Surgeons in London have successfully separated two sisters who were born joined at the head.
The parents of rare conjoined twins separated at a London hospital declared them ‘almost reborn’ as they made an emotional return to their homeland on Wednesday.
Their parents were told that from their birth, the boys were unlikely to survive. Twin boys from Turkey, joined at the head.
One-year-old twins, born conjoined at the head, have made eye contact for the very first time after undergoing a rare separation surgery in Israel.
“This is a very rare operation, performed so far in the world only about 20 times and for the first time in Israel, on one-year-old babies.”
RARE conjoined twins have been separated at a world-leading hospital in London, surgeons have announced.
Paediatric neurosurgeon Noor ul Owase Jeelani was involved in separating two-year-old craniopagus sisters Safa and Marwa Ullah from Pakistan.
Twin girls who were born joined at the head are preparing to return home to Pakistan following a successful operation at a London hospital last year.