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Crohn's disease inflammatory bowel disease

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Referral is indicated if the patient has:
- symptomatic disease refractory to medical management
- stricture with recurring symptoms of partial small bowel obstruction
- enterocutaneous, enteroenteric and/or colocutaneous fistula
- extensive perineal or perianal fistulas
- intra-abdominal abscess
- Crohn-related gastrointestinal bleeding, requiring transfusion
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Records should be sent to clinician for review prior to visit.

- Biopsy, imaging and/or endoscopy report suggesting or confirming Crohn disease
- pathology report and microscope slides at or before appointment
- CT abdomen/pelvis within 2 months
- CT enterography preferred - report and imaging on CD available prior to clinic visit
- Colonoscopy and upper endoscopy reports available prior to clinic visit
- Operative reports for all operations on small and large bowel - available prior to clinic visit
- List of all Crohn's-related drugs and dosages within 3 months
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe Within 4 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant Any records that are received should be given to consultant to review prior to clinic visit.

UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Fax or send appropriate medical documents to program (fax 734-936-6927)
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: General Surgery Call Center, 734-936-5738
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician Richard E Burney, M.D.
Lisa M Colletti, M.D.
James A Knol, M.D.
Arden Marie Morris, MD
Rebecca Manget Minter, M.D.
Michael William Mulholland, M.D., Ph.D.
Karin M Hardiman, MD
Scott E Regenbogen, MD
Revised on: 08/19/2011



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