A 37-year-old member asked:
how long could someone live with aortic dissection without being hospitalized?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ernest Zichal answered
19 years experience General Surgery
Years: Depending on where the dissection occurs and if it is expanding. As long as the dissection is in the descending aorta and isn't causing any symptoms - just good blood pressure control is all that may be needed.
Answered on Apr 20, 2014
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