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Hospital to conduct vascular screenings on Mondays, starting Feb. 11

New Britain [February 05 2008] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut Vascular Center will conduct vascular screenings from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, starting Feb. 11, by appointment only, at the New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St.

The $50 screening fee, not covered by health insurance, covers abdominal aorta and carotid artery ultrasounds; an ABI (Ankle Brachial Index) screening; registered nurse consultation; and a hard-copy report sent to the primary care physician. An R.N. and a registered sonographer will conduct the tests.

To schedule a screening, call the Vascular Center at (860) 224-5193, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Blockages or bulges in blood vessels can be deadly, but vascular conditions don’t always have symptoms. These painless, non-invasive tests can check for abdominal aortic aneurysms and peripheral vascular and carotid artery diseases.

Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900, ext. 6507

HCC Corporate Communications
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