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for Multiple or Recurrent Pulmonary Emboli

   
Multiple or Recurrent Pulmonary Emboli
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Evaluation for occult malignancy
2) Evaluation for other hypercoagulable states
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) PE protocol spiral CT scan
2) CBC, PT/PTT, ANA, Protein C & S, antithrombin III, anticardiolipin ab
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1) Pulmonary embolus
2) The Lung Association - Pulmonary Embolus
Appointment Timeframe < 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records, pulmonary function tests and chest x-rays to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians and Patients: 734-647-9342
Clinic Location Sites Pulmonary and Critical Care Clinic Locations
UM Consulting Physician Pulmonary Faculty
Revised on: 07/25/2011