Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: For Infants with Certain Forms of Heart Disease, Are Shunts or Stents Better to Maintain Blood Flow Until Surgery?

Newswise imageInfants with various forms of congenital heart disease require a stable source of blood flow to their lungs in order to survive until a more definitive operation can be performed. In a recent study, pediatric researchers compared two methods to provide that flow: a shunt to reroute blood and an implanted stent to maintain an open path for blood flow. They found that stents were preferable for selected patients.