Essential Health Evaluation

Essential Preventive Health evaluation includes recommended check-ups and examinations, optionally also with an examination by an occupational medicine specialist.

It is performed on Thursday afternoons in our unit in Ljubljana. The program ends in the evening and takes place according to a carefully planned schedule,
which we will inform you upon arrival at our center.

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Essential Preventive Health Evaluation consists of the following tests and examinations:

A comprehensive internistic treatment

A comprehensive internistic treatment involves the introductory specialist internist examination with a review of medical history and medical status. It also includes anthropometric measurements and the final consultation with the analysis and interpretation of the findings, as well as an assessment of the risk of developing a disease. with an extensive written opinion.

Comprehensive laboratory tests

With the laboratory analysis we define the complete blood count, the functioning of the liver, kidneys, pancreas and thyroid, and evaluate the electrolyte balance, as well as the levels of iron, glucose and cholesterol in the blood.

BLOOD ANALYSIS: sample collection, haemogram with a differential blood count, sedimentation, hepatogram – liver condition indicators (AST, ALT, GGT, AF, bilirubin), electrolytes in blood (potassium, sodium, chlorine, calcium, phosphorus), kidney condition indicators (urea, creatinine, uric acid), pancreas tests (amylase, lipase), blood sugar – glucose, lipid profile – blood fats (cholesterols, HDL, LDL, triglycerides), CK, LDH, iron, TIBC, proteins, albumins, prothrombin time, INR, thyroid hormone – TSH, vitamin D, PSA (men).

URINE ANALYSIS: basic analysis and sediment.

Ultrasound of abdominal organs

Examination of the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, large abdominal vessels, urinary tract, prostate and reproductive organs.

Urological examination and diagnostics - males

Examination of the urinary tract:

  • Specialist urological examination,
  • Rectal examination of the prostate,
  • Uroflow: measuring the flow of urine,
  • PSA-analysis: analysis of the prostate-specific antigen, which is determined by blood sampling.

Prostate problems are often a cumbersome companion of men after the age of 40, regardless of whether the enlargement is benign or cancerous. With clinical examination, laboratory tests and a functional examination which measures the flow of urine, we can determine the right time for treatment.

Cardiological examination and diagnostics

A cardiovascular examination includes:

  • Examination by a cardiology specialist
  • Recording and inspection of an ECG: basic test in cardiology, which assesses the heart rhythm and function of the heart muscle.
  • Spirometry: measurement of lung volumes and pulmonary function assessment. The exam test helps to differentiate the symptoms of pulmonary and cardiac diseases.
  • Exercise stress test on a treadmill: it assesses the capacity of the cardiovascular system and determines heart function during exercise.
  • Ultrasound examination of the heart: a test which identifies any changes in the valves, heart muscle thickening, chamber enlargement, etc.
  • Ultrasound examination of the carotid arteries: the examination allows us to assess the early signs of atherosclerosis (hardening) of blood vessels.

POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL EXAMINATIONS

Other frequent additional examinations and procedures, that can be included to the preventive examination at your request and must be ordered in advance:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Breathing test for the detection of HP bacteria (no esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Specialist dermatological examination (with the examination of moles or without)
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Ultrasound of soft cervical tissue (thyroid, lymph nodes, pancreas)
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Gynaecological examination using an ultrasound and PAP test
  • Tumor markers (women) – CEA (large bowel and other organs), Ca 19-9 (pancreas, gall bladder, stomach), Ca 125 (ovaries), Ca 15-3 (breasts)
  • Tumor markers (men) – CEA (large bowel and other organs), Ca 19-9 (pancreas, gall bladder, stomach)
  • Occupational medicine: sight, hearing, certificate (in Bled in cooperation with Zdravstveni dom Bled)
  • Medical care – 1x full-day (when carried out in Bled)
  • Translation of the diagnosis of the preventive examination, 22% VAT included

These possible additional examinations are not included in the total cost of the preventive examination.

  • Women: 690.00 €

Under the Slovenian ZDDV-1 Act the VAT (Value Added Tax) is not charged for medical services.

Additional questions and making an appointment:

Vanja Vozelj

+386 (0)4 579 82 93
vanja.vozelj@dc-bled.si

Frequently asked questions

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Where is essential health examination performed?

The essential health examination is done on Thursday afternoon in our unit in Ljubljana.

The essential health examination is done on Thursday afternoon in our unit in Ljubljana. The examination ends in the evening and is carried out according to a schedule that you get upon arrival to our center.

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Where is essential health examination performed?

The essential health examination is done on Thursday afternoon in our unit in Ljubljana.

The essential health examination is done on Thursday afternoon in our unit in Ljubljana. The examination ends in the evening and is carried out according to a schedule that you get upon arrival to our center.

Parking

Where to park (Bled, Ljubljana, Novo mesto)?

In Bled, parking immediately in front of the Centre is generally not possible due to the small number of available parking spaces. As a result, patients are instead invited to use the public car parks throughout Bled.

In case of visits exceeding two hours, patients may take advantage of the car park offering unlimited parking for a single fee. The nearest car park offering unlimited parking based on a single fee is located by the cemetery or school in Seliška cesta (road). Parking fee required.

In Ljubljana, parking is possible in the immediate vicinity of the Centre, namely inside the Kapitelj multi-storey car park with direct access to the Centre via the lift, making the car parking wheelchair accessible.

Parking fee required.

In Novo mesto, patients are invited to take advantage of the car park alongside the Novo mesto medical facility.

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