June 25, 2018

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Yola (DailyTrust)

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Yola (DailyTrust)

A team of surgeons led by the Chief Medical Director of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, Professor Auwal Abubakar, has successfully separated four-month-old conjoined female twins.

Professor Auwal disclosed the development to journalists at a news conference in Yola yesterday.

“We have a successful separation of conjoined female twins (Omphilopagus),”he said, adding that the development was recorded following a team work by different medical units.

He said the surgery was conducted on May 14, adding that the chances of survival of the twins were excellent. Read more

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