A 50-year-old member asked:
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following femoral artery leg bypass surgery, how long before you can fly?

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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
It depends: ... Mostly on how you are doing. If you can walk, sit, and move around, and if your wound is healing well, you should be able to fly after your discharge from the hospital.
Answered on Sep 18, 2019

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