This YouTube channel contains four informational videos and one 5 minute overview for those who are about to undergo open heart surgery or who have just had open heart surgery (and their families). These videos are NOT a bunch of graphic surgical images, they are a practical guide to open heart surgery, described from a patient's point of view, and narrated by a heart patient who has actually been thru open heart surgery. You will get a complete and easy to understand description of the procedure along with some helpful tips for before, during, and after your open heart surgery. Each video explains step by step what a patient and their family can expect to happen during their bypass surgery (CABG) and/or valve replacement / repair surgery. These videos are not meant to provide any form of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment of any kind, and are only meant to give patients some practical advice and tips about their surgery and their recovery.