason whatsoever, then these tests will not be done again and are nontransferable.

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