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What is ulcerative colitis?
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease of unknown cause in which the gastrointestinal tract is unable to distinguish foreign from self-antigens. It is characterized by chronic inflammation of the colonic mucosa and submucosa, atrophy and possibly dysplasia limited to the colon. The extent of disease varies and may involve only the rectum (ulcerative proctitis), the left side of the colon to the splenic flexure or the entire colon (pancolitis).
How do I set up an appointment?
Call the Green Spring Station infusion coordinator at 410-616-7361 to set up your appointment.
Will my insurance cover an infusion at Green Spring Station?
The staff at Green Spring Station will verify your insurance and benefits coverage. Once you have been approved to start treatment, someone on the staff will notify you. If you have other questions about insurance, please call the Green Spring Station office at 410-616-7361.
What if I have an infection before my infusion?
If you have an infection in the two weeks prior to your infusion appointment, you should notify your doctor and call the infusion center at 410-616-7361.
What are your hours of operation?
The infusion center is open for appointments Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Who will administer my infusion?
A registered nurse from Johns Hopkins Hospital will administer your infusion.
Is there any special preparation or anything that I need to bring to my infusion?
You don’t have to do anything before coming for your appointment. Bring your insurance card and wear comfortable clothes for the appointment.