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for Colonic Inertia

   
Colonic Inertia
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Referral is indicated when patient is refractory to medical therapy, in the opinion of his/her gastroenterologist, and surgical intervention/diversion is desired.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit No testing required prior to specialty visit. Useful information can be gleaned from colonoscopy, defecography, colon transit time, small bowel follow through.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) http://www.med.umich.edu/bowelcontrol/index.shtml
Appointment Timeframe Within 2-4 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: Through CareWeb
External Patients: Fax or send appropriate medical documents to Colorectal Surgeons at 734-936-6927
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: Division of Colorectal Surgery Call Center 734-615-7565
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Care Center
UM Consulting Physician Arden Marie Morris, MD
Karin M Hardiman, MD
Scott E Regenbogen, MD
Revised on: 08/18/2011