Life Expectancy After Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery. Talk to your doctor from the beginning about strategies for recovery and what you can expect. As demonstrated by the evidence outlined above, all currently available options for aortic valve and root surgery remain imperfect.
If successfully repaired then your life expectancy returns to near normal. It may only be a few weeks for an endovascular procedure to treat an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Thoracic ascending aorta aneurysms (taa) are an important cause of mortality in adults but are a relatively less studied subject compared to abdominal aortic aneurysms (aaa).