I met with Dr. Burke and he’s a very talented individual. I am now at peace with my surgery plans to have the Bio Bental (root/valve and old dacron replaced with new dacron). As well as the

considering debranching the innominate artery to facilitate future endovascular interventions if his arch or ascending aorta dilate over time.

I have also decided from now on, I am going to have peace and TRUST IN THE TEAM as Dr. Gabe Aldea said to do. He’s a very talented surgeon and I believe 1000% I will make it out the other side and have a new look at life and will be ready to reach new goals like running a marathon again someday.

Now the next task is my Angiogram to look at my right coronary artery..