Friday, February 18, 2011

WSJ Article: Avastin Effective ROP Therapy

From the Wall Street Journal on Feb. 17, 2011
An inexpensive drug therapy far surpassed a conventional laser procedure in fixing a leading cause of blindness in babies born prematurely, according to a new study.

The results of the study, to be published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, were so significant that the 15 hospitals participating in the research have stopped using lasers in favor of the drug...
Beth only had a "watch" in one eye even after being on oxygen for 2 months and intubated/CPAP on-and-off for a month. What a relief to know that there could be an effective alternative to eye surgery. See the entire article at the WSJ. This link will only be active for seven days. After that, go to WSJ and search on the article title.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Justin Sings to Beth

Aunt Cathie made this cute video for Beth's 5th birthday. I haven't posted for weeks because we have been sick, really, for nearly 4 weeks! This is too cute to not share!

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