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Varicose Veins

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)Promote physical activity
2)Intermittent leg elevation
3)Wear compression surgical support stockings (20-30mmHg or 30-40mmHg pressure-graded stockings)

Treatment for Cosmetic Concerns:
  • Refer to UM Livonia Center for Specialty Care Vein Center
    Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
    1)Complete Venous Reflux Study at U of M Diagnostic Vascular Lab
    2)DVT Scan if history of clot
    3)Patients may self refer
    Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Venous Disease
    Varicose Veins
    http://www.vascularweb.org
    Varicose Veins Video
    http://surgery.med.umich.edu/vascular/
    Appointment Timeframe Next available appointment
    Please complete Outpatient Consult Request Form and fax to 734-432-7637
    How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
    External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and films or ultrasound results to visit
    Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
    Patient: 888-287-1082
    Venous Health Program: 888-M-VENOUS (888-683-6687)
    Clinic Location Sites Livonia Center for Specialty Care
    Cardiovascular Center - Vascular Surgery Clinic
    Venous Health Program
    UM Consulting Physician Emily Cummings, M.D.
    James Barklow Froehlich, M.D., M.P.H.
    Lisa Pavone, M.D.
    James Joseph Shields, M.D.
    Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.
    John E. Rectenwald, M.D.
    David M Williams, M.D.
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    Revised on: 01/28/2011
     
     

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