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for Heart Failure

Heart Failure
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 2009 Focused Update Incorporated Into the ACC/AHA 2005 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults. (Circulation. 2009;119:e391-e479.)
© 2009 American Heart Association, Inc.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1)  Surface echocardiogram,
2)  Multigated nuclear scan (MUGA) to assess ejection fraction
3)  HIV (unexplained dilated CM, especially if risk factors)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Heart Failure
Appointment Timeframe 1 weeks - 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: When the appointment is made, you will be directed where to send or fax medical records
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-7321 or 888-287-1082
Clinic Location Sites Canton Health Center
Frankel Cardiovascular Center
Livonia Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty
Revised on: 03/02/2015