Residual Nitrogen

09.03.2017 by Ina Medick
flying and diving

The term residual nitrogen designates the nitrogen which can still be released into your body tissue even many hours after a dive. The procedure is also known as decompression. As a rule, this residual nitrogen is not dangerous and needs up to 24 hours before it is completely dissolved.

What is important about the residual nitrogen?

In this context, you should refrain from flying after diving though!


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