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for Subglottic Stenosis/Tracheal Stenosis

   
Subglottic Stenosis/Tracheal Stenosis
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)If significant dyspnea, refer to nearest ER.
2)Local ENT to evaluate for safety of patient for outpatient evaluation, and diagnosis confirmation.
3)If stenosis below level of the clavicle refer to thoracic surgery.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Dedicated laryngeal and tracheal airway CT if available, or CT of the neck and chest with IV contrast.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe
1)If patient has tracheostomy, evaluation within 6 weeks.
2)If no tracheostomy, and stable for outpatient evaluation, appointment within 2-4 weeks.
Request Phone consult via M Line prior to office visit to alert physicians of patient's status.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See Care Web.
External Patients: Hand carry reports/records/films to visit.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-8051
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Center 
UM Consulting Physician Carol Bradford M.D.
Douglas B Chepeha M.D.
Norman D. Hogikyan, M.D.
Gregory T. Wolf M.D.
Revised on: 11/21/2011