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When can I lift heavy items (50 lbs) after catheter ablation via the femoral artery? When can I lift slightly heavy items (ex. Weight of desktop pc)?

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Dr. Elden Rand
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Ask your doctor

Typically after a procedure involving access via the femoral artery, a 10 pound lifting restriction for 1 week is common.
Ask your doctor for specific details on your particular situation, since there may have been unique issues regarding your procedure.

In brief: Ask your doctor

Typically after a procedure involving access via the femoral artery, a 10 pound lifting restriction for 1 week is common.
Ask your doctor for specific details on your particular situation, since there may have been unique issues regarding your procedure.
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