Shocking images reveal the moment a parasitic twin was removed from her brother's torso so he can survive in a gruelling 15-hour operation



Surgeons have successfully separated a baby boy from his parasitic twin in a 15-hour operation.
The fully-formed baby boy, known only as Haneen, was cut away from his parasitic twin sister, named Farah, who did not survive as she had no lungs or heart of her own and very little brain tissue.
In a gruelling procedure that started at 8am and did not finish until 11pm that evening, doctors first separated the twins' intestines and liver, following by their urinary system and pelvis.
The twins, who were connected via the abdomen, were finally separated at the hips at the King Abdullah... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Health, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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