Bubble Echo

Bubble Echo

Today Lennon had a bubble echo done because his oxygen has been pretty low the last time we were at the hospital.. it was like 81… today it was 91… so we are now aware that his o2 changes from one minute to the next. The results from the bubble echo indicate that the capillaries cannot do what they need to do. They call this AVM ~ Arterio-Venous Malformation ~ an abnormal collection of blood vessels. AVM can be thought of as a “Short Circuit” where the blood does not go to the tissues but is pumped through the shunt and back to the heart without ever giving nutrients to the tissues.  The link talks about AVM but more brain-related not so much about the…