As AL.com reviews, doctors discovered he needed the life-saving operation to correct a hole in his heart not long after Bentley and his six siblings have been taken from an abusive house and placed into foster care. He says he under no circumstances forgot the youthful nurse named Kathy who helped him through those challenging times. ‘She was so sweet if you ask me at a time in my life when I really needed someone to present me that there have been good people out there that cared and wished to help,’ Gary told AL.com. But he didn’t know her last name, and he dropped track of her after he recovered. Decades passed.There were smaller increases in survival rates for infants born at 25 and 27 weeks, but simply no noticeable change for infants born at 22, 26 and 28 weeks. Survival without major complications rose about 2 % each year for infants born in 25 to 28 weeks, but there is no change for those born at 22 to 24 weeks. Dr. Jennifer Wu can be an obstetrician/gynecologist at Lenox Hill Medical center in New York City. She said many elements have combined to greatly help these very small newborns survive.