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Long term effects of DCS Type 2 - anyone can help?

Discussion in 'Ask Dr. Decompression' started by Hiszpan, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. Hiszpan

    Hiszpan Nassau Grouper

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    Hey guys

    I was browsing my Polish FB diving group, and found a recent post about a polish firefighter diver, who has been hit with DCS.
    He has explained in details his accident and further medical treatment. Unfortunately, it seems like he is unable to find in Poland a specialist, with advanced knowledge of treating long term DCS Type 2.

    His name is Jarek Maciejewski, and with his permission, I am attaching a file with his story. If there is anybody that could help and point him to an overseas specialist, that would be appreciated.

    He sacrificed his health to save another diver in distress.
     

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  2. FreeFlyFreak

    FreeFlyFreak Solo Diver

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    I have tagged @Duke Dive Medicine who may offer some insight.
     
  3. aviator8

    aviator8 Professional Photographer

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    Has he called DAN? They can probably help him locate someone.
     
  4. chillyinCanada

    chillyinCanada Solo Diver Staff Member

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    His situation seems similar to what an American instructor, with whom some of us here are aquainted, is going through.
     
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  5. Hiszpan

    Hiszpan Nassau Grouper

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    That's crossed my mind too, let me ask just in case he hasn't.
     
  6. Duke Dive Medicine

    Duke Dive Medicine Medical Moderator Staff Member

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    It's a bit of a haul, but Peter Germonpre in Brussels is a renowned diving medical specialist. PM sent.

    Best regards,
    DDM
     
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