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Posted : November 6, 2008
I WAS HAVING PALPERTATIONS IN JANUARY. ON HAVING TESTS DONE I HAD TO UNDER GO CATHETER ABLATION PROCEDURE WHICH WAS DONE AND WAS A SUCCESS. DO I HAVE TO GO AND HAVE A MEDICAL SO AS I CAN START DIVING AGAIN.

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Posted : November 7, 2008
Thanks for the email. Yes, you should get a medical done with a local dive doc, but you shouldn't have any problems passing it if the palpitations have been stopped by the procedure. Take along any notes or letters you have about exactly what was done.

Regards, Dr O
Answer provided by Dr Oliver Firth
Dr Ollie Firth
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