Prevention is one of the basic constants in what we offer at HCB.

Therefore, this unit relies on the Internal Medicine and Radio diagnostics team to organize the centre’s main specialists around check-ups and health checks which are totally adapted to the patient’s needs.

Guía de emergencia detección rápida infarto e ICTUS

For the patient’s convenience, HCB has designed a preferential circuit for carrying out all the necessary tests in the same place and on the same day, constantly accompanied by the centre’s staff and by an interpreter if necessary.

General evaluation of the state of health

A specialist in Internal Medicine will carry out a general evaluation of the patient’s state of health and will determine, according to the results, whether it is necessary to carry out any specific tests or whether an evaluation should be done by another specialist.

 

  • Anamnesis and complete examination looking for symptoms or leading signs.
  • Evaluation of family and personal history which might place the patient at risk from a particular illness.
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Vascular Age Calculation.
  • Early detection of colon cancer using a hidden blood in stool test (over 50s or family history) y and Prostate cancer (over 40s) testing for PSA in blood.
  • Weight, build, Arterial Pressure in both arms, abdominal perimeter, capillary O2 saturation.
  • Blood Analysis: Complete haemogram, VSG, Glucose, renal and hepatic function, ions, proteins, albumin, uric acid, iron profile, lipid profile, TSH, PSA for men.
  • Urine analysis: elemental and sedimentary.
  • Electrocardiogram.
  • Thorax X-Ray.
  • Spirometry test.
  • Abdominal Ultrasound.
  • Internal Medicine consultation

 

A full report with advice once all the results have been obtained.

This can be sent by email or can be collected in person for a better explanation of the results

The patient will be accompanied by a member of staff, or interpreters if necessary, while the check-up is being carried out.

Cardiovascular check-up

Evaluation of symptoms by an Internal medicine specialist.

  • Full cardiovascular examination:
    • Cardiac auscultation and for vascular murmur
    • Arterial pressure in bath arms
    • Measurement of the abdominal perimeter
    • Calculation of Body Mass Ratio
    • Measurement of ankle-arm ratio using arterial Doppler
  • Thorax X-Ray
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram
  • Blood Analysis (haemogram, glucose, glycosylated haemoglobin; renal profile: creatinine, urea, Na+, K+; lipid profile: total cholesterol, HDL-col, LDL-col, triglycerides; Uric acid, Calcium, albumin, TSH; hepatic profile: AST, ALT, GGT)
  • Urine Analysis (Elemental and sedimentary; albumin/creatinine ratio)

Cardiology check-up

Evaluation by a cardiologist (2 consultations)

  • Blood Analysis (haemogram, glucose glycosylated haemoglobin; renal profile: creatinine, urea, Na+, K+; lipid profile: total cholesterol, HDL-col, LDL-col, triglycerides; Uric acid, Calcium, albumin, TSH; hepatic profile: AST, ALT, GGT)
  • Thorax X-Ray
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram
  • Stress test

Cancer check-up

  • Check-up for men using bodyscan
  • Check-up for women using bodyscan
  • Check-up for men using PET TAC
  • Check-up for women using PET TAC

Other check-ups

Urology Check-ups

Gynaecological Check-ups

Digestive Check-ups

Specialists

  Internal Medicine

Dr. José María Ferro Mosquera