All wound healing complete; acceptable strength and range of motion in the upper body (and elsewhere); ability to attain, or closely reach, 13 mets upon exercise stress testing without chest pain, shortness of breath, EKG abnormality or other worrisome event; all imaging and visualization of the heart and associated coronary vasculature within acceptable limits; evaluation of SCUBA risks from medications (e.g., certain antihypertensives, anticoagulants); and general fitness and desire to dive.
Of course, the treating cardiologist must sign off on return to SCUBA.
Best of luck,
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