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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
http://www.vascularweb.org
http://surgery.med.umich.edu/vascular/
Appointment Timeframe  
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
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 Enrique Criado , M.D.
Jonathan L. Eliason, M.D.
Guillermo Alejandro Escobar, M.D.
Peter Kerr Henke, M.D.
John E. Rectenwald, M.D.
James B. Froehlich, M.D., M.P.H.
James C. Stanley, M.D.
Alan B Weder, M.D.
Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.
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Revised on: 01/28/2011
 
 

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