A 46-year-old member asked:
i had a aortic dissection. could i survive another?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Shawn Sarin answered
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possibly: Aortic dissections are incredibly complex conditions. Your long-term prognosis would be based on many factors. Normally, the complications of dissection would in the short-term involve blood flow to your major organs. In the long-term complications include aneurysm formation. Please contact a vascular specialist for further information.
Answered on Nov 7, 2012
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