Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Hearing Loss Is Common After Infant Heart Surgery

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Children who have heart surgery as infants are at risk for hearing loss, coupled with associated risks for language, attention and cognitive problems, by age four. In a single-center group of 348 preschoolers who survived cardiac surgery, researchers found hearing loss in about 21 percent, a rate 20 times higher than is found in the general population.