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Posted : February 26, 2006
i recently had the joy of being diagnosed with corunary heart disease,and sucsesfully had two stents fitted,i now take asperin75mg,atorvastin10mg,and clupiogrec75mg can i continuie diveing ?
i am 40 years old and conventually perceaved fit ,i have completed several marthons and was training for london 2006 but have put this on hold ?i am a novice diver off about 25 dives
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Posted : February 27, 2006
Yes, there is a good chance you can dive,
you do need to see a dive doctor though to pass you as fit,
it is also best to have passed an exercise ECG after the op to show all is ok now
YOurs
Dr J
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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