My name is Bryan. I was diagnosed with aortic stenosis at birth in 1972. I was a patient at Arkansas children’s hospital. They sent me to Houston Texas in 1980 to have a surgery done by Dr. Denton Cooley to open my aortic valve up. In 1989 I had my aortic valve replaced with a mechanical valve. So my valve is 33 years old this year and they say it’s still working well.