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Fly Plane Heart Bypass
Depends: People recover at different rates. One person may leave the hospital in just a few days whereas another may be in the hospital for weeks. When you can resume normal activities including flying in a plane depends on whether there are complications. So there is no one answer to this question. The surgeon and cardiologist will advise you depending on how quickly you recover. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Immediately should be with care. After a month or so, same as most flyers, presuming all checkups are on target! ...Read more
2-6 weeks: If you're recovering well, 2 weeks would be early but possible. 6 weeks would be entirely reasonable. ...Read more
Stents: Stents can fail after they have been placed if a clot forms in the stent or if the lining of the vessel grows into the stent in an overgrowth manner and causes obstruction of the stent. Rarely there is a tear in the blood vessel called a dissection which can happen when the stent is placed. ...Read more
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