As part of your comprehensive examination you will receive an ultrasound measurement of your carotid artery intima media thickness (CIMT) During this examination, certain abnormalities may be noted on your thyroid or in your carotid arteries that your physician may wish to further evaluate with additional ultrasound studies performed by the sonographer. Also, you may be due for one time abdominal aortic aneurysm screening due to age (over 65) or certain risk factors (such as family history Additional ultrasound studies performed to better evaluate abnormalities or as indicated may include:
abdominal aortic aneurysm screen (if indicated)
Ultrasound does not involve radiation and there is no radiation exposure with these studies. If you have questions about these ultrasound studies, please feel free to discuss with your physician or your nurse
With your signed permission, the necessary studies will be done and if needed the images will be electronically transmitted to a radiologist for interpretation and report. This report will be sent to your executive exam physician and discussed with you. Copies of the report can be sent to your personal
There will be no additional charges to you or your company for these additional examinations and no
claim will be submitted to your insurance company.
I do give permission to Health by Design to perform the studies requested by my comprehensive exam physician. I understand the ultrasound tests and the reasons they may be
I do not give permission to Health by Design to perform the studies requested by my