Personal Stories Heart Valve Disease

Libby’s Story

If you’re looking for Libby, you might find her walking the beach on the Outer Banks of North Carolina or strolling along the boardwalk in Atlantic City. "I feel great. Thanks to my new heart valve, I have a new lease on life."


Phill’s Story

As a mountain climber and adventure trip leader, physical health and well-being are vital to Phill’s personal and professional survival. “For me, survival means having the opportunity to rise to every single challenge and ideally live your life without any kind of boundaries.”


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