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My dad had an aortic dissection. How long do people typically live after that?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Depends

Depends on which part of the aorta was involoved, what was done, how old he is, what other conditions he has, how long ago it occurred, how much damage was done - just to name a few of the variables.

In brief: Depends

Depends on which part of the aorta was involoved, what was done, how old he is, what other conditions he has, how long ago it occurred, how much damage was done - just to name a few of the variables.
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