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Dec 13, 2019 · Surviving Aortic Dissection and Navigating Its Aftermath

My Mom has aortic dissection. She is 91 years old and went thru the initial surgery not knowing if she would survive or suffer paralysis. She was ok for a month but now us having a second episode and does not want further surgery. I feel helpless because she is in ICU and probably will go into a nursing home instead of going home. I know she is old and had a good life but I am having a hard time with this.

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