Is it okay to stop blood thinners after having a tissue valve implanted?

My age is 52. After aortic valve replacement of tissue valve, if I stop blood thinners, will anything happen?

Submitted by Naseeb from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 11/17/2013

No, that is the standard as long as you don’t have atrial fibrillation. Please consult with your physician before changing any medications.