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"AI analysis for whole brain"

"World's First Big Data Dementia Analysis"

CVIC's original cardiac checkup option that allows you to check for arrhythmia and apnea at the same time.
A test that could not be performed easily uses the world's smallest heart rate monitor for three days.This is an innovative test that can measure these risk trends by wearing the device continuously before and after the test.

Wearing the world's smallest heart rate monitor

The heart rate interval will be recorded for about 3 consecutive days.

(You can put it on and take it off yourself, and it's very small and light, so you can monitor your trends such as arrhythmia and apnea by recording your usual heartbeat intervals without any restrictions on your daily life or exercise.) became.
​ (This is a heartbeat interval measurement that can only be provided as an optional test at our hospital's dock.)

​Once the heart rate interval measurement is complete, please remove it yourself and return it with the included return kit along with your heart rate monitor and daily life records, and it will be analyzed at the analysis center. The report will be delivered to you in the same way as the CVIC dock inspection report.

Product/Service by Susumu Mori

Professor, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Director, High-Resolution MRI Center, Johns Hopkins University Director, Brain Imaging Center, Johns Hopkins University

[Sleep apnea syndrome (SAS)]

Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: risks that cannot be ignored

 

Sleep apnea is a disease in which breathing stops many times during sleep, reducing the quality of sleep. There are three types of apnea: obstructive, central, and mixed. Obstructive apnea is mainly caused by obstruction of the airway due to obesity, a short or thick neck, a small jaw, etc. The main symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness, headaches, fatigue, and frequent urination at night. Pay particular attention to daytime sleepiness, as it can cause drowsy driving.

Sleep apnea is closely related to cardiovascular disease. It is said to often cause high blood pressure, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia such as atrial fibrillation, stroke, and sudden death. In particular, it has been reported that approximately 30% of patients with high blood pressure and approximately 80% of patients with treatment-resistant hypertension have a 3.3 times higher risk of developing a stroke in severe cases.

It places a strain on various organs in the body, such as the heart and brain, and can be life-threatening, so it is important to find and treat it early. Diagnosis is made through home tests and precise standard polysomnography, and the main treatment method is continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). This is a treatment that uses positive air pressure to open the airways when breathing, and is very effective for some patients.

Sleep apnea reduces quality of life and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, and is a disease that requires proper diagnosis and treatment. We recommend this screening test if you or someone around you exhibits these symptoms in your daily life.

[Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)]

Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: risks that cannot be ignored


Sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) is a disease that threatens patients' nighttime sleep, and obstructive apnea (OSA), which obstructs the upper airway, is particularly common. In OSA, the upper airway becomes narrow due to fatty deposits around the neck and throat, enlarged tonsils, the base of the tongue, uvula, and soft palate (the soft part at the back of the upper wall of the mouth), making it easier for the airway to become obstructed. .

Upper airway narrowing is closely related to the size of the skeleton and the amount of tissue present within it. For example, if you have a larger skeleton, your upper airway is less likely to become narrowed even if you gain weight and tissue mass. However, if the skeleton is small to begin with, the space in the upper airway is already limited, and as the amount of tissue increases, the upper airway becomes even narrower, making it more likely to become obstructed.

Getting a healthy night's sleep is important for your overall health, so it's important to be aware of these situations and take action. Patients may not have any symptoms, but if they experience excessive daytime sleepiness, headaches upon waking, or fatigue, they should suspect apnea and seek medical advice. Self-management and appropriate treatment of this disease can improve quality of life and reduce associated health risks.

<<Caution>>

It will be an option for the brain dock examination that will be implemented from September 2022.

(Premium checkup, heart + brain checkup, brain checkup)

If you have had a brain checkup in the past and would like to analyze the images from that time, please contact us when you apply for a new checkup.

Brain/AI (artificial intelligence) diagnosis

55,000 yen (tax included)

Image analysis at the time of brain checkup in the past

(Images from other medical institutions are also possible)
44,000 yen (tax included)

[Cardiac Imaging Clinic Iidabashi -CVIC-] Specialist team for cardiac MRI examinations, heart check-ups, and image diagnosis | Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
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