This has never before succeeded - but now the siamese twins have been separated

This has never before succeeded - but now the siamese twins have been separated
Separating siamese twins that are attached to the chest and the stomach has never previously been successful. But for Knatalye Hope and Faith Adeline, it was.

The girls were born in Texas in April 2014. The twins shared congestion, parts of the heart, liver, parts of the intestines and pelvis. To separate these entailed very great risk, and the chance that one or both would not survive was great. Never before have both twins who have been fastened together in the chest and abdomen, survived an operation to separate them.

12 surgeons, six anesthesiologists and eight nurses took part in the 26-hour operation to separate the 10-month-old Siamese twins Knatalye Hope and Faith Adeline. The operation was successful, and the girls are now recovering the hospital.

- Our team has planned the operation for several months. We have also made a 3D model of their organs so that we could practice on the surgery, says surgeon Darrell Cass.

The girls must go through several operations in the coming years, but all indications are that both will grow up - in each body.

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