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    https://o-dive.com/en/home/

    There's a thread on here somewhere too, plus an editorial by Phil Short in an online publication.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonG View Post
    Also I can't locate the study now, but in one test subjects induced bubbling post dive via exercise then used o2 to see if it would clear the bubbles....which it did, so a 3l of o2 to puff on post dive during exertion could be a worthwhile insurance policy.

    Or invest in an O Dive and sit tight til the bubbles go!
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    I didn't have much interest in it . But had a read up on it . Interesting quot from a well know cave instructor Phil S . Peeked my interest tho .
    Quote being from P
    Some might even use its predictive technology to see how far they could push the limits. . Maybe worth the investment lol

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    Probably a fun little tool to use between a group of dive m8. Worst bubbler of the week gets the drinks in .


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    dive serlebs just jumping on the gravy train. Just end up with the same credibility as a 2 doller hooker. Katie price of the diving world. PT and PS have for some years jumped from one new thing to a nother I wonder why .
    All have been the best thing since sliced bread and a new course being written as we speak.
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    None diver as of 2018.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Divemouse View Post
    I had a vestibular bend at the start of October, most probably due to a pfo. I won't find out for quite some time, but would like to start diving again in a low risk manner. So far I'm thinking of no more than 10m deep on a rich nitrox mix and diving in a wetsuit with a 7l cylinder to keep weight down and stop me sneaking off into deeper water once I'm out of sight. Rob is keen for me to sit around on the beach for half an hour before climbing back up the cliff, but I think I'd get very cold. Any other suggestions please?
    I had a spinal bend in July and have been diagnosed with a large PFO by Dr Mark Turner at Bristol. His recommendation was:
    1-Consider transcatheter PFO closure.
    2-Consider advice to be found at UKDMC.org on diving with a PFO - depth restriction of 15m equivalent air depth, use nitrox on air plans, one dive per day and avoiding heavy lifting and straining after surfacing (for 3 hours).
    3-Consider giving up diving.

    The link to the UKDMC statement is: https://www.ukdmc.org/medical-condit...foramen-ovale/

    In recommendation 2, the limits of depth, time and nitrogen all help reduce the possibility of bubbles forming (if there are no bubbles, then they can't shunt across the PFO). Limiting straining afterwards reduces the chance of any shunt ocurring (some PFOs only open when strained)

    The full recommendation in option 2 is statement 5 in the UKDMC document.
    Proud to be a boring health and softy crap following sissie!


 
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