Patients referred by their physician and diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis (or amyloidosis elsewhere in the body and thought to be present in the heart) are treated in the Cardiac Amyloidosis Clinic at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI).
What to expect
Your doctor must refer you to the clinic. Prior to coming in for your appointment, expect to have some tests ordered. You will receive information from the clinic regarding any special preparations.
The clinic will contact you regarding scheduling for any tests and to confirm your appointment.
To refer a patient to the Cardiac Amyloidosis Clinic for suspected or confirmed cardiac amyloid, please submit the referral as outlined on the form. Please complete and include mandatory testing listed in the referral form with your fax.