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Cardiac Risk Markers in Bangalore

Also known as Heart check, Cardiac biomarkers, Cardiac risk assessment, Cardiac risk profile
Cardiac Risk Markers in Bangalore Includes 5 testsView All
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  1. Overnight fasting is preferred but not mandatory.

Understanding Cardiac Risk Markers in Bangalore

What is Cardiac Risk Markers in Bangalore?

The Cardiac Risk Markers is a group of blood tests used to assess the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack or stroke. Available at an affordable price with Tata 1mg labs in Bangalore, these tests measure various markers in the blood that indicate the presence of inflammation, damage to the heart muscle, or other factors associated with heart disease. High levels of these markers may indicate an increased risk of cardiovascular events. The results of a Cardiac Risk Markers test help doctors assess an individual’s overall risk for a cardiovascular disease and tailor treatment accordingly. 

A Cardiac Risk Markers test is usually recommended as a part of routine health screenings, especially for individuals with risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, smoking, or a family history of heart disease. Also, it can be done when an individual experiences symptoms suggestive of heart disease or cardiovascular problems, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, or other cardiac symptoms. Overnight fasting of 8 to 12 hours is required for this test. However, drinking water is acceptable. 

What does Cardiac Risk Markers measure?

Contains 5 tests

A Cardiac Risk Markers test measures the specific indicators called cardiac markers in the blood that can signify potential risks to heart health or cardiovascular problems. These markers provide valuable insights into an individual's risk of developing heart disease or experiencing cardiovascular events. 

A Cardiac Risk Markers test includes a highly sensitive C-reactive protein test which helps indicate heart disease by detecting inflammation within the body, particularly in the blood vessels. Also, it includes testing for apolipoproteins and lipoproteins which are the essential components involved in transporting lipids (fats) through the blood. They play a vital role in the metabolism, transport, and regulation of cholesterol and other fats in the body. Their involvement is key in indicating potential heart problems. 

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hsCRP (High Sensitive CRP)

An hsCRP (High Sensitive CRP) test is a state-of-the-art biochemical marker to predict potential risks of future diseases. This test is more sensitive than the standard CRP test and can also detect lower CRP levels in the blood. Its accuracy in predicting cardiovascular issues, autoimmune disorders, and other health issues makes it an excellent test to detect asymptomatic conditions with limited diagnosis.

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Apolipoprotein - A1

An Apolipoprotein - A1 test helps check the levels of Apolipoprotein A1 in your blood. Apolipoprotein A1 is the major protein for the high-density lipid (HDL), also known as “good” cholesterol and helps in its transport. Apo A1 helps the HDL to take up cholesterol from the tissues and is bound by receptors in the liver where the cholesterol is destroyed. Assessing the levels of Apolipoprotein A1 directly reflects the high-density lipoprotein levels. In this way, apolipoprotein A can help to lower your risk for cardiovascular disease.

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Apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio

An Apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio test helps predict the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in individuals at high risk, such as those who are obese, have a family history of heart disease, have high cholesterol, or have had similar health issues in the past. Apolipoprotein A1 is the primary protein associated with HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol), and its increased concentrations are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Apolipoprotein B is the primary protein associated with LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and other lipid molecules. An increase in LDL cholesterol is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Therefore, an Apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio test is a key marker of developing potential cardiovascular disease (CVD) or heart-related ailments. 

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Apolipoprotein - B

The Apolipoprotein B test is used to evaluate the level of Apolipoprotein B in your blood. It is a type of protein that aids in the transportation of fat and cholesterol throughout the body. Apo B serves as the primary protein component of lipoproteins such as very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and chylomicrons. It binds to LDL or “bad” cholesterol, causing plaque accumulation in the blood vessels. This can lead to the development and progression of cardiovascular disease that can be life-threatening if left untreated.

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Lipoprotein A

The Lipoprotein A test measures the amount of lipoprotein A (Lp-A) particles in your blood. Lipoprotein A is a mixture of Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and a protein called apolipoprotein a. Lp-A levels are largely determined by genetics. Lp-A levels are not significantly affected by diet, exercise, or lifestyle changes, unlike other types of cholesterol. That is why testing for Lp-A is essential, particularly for individuals with a strong family history of cardiovascular (heart or blood vessel) disease as it is considered an independent risk factor for heart attack and stroke. This test can help identify individuals who are at high risk, enabling early intervention to prevent future complications.

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Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Cardiac Risk Markers in Bangalore

Frequently Asked Questions about Cardiac Risk Markers in Bangalore

Q. What is a Cardiac Risk Markers test?

A Cardiac Risk Markers test is a series of blood tests that help assess specific indicators related to heart health, such as C-reactive protein (CRP) and lipid molecules (lipoproteins and apolipoproteins).

Q. What are the tests included in a Cardiac Risk Markers test?

A Cardiac Risk Markers test includes various assessments like the high sensitive CRP (hs-CRP) test, and tests for apolipoprotein - A1, apolipoprotein - B, apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio, and lipoprotein A levels.

Q. How frequently should I undergo a Cardiac Risk Markers test?

The frequency of a Cardiac Risk Markers test depends on your health factors such as age, family history, lifestyle habits, and existing health conditions. It's best to discuss with your doctor to decide how often you need this test based on your individual health needs and risks.

Q. How is a Cardiac Risk Markers test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take blood samples from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Is there any risk associated with a Cardiac Risk Markers test?

No, a Cardiac Risk Markers test is generally safe with minimal risks. However, you may feel slight discomfort during blood sample collection but chances of serious complications are extremely rare.

Q. Can I book a Cardiac Risk Markers test in Bangalore near me?

Yes, you can book a {test-name} test in Bangalore near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test can be booked easily, is affordable, and comes with an easy-to-understand report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for a Cardiac Risk Markers test in Bangalore with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for a Cardiac Risk Markers test is readily available in Bangalore. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule a Cardiac Risk Markers test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore?

If you want to schedule a Cardiac Risk Markers test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. How can I get my Cardiac Risk Markers test report from Tata 1mg?

The e-report of your Cardiac Risk Markers test can be found on the Tata 1mg app in downloadable PDF form. This allows you to access your test results at convenience and securely share them with your healthcare provider for further consultation and guidance regarding your overall health. You can also opt for a hard copy of the reports at a minimal price.

Q. What is the cost of a Cardiac Risk Markers test at Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Bangalore. A Cardiac Risk Markers test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 1699.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to give the reports of a Cardiac Risk Markers test in Bangalore?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quick turnaround times so you can receive the information promptly. The reports of a Cardiac Risk Markers test in Bangalore are often provided in 15 hours.
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Cardiac Risk Markers test price for other cities

Price inMumbaiRs. 1699
Price inChennaiRs. 1699
Price inPuneRs. 1699
Price inNew DelhiRs. 1699
Price inHyderabadRs. 1699
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