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Maintaining Health Through the KUIMS Hospital Health Examination Program Package

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Health is a single most important thing in life, which is why it should always be our top priority to look after. Maintaining health can be done in various ways, such as controlling food intake, exercising regularly, adequate sleep, vitamins, and so on.

Unfortunately, many people don’t put enough care on their health. Often, they don’t even know they have a disease until it’s too late, which is when curable disease has eaten too much of your body that now it has become fatal. According to Research UK, almost half of people who get cancer are diagnosed late, which makes treatment less likely to succeed and reduces their chances of survival.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke strikes nearly 800,000 Americans each year and killing 140,000, which does not have to be that way.

Which is why it is important to carry out periodic health checks.

KUIMS Hospital has a variety of health screening program packages for different patient characteristics. Some of them includes Basic Program, Plus Program, Cancer Screening, Premium Program, and Overnight Program.

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You don’t need to wait long for the result. All result of your health examination can be accepted within 48 hours.

The Basic Program has 14 types of health checks. This basic program is intended for patients aged 20 to 30 years. This program is right for someone who plans to make this as a first step to conduct further medical check-up at a later time. The price for this health check is 770,000 KRW or 45,667.85RUB for men and 825,000 KRW or 48,929.84RUB for women.

Basic Program include an examination of body composition analysis to check a person’s obesity level, a blood test to detect your blood flow and thrombocyte conditions, cholesterol levels, liver and kidney function, diabetes, rheumatism, hepatitis A, B, and C, syphilis and AIDS.

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In addition, The Basic Program also includes a urine test, fecal examination which includes occult and parasitic blood tests, audiometry tests, eye examinations that include vision, pulmonary examination (a disease involving respiratory tract) which includes chest X-ray and lung function, fundoscopy and examination eyeball pressure, endocrine examination which includes blood tests for thyroid function and bone densitometry, examination of heart and blood vessels that includes EKG and pulse rate, examination of digestive organs that can detect symptoms of tumor of the liver, colon, pancreas and bile duct, gastroscopy (examination of the stomach through an endoscope inserted by mouth) and abdominal sonography.

Basic Program also includes test that are aimed at gender specialization. Special health checks for women includes ovarian, breast tumors and cervical cancer examination. While men’s special health checks includes symptoms of prostate tumors check. There area also selected health checks that you can choose as an additional option to do health check. Thyroid ultrasound examination, carotid ultrasonography or prostate ultrasonography for men. Breast ultrasonography and gynecological ultrasonography (examination of female reproductive system) for women.

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Plus Program is a health screening package intended for patients aged 40 to 50 years. This package is intended for people who have entered the early age of elderly to check their health and find out if they have any untreated diseases. The price to carry out this health check-up program is 1,320,000 KRW orĀ 78,338.20RUB for men and 1,485,000 KRW or 88,130.48 RUB for women.

In general, this program is similar to Basic Program, but with several additions to health test services that are appropriate for older patients.

The Pulonology examination service includes additional service which is Lo-Dose chest CT scan.

Endoctrine examination services includes additional service which is thyroid ultrasonography.

Cardiovascular test includes additional coronary (heart) scan.

Digestive organ examination includes additional colonoscopy, which is examination to find out abnormalities in the large intestine (colon).

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Furthermore, unlike Basic Program, patients in Plus Program can choose all of the special services for gender specialization. The program also has additional service like breast ultrasonography, gynecological ultrasonography and HPV examination (the virus which causes emergence of cervical cancer in women’s cervix). It also has one additional service for health screening program which is prostate ultrasonography for male patients and carotid ultrasonography for female patients.

Furthermore, unlike Basic Program, patients in Plus Program can choose all of the special services for gender specialization. The program also has additional service like breast ultrasonography, gynecological ultrasonographyand HPV examination (the virus which causes emergence of cervical cancer in women’s cervix). It also has one additional service for health screening program which is prostate ultrasonography for male patients and carotid ultrasonography for female patients.

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Cancer Screening Program is aimed for patients whose family has history of cancer, which will make the patient more susceptible to cancer. The cost of this program is 1,980,000 KRW or 117,506 RUB for men and 2,090,000 KRW or 124,034 RUB for women.

This program is also similar to previous programs with added sputum cytology (testing sputum samples to determine the presence of a disease or abnormality in lungs) in pulmonary examination. For cardiovascular examination, patients who want to get checked only need an EKG check-up.

Digestive organs examination has additional services which are CT scan performed on abdomen and pelvis, and cerebrovascular examination (vascular disease in brain) through brain MRI and special examinations that include urine cytology.

Premium Program is designed for patients who want to do a deeper and more complete health check than what’s available in previous packages. The price for this program is 2,530,000 KRW or 150,320 RUB for men and 2,833,000 KRW or 158,400 RUB for women.

Premium Program is quite similar to Plus Program, except there are more types of health test that you can do.

Cardiovascular examination services has examination of echocardiography disease evaluation.

Examination of digestive organs has additional CT scan service performed in abdomen and pelvis.

Women and men service has same offers as Plus Programs and Cancer Screening Program. Men can choose both services instead of choosing one of them.

Cerebrovascular examination has two additional health services besides MRI. They are MRA and ultrasonography and carotid.

Choise Services for both men and women is colonoscopy and echiardiography.

Lastly, KUIMS has Overnight Program, which has the most special screening services available at KUIMS Hospital. You get the best services among them while spending only 2 days and 1 night to do your health check.

You can save time not worrying about taking care of the processes you undergo. You will also stay in comfortable VIP room. The services overall is similar to Plus Program except you can do all the health checks of urinary cytology and PET/CT that are done throughout the body.

 

 

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