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Are there good alternative medicines for kids with periventricular leukomalacia?
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In brief: No
The researchers and doctors are trying to find effective treatment and preventive methods for pvl, but unlucky so far. The one suggestion only: don't have preterm delivery and don't use Cocaine during the pregnancy.

In brief: No
The researchers and doctors are trying to find effective treatment and preventive methods for pvl, but unlucky so far. The one suggestion only: don't have preterm delivery and don't use Cocaine during the pregnancy.
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
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Dr. James Cummings
Pediatrics - Neonatology
In brief: No
Periventricular leukomalacia is a condition where brain tissue has been lost in so-called "water-shed" areas.
Since the tissue is gone, there is no treatment per se, although one may need to treat associated disorders, such as muscle stiffness or dysfunction, with medical or non-medical therapies.

In brief: No
Periventricular leukomalacia is a condition where brain tissue has been lost in so-called "water-shed" areas.
Since the tissue is gone, there is no treatment per se, although one may need to treat associated disorders, such as muscle stiffness or dysfunction, with medical or non-medical therapies.
Dr. James Cummings
Dr. James Cummings
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