Basic check-up: the health check that’s made to measure

Up-to-date preventive care

Procedure of the Basic Check-Up

The medical check-up at DIAGNOSTIK ZENTRUM Fleetinsel in Hamburg offers even better early detection of illnesses like diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure and coronary heart disease. And it all happens in just 6 hours and uses state-of-the-art methods of examination. Taking your individual risk factors as our starting point we put together a personal programme for your medical check-up, including additional examinations to complete the picture. That’s how efficient and straightforward preventive health care can be!

Programme of the basic check-up

8:00 a.m.

Introductory consultation

Detailed interview (anamnesis) and examination by a specialist in internal medicine
NEW: investigation of stress issues, vaccination advice and booster vaccinations as required

8:45 a.m.
Blood sampling and testing

Full blood count: measures relating to liver, kidneys and gall bladder, blood lipid concentration, blood sugar concentration, tumour markers, thyroid values, etc.
NEW: Insulin / Homa index for evaluation of your individual diabetes risk, Ferritin-test to exclude an excess or deficiency of iron

NEW: Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)

Software-assisted determination of height, weight, body mass index, muscle mass, basal metabolic rate, etc.

9:00 a.m.
Colour ultrasound examination of abdominal organs, urinary bladder and thyroid gland

plus prostate (men) and uterus (women)

10:00 a.m.

Vascular diagnosis

Colour ultrasound examination of all major arteries, the abdominal aorta and leg arteries

10:30 am
Cardiovascular and lung examinations

3D colour ultrasound of the heart, resting and exercise ECG tests  – NEW: with determination of the cardiac axis, lung function test, spiroergometry (test of physical fitness)

11:00 a.m.

Pause for breakfast

Enjoy a tasty breakfast at the nearby Steigenberger Hotel.

12:00 noon

Dermatological examination

Complete skin inspection using incident light microscopy, melanoma screening, skin type determination

12:30 p.m.
OPTIONALLY: Ophthalmological examination

Testing of visual acuity, measurement of intraocular pressure, ophthalmoscopy of the ocular fundus;
NEW: Amsler test for early detection of macular degeneration; determination of current eyeglass prescription values (refractometry)

OR: Muscle and mobility check-up

Testing of physical agility, strength and coordination

Dr. med. Tomas Stein, final consultation

1:00 pm

Final consultation

Explanation of all findings
NEW: presentation of individual PROCAM score (potential heart attack risk), health advice including dietary and exercise tips, evaluation of your questionnaire on stress and coping with stress

Final report

Thorough documentation of all findings
NEW: presentation of core laboratory parameters over several years and indication of the cardiovascular risk profile by use of the PROCAM score; suitable specific recommendations

Stay at the Steigenberger Hotel

Start your day relaxed. If you come from further away for your check-up we’ll be glad to book you a room at Hamburg’s  Steigenberger Hotel or at Hotel Tortue. We’re less than five minutes’ walk away. And of course you’ll benefit from our attractive special terms.

In addition to the basic check-up, the medical specialists at the DIAGNOSTIK ZENTRUM Fleetinsel can offer you a range of supplementary examinations.

  • Colonoscopy: a good idea every 5 to 10 years from 45 years of age.

  • Lung screening: recommended for smokers.

  • Performance diagnostics: an individual performance assessment including a graduated exercise tolerance test with lactate measurements provides the data necessary for evaluating physical endurance. If you wish we will provide you with a three-month training plan.

  • Brain check: memory and concentration testing.