Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome Clinic
The experts of UW Health's Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome Clinic provide diagnosis and treatment for patients with Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome.
What is loin pain hematuria syndrome?
Loin pain hematuria syndrome (LPHS) is a rare disorder that may be caused by Primary Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome and/or Nutcracker Syndrome, kidney stones and various other kidney diseases. Patients with LPHS have persistent and reoccurring loin pain on one or both sides of their body, and blood in their urine. The pain can range from hours to constant and can include dysuria, vomiting and low-grade fever.
Referrals to the Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome Clinic
Our UW Health Loin Pain Hematuria Program team is dedicated to providing remarkable care. Due to rapid growth in the number of patients who are interested in our services, we must prioritize the needs of our current patients. We look forward to caring for you in the future, and are now placing new patients- and those wishing to proceed with scheduling an evaluation or surgery- on a wait list. This allows us to prioritize the needs of our patients. We anticipate this process will last six months. We want to continue to provide remarkable care, and are working to expand our team. It is our privilege to provide your care, and we are committed to serving you as soon as possible.
New patients may complete our Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome consult form to be added to our wait list. After you submit your information, you will see a confirmation message on your screen to confirm that we received your inquiry.
Evaluation appointments and any needed procedures will be scheduled at University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Procedures will be performed by a transplant surgeon, through the Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome Clinic.
Our team includes:
- Transplant surgeon Robert Redfield, MD
- Pediatric nephrologist Neil Paloian, MD
- Urologist Dan Williams, MD
- Interventional Radiologists Paul Laeseke, MD, PhD, Jason Pinchot, MD and Michael Woods, MD as well as advanced practice providers, a nurse coordinator and social workers.
- Evaluation and diagnostic testing
- Bupivacaine injection
- Pain management
- Non-narcotic therapies
- Social work
- Psychiatric support services
Referring providers can use our LPHS consult form and include their name and contact information.
Frequently Asked Questions
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