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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Smoking Cessation
2) Walking Program - 30 min 4-5 times/week
3) Consider referral to PAD supervised exercise program
4) Aspirin (81 mg or 325mg)
5) Cholesterol-lowering statin agent to reduce LDL < 100 mg/dL
6) Beta blocker therapy for those with history of CAD.
7) If experiencing rest pain - schedule consult ASAP
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Doppler studies (LE art, TBI)
2) Ultrasound lower extremity scan
3) An evaluation by a referring physician is required prior to scheduling visit.
4) Specific reason for referral
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Occlusive Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease
Appointment Timeframe  
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Fax medical records to 734-232-4480 or send to CVC Clinic Medical Records 3rd Floor
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: 888-287-1082
PAD Program: 877-UM-tx-PAD
Clinic Location Sites Cardiovascular Center - Vascular Surgery Clinic
Peripheral Arterial Disease Program
UM Consulting Physician Jonathan L. Eliason, M.D.
Katherine Gallaher, M.D.
James B. Froehlich, M.D., M.P.H.
Peter Kerr Henke, M.D.
Nicholas H. Osborne, M.D.
John E. Rectenwald, M.D.

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Revised on: 01/16/2015



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