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for Ureteropelvic Junction /Kidney Obstruction

Ureteropelvic Junction /Kidney Obstruction
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)Placement of a stent or Nephrostomy tube for pain or severe blockage.
2)Antibiotics if infection is possible.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit CT, MRI, or US that demonstrates obstruction
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe Uncontrollable pain: Emergency Department

Controllable pain: within 2 weeks

Without pain: within 4 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Fax relevant clinic notes, laboratory results, diagnostic test results, operative notes to 734-232-1610
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-7030
Clinic Location Sites Brighton Health Center
Livonia Center for Specialty Care
Taubman Healthcare Center
UM Consulting Physician Gary J. Faerber, MD
J Stuart Wolf Jr, MD
Sapan Ambani, MD
John Hollingsworth, MD
Bahaa Malaeb, MD
Revised on: 09/04/2015