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Siamese twins separated in Israel

“recovering well”

The twins were born with fused occipital heads.
The twins were born with fused occipital heads.

The one-year-old twins were born with fused mote heads.

After a complicated process, they finally met each other for the first time.

Last Thursday, a team of doctors in Israel Surgery on twin girls who were born with fused heads in August last year. The operation took 12 hours and was carried out at the Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba, according to what was reported Jerusalem Post.

It’s an unusual operation, according to Mickey Gideon, the hospital’s chief of neurosurgery. In the world, the operation was carried out about 20 times and this was the first time in Israel. The twins must be among the youngest who have undergone this operation.

– They are recovering well. But we’ll have to wait and see what happens, he says NBC News.

Here they can see each other for the first time.

“wonderful moment”

On Sunday, the twins were placed in the same bed after a few days apart.

– The first two days after the operation, they were a little upset but when we brought them together again they became calm and calm, it was a wonderful moment. For the first time, they were able to see each other, Mickey Gideon tells NBC News.

There were 50 experts available during the operation, which was planned for several months.

– I am very proud of our team and all the specialists who were involved in this difficult and complex situation. “I want the twins and the family to get the treatment they need,” hospital director Shlomo Kodesh told the Jerusalem Post.

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