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.
In an incredibly rare surgery that involved an equally rare congenital abnormality, two-year-old twin girls, Ervina and Prefina Bangalo, from Mbaiki, Central African Republic, had their skulls separated by doctors and nurses from the Bambino Gesù Paediatric Hospital in Italy, CNN reported this month.
Rare conjoined twins have been separated at a world-leading hospital in London, surgeons have announced.