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Ulcerative Colitis/Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Patients should be assessed and treated by a gastroenterologist prior to surgical referral. Referral is indicated if the patient has:
  • longstanding, chronic active disease and wishes surgery
  • high grade dysplasia on biopsy
  • persistent and significant bleeding (anemia)
  • disease is refractory to medical management
If colonoscopy and biopsy were performed outside of the UMHS system, reports should be faxed and pathology slides should be mailed for confirmatory review by our pathologists at or before the time of the clinic visit. Additionally, patient should bring a list of all Ulcerative Colitis related drugs.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit If CT scan or Barium enema has been done within the past year, mail or have patient hand-carry the CD, with images, for review.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) www.fascrs.org/
www.ccfa.org
www.digestive.niddk.nih.gov
Appointment Timeframe 2-4 weeks
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 Karin M Hardiman, MD
Arden Marie Morris, MD
Scott E Regenbogen, MD
Revised on: 09/19/2012
 
 

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