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Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)Wearing compression surgical support stockings (30-40mmHg pressure-graded stockings)
2)Intermittent leg elevation 1-2X per day for 5-10 minutes
3)Exercise program that encourages calf muscle pump function (walking, bicycling, or swimming)
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1)Ultrasound reflux study
2)An evaluation by a referring physician is required prior to scheduling visit
3)If history of DVT / DVT Ultrasound Study
4)Specific reason for referral (Internal and External)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Venous Disease
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
http://www.vascularweb.org
http://surgery.med.umich.edu/vascular/
http://www.veinforum.org
http://www.umcvc.org/mardigian-wellness-resource-center
Appointment Timeframe Within 14 days unless condition is painful or skin breakdown is present. Next available appointment
Please complete Outpatient Consult Request Form and fax to 734-936-0133
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
Clinic Location Sites Cardiovascular Center - Vascular Surgery Clinic
Livonia Center for Specialty Care - Livonia Vein Center
Venous Health Program
UM Consulting Physician Dawn Coleman, M.D.
Emily Cummings, M.D.
Lisa Pavone, M.D.
John E. Rectenwald, M.D.
Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.

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Revised on: 01/16/2015
 
 

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