Rowan Hooper scrubs up at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital to watch a pioneering operation to give a baby’s brain room to grow
A Kashmiri born Muslim doctor based in London has helped a group of Israeli doctors to successfully operate on a pair of twins conjoined at the head, with the babies now likely to lead normal lives. The surgery took hundreds of hours to plan and 12 hours to perform.
Rare conjoined twins have been separated at a world-leading children’s hospital in London, surgeons have announced.
One-year-old twin girls conjoined at the back of the head have been successfully separated by doctors in Israel.
Safa and Marwa were born joined at the skull, they’ve never been able to see each other’s faces.
Following the successful opening of its inpatient facility in January this year, Sidra Medicine has said it is ready to accept and conduct highly complex surgeries in Qatar.
Doctors Owase Jeelani and David Dunaway have worked together for more than a decade at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Their latest operation, which made headlines last week, was their most challenging yet: separating conjoined twins.
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