Although specific information about overall life expectancy after aortic dissection repair is not available, a recent study from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection reported that about 85% of patients who have undergone successful repair of acute dissection involving the ascending aorta remain alive at 5 years.Can you live with an aortic aneurysm?
Living With Aortic Aneurysm. This will help control your blood pressure as well as your cholesterol levels. It also will decrease the risk of aneurysm complications. With close follow-up, good blood pressure control and a healthy lifestyle, many patients living with aortic aneurysms can do well and may not need an intervention.