Our Screening and Testing Services

Ascend Imaging brings you the best vascular and heart health check screening in the state of Michigan, partnering with Advanced Screening & Wellness – saving lives and helping to prevent heart disease and stroke for over 25 years! Trusted by Hospitals, Physicians and Patients for the most advanced State of the Art testing and bloodwork available.

Example screening displays:

  • Carotid Artery Visualized with Duplex Ultrasound
  • Gold Standard for Stroke/Heart Risk
  • Visualizes and Measures Blood Flow

Cleerly Coronary scan

The Cleerly Coronary scan comprehensive evaluation of coronary artery disease aims to drastically improve the identification of at-risk patients for early treatment and prevention of heart attacks in a cost-effective manner. We produce the scans for the Cleerly Coronary assessment. For more information, please visit www.cleerlyhealth.com.

Carotid Artery Scan (Stroke Screening)

High Blood Pressure? Family History of Stroke? High Cholesterol Levels? All are indications to receive this test.

Utilizes ultrasound imaging to look into the artery for possible blockage. Each year 700,000 Americans have a stroke, the country’s leading cause of disability and the third leading cause of death. Eighty-eight percent of strokes are ischemic, in which blood flow to the brain is blocked.

Abdominal Aorta Scan(Aneurysm Screening)

High Blood Pressure or Family History of Aneurysm are excellent reasons to take this test.

Utilizes ultrasound imaging to measure the aorta for a possible aneurysm – an abnormal enlargement of the main artery in the abdomen.

Leg Circulation Screen (ABI)

Smoking, Arthrosclerosis risk, Obesity, Diabetes, poor circulation in the legs, Cold feet are indications to run this excellent test. Also is a major marker test for Heart Attack Risk.

Utilizes Doppler ultrasound to determine possible blockages in the main arteries of the legs. An Ankle Brachial Indice is obtained to screen for possible peripheral arterial disease.

Heart Scan

High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Shortness of Breath, Obesity, Family History of Heart Disease mark good reasons to take this test.

Utilizes ultrasound imaging (echocardiogram) to evaluate the heart muscle, size, chambers and valves. Screens for possible:

  • Valvular disease
  • Wall motion abnormality
  • Enlargement
  • Damage from high blood pressure
  • Abnormal fluid
  • Congenital defects