Is There A Test To Determine If You've Had A Stroke?

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PLAC Test Used to Determine Hidden Risks of Heart Attack, Stroke

We now have a test that can determine hidden risks of heart attack and stroke. It's called the PLAC Test and is the only blood test that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved.

 

The PLAC test helps us identify hidden risks for heart attack and stroke by measuring for Lp-PLA2. This is the cardiovascular-specific inflammatory enzyme implicated in the formation of vulnerable, rupture-prone plaque.

 

The conditions that this test helps to identify are two of the country's three most...

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