Low-cost Screening for Peripheral Vascular Disease for Canton, Ohio, and Surrounding Communities
About 10 million Americans suffer from peripheral vascular disease (PVD), a group of conditions that affects the blood vessels outside the heart and brain. A leading cause of disability among individuals over 50 and in those with diabetes, PVD increases the risk of a potentially fatal stroke, blood clot, heart attack or aneurysm (rupture of a blood vessel).
Often referred to as a “silent killer,” PVD and its complications can strike without warning or symptoms. That’s why vascular screenings conducted by an accredited vascular laboratory are so important, especially for those over age 55 who have one or more of the following vascular disease risk factors:
- History of smoking
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure
- Family history of circulatory problems
Vascular Screening Program Low-cost Tests
The Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Screening and Carotid Artery Disease Screening are individually priced at $60 each.
All three tests can be obtained at a discounted price of $150. A physician prescription is not required.
Each screening test takes approximately 10 minutes to complete, and results will be reviewed by a qualified Mercy physician. You will receive a report within 15 days for follow-up with your attending physician.
If you are an AARP, Mercy Senior Friends or Golden Buckeye member, you will receive an additional 25 percent off any screening or package offer.
To schedule a vascular screening, call Mercy Central Scheduling at 330-489-1300. To learn more about screening program, call 330-489-1197.
The Mercy Medical Center Vascular Laboratory is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The lab is staffed by registered vascular technologists and equipped with state-of-the-art ultrasound and Doppler systems.