Coronary Artery DiseaseRelated ConditionsTreatmentSurgeryValves Vessels Study: Aortic Valve Repair May Negate Need for Blood Thinners For certain patients whose valves can be repaired, research suggests the results are durable and may not require a lifetime of warfarin therapy. estaff Published: November 10, 2014 0 Print Email Facebook Twitter When its very serious, aortic valve disease is best treated with a valve replacement procedure. But for many patients with less severe conditions, valve repair can restore safe and healthy blood flow from the heart to the aorta. To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber Subscribe Subscribe to Heart Advisor Get the next year of Heart Advisor for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 2,000 articles - free of charge. Subscribe today and save 38%. It's like getting 5 months FREE! Already Subscribed? Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password?