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for Hydrocephalus and Macrocephaly

Hydrocephalus and Macrocephaly
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Chart growth in head circumference, history of prematurity/hemorrhage, and prior therapy or surgery.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit CT/MRI/Ultrasound of head
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe Symptomatic patients should be seen on an urgent basis. Please complete Consult Request form and fax to 734-615-3722.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients should hand carry non-UMHS films or CD's to appointment. Send baseline head CT and CT during shunt failure, if available.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-5062
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Hydrocephalus Program Faculty
Revised on: 09/25/2009
    The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service can be reached via M-LINE at 1-800-962-3555. Ask to be connected to our offices, to the pediatric neurosurgeon on-call, or to a specific surgeon (Dr. Muraszko, Dr. Garton, Dr. Maher). Office voicemail is checked frequently and calls are returned within one hour during normal business hours. Calls outside of business hours are referred to the neurosurgery resident on call.