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End Stage Lung Disease (Evaluation for Transplant or Lung Volume Reduction Surgery)

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Maximize treatment of primary lung disease
2) Evaluation of cardiac status (EKG, echocardiogram and stress test within the last year
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Full Pulmonary Function Testing
2) High resolution CT Chest
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1) What is emphysema?
2) University of Michigan Transplant Center
Appointment Timeframe < 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records, pulmonary function tests and chest x-rays to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-355
Patients: 734-763-7668, 888-284-5864
Clinic Location Sites Pulmonary and Critical Care Clinic Locations
UM Consulting Physician Dyspnea Clinic Faculty
Revised on: 07/25/2011
 
 

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