The Mayo Clinic of South Africa

 

Life Extension Institute of South Africa
011-475-1442 or 011-831-6700

The comprehensive medical health evaluation centre for early detection of diseases before they manifest themselves.

 

The early detection of disease is a goal common to everyone. In order to improve the quality and the length of life, it is always desirable to firstly prevent diseases occurring and secondly to begin curative treatment as soon as they are detected.

It is important, particularly in today's overstressed and busy life, to prevent major health events which may have catastrophic effects on your quality of life and on that of your family.

 

The Life Extension Institute of South AfricaThe Life Extension Institute of South Africa has designed comprehensive programmes which will aid in the timeous detection of disease. The examinations and tests are all performed in one sitting at the Mayo Clinic, a multi-disciplinary centre with the ability to perform all the tests under one roof. It specialises in comprehensive medical evaluations, insurance medicals, as well as tests designed to examine your specific health concerns. 


Statistics

In South Africa, the incidence of fatal diseases in people between the ages 35 and 65 years is as follows:

Heart Disease

    35%        Stroke     9%
Lung Disease 18% Kidney Failure 4%
Cancer (all types) 18% Brain Tumor 3%
Liver Failure  9% Other Causes 13%

The "Book of Health" programme is designed to create a health record and contains a comprehensive evaluation and detailed analysis of the results of tests performed on you. The programme includes a full clinical history using a comprehensive questionnaire. Tests are carried out by practitioners and technicians, using sophisticated equipment. The Book of Health programme specialises in comprehensive medical evaluations and insurance medicals. Your health record will be updated annually on each subsequent examination.

You can book your programme by contacting the Life Extension Institute consultant, either by phoning 011-475-1442, or E-mail lei@mayoclinic.co.za.

The 'Book of Health' Programme

The programme is designed to create a 'Book of Health' - your personal health record. The record contains a comprehensive evaluation and detailed analysis of the results of tests performed on you. The record will be updated annually on each subsequent examination.

The programme includes full clinical history using a comprehensive questionnaire. Tests are carried out by practitioners and technicians, using sophisticated equipment, with the following tests being carried out annually:

Height and weight to age analysis recorded annually ECG testing during effort
Resting and effort ECG
Heart and lung X-rays
Respiratory and lung function tests
Hearing test - pure tone audiogram
Visual performance profile - intra glaucoma pressure
Urine examination - microscopy and chemistry
Sonar abdominal evaluation
Blood biochemical profile including:
Cholesterol and blood fats
Uric acid
Liver and kidney function tests
Blood sugar
Mineral elements + potassium
HIV/AIDS test (if required)
Full blood count and platelet count and ESR
Thyroid function tests
The program for women includes breast and gynaecological examinations with cervical smears.

ECG testing at rest
 The programmed examination promotes:
Self-health awareness
Early detection and treatment of diseases
Useful in obtaining insurance which require medical examinations
Improved selection for promotion

Stress Management

Stress management evaluation is also available by appointment.

 

Requirements for your visit

Your appointment will be confirmed in writing a few days before you are due to visit us. Please download the questionnaire, print it out and complete it to be handed in on your arrival. 

The following requirements are to be complied with on the day of your visit. 

Do not eat or drink anything other than water from 22h00 the previous evening; however usual morning medication should be taken. Refreshments are offered on completion of the medical tests.
A first early morning urine sample should be brought with you
Bring the completed questionnaire. The 13-page Word document can be downloaded here.
Bring your spectacles and/or contact lens case and solution if applicable. Lockers are available in the change rooms for storing of any valuables. We suggest that you bring shorts and/or track suit and tackies.

LEI Fee Structure from 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018

Please note that private examinations for Executive Medicals and/or extras, i.e. mammograms and bone density, are to be paid on the date of examination (approved companies = 30 days). All charges are VAT inclusive.

Life Extension Institute

Total account for Executive Medical Assessment: Option A

9999 Complete medical assessment R 1254,00 Not claimable
9998 Cardiac assessment (see sub-account 'B') R 2245,00 * Claimable portion
Total for medical to be paid on the day R 3499,00
 
* Portion to be claimed back from Medical Aid

Sub-Account 'B' - Flora Doctors
*Portion of above account which can be claimed back from Medical Aid

0192 General check-up by GP (Z00.0) R 346,00
NAPPI (588415006) Electrodes Blue Sensor x10 R 120,00
1234 Effort ECG Bicycle Ergometer (Z00.0) R 488,00
1186 Lung Function Test (Z00.0) R 366,00
3627 Ultrasound (Z00.0) R 697,60
3445 Chest X-Ray (Z01.6) R 162,40
0084 Film R 65,00
Total R 2245,00

Optional Extras - Flora Doctors

3605 X-Ray Mammography (Z01.6) R 1048,00 Cash
3605 X-Ray Bone Density (Z01.9) R 1048,00 Cash
  Discovery Vitality Nutritional Assessment R 340 Cash
9995 Cardio Assessment by Specialist Physician R 670 Cash
 

Plus
Separate account: Lancet Laboratories. (The Lancet account can be sent directly to your medical aid.) 

Lancet fees valid from 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018.

 

Total

Male

Males routine

R 1131,00

Prostate males / PSA test

R 248,00

R1379,00

Occult blood stool

R 173,00

R1552,00

       

Female

Females routine

R 1131,00

Occult blood stool

R 173,00

R 1304,00

Extra

Pap smear (Surepath liquid)

R 216,00

R 1520,00

Extra

 HIV (Elisa)

R 86,10  
       

Total Fees

Total cost for Males :- R3499,00 + bloods of R1552,00

R 5021,00

Total cost for Females :- R3499.00 + bloods of R1520.00 incl papsmear

R 5019,00

Total cost for Females :- R3499.00 + bloods of R1304.00 excl papsmear

R 4803,00

The fees quoted are inclusive of VAT and are correct for the period stated. Portions of the cost may be claimed from your medical aid.  To make your appointment please contact the Life Extension Institute on 011-475-1442 or E-mail them at lei@mayoclinic.co.za.

 

 

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