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Colon or Rectal Stricture

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Referral is indicated when patient has been found to have a symptomatic colon or rectal stricture by physical examination, endoscopy, or contrast imaging. Patients with complete obstruction should be referred to the emergency department.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
  • Colonoscopy with biopsy or barium enema
  • CT scan of abdomen and pelvis, with contrast

  • Reports of any testing performed outside of the UMHS system and radiologic images on CD should be available for review at or before the time of the clinic visit. Receiving these prior to the clinic visit is preferable.
    Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
    Appointment Timeframe Within 2 weeks, as long as patient is not significantly obstructed
    How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
    External Patients:
    Reports and/or medical records can be faxed to 734-232-6189

    CDs can be hand-carried to the appointment

    Reports, medical records, CDs, and pathology slides can be mailed to:
    Division of Colorectal Surgery
    Attention: Jain Carver
    2124 Taubman
    1500 East Medical Center Drive, SPC 5343
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5343
    Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
    Patients: 734-615-7565
    Clinic Location Sites Colorectal Surgery Clinic
    UM Consulting Physician Colorectal Surgery Physicians
    Revised on: 04/20/2015



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