My long line of Cardiologists have been watching my defective Aortic valve since birth. Time for action. 7/13/2022 they plan to do open heart surgery to install a mechanical valve. They decided a "pop in" TAVR valve would not work and the reason being that replacement would then in 10 or so years I would not likely survive open heart surgery at age 85. So, open heart it will be and a pop in version to replace it. I AM READY!