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Nigerian Paediatric Surgeon Separates Conjoined Twins in USA

Nigerian Paediatric Surgeon Separates Conjoined Twins in USA

Children's Health, NEWS
Another mile stone was recorded recently by a Nigerian doctor in far away America. Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye is a Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Foetal Centre and foetal surgery team member, as well as a general paediatric surgeon. Recently, the medical expert living and working in the United States of America led a team of 75 specialists - working round the clock to successfully separate a set of conjoined twin girls in the State of Texas, in a gruelling process that lasted 12 hours. In the end the thirteen-month-old girls (Anna Grace and Hope Elizabeth Richards) are able to live their lives separately, the experts say. The twins were given birth just a little more than a year ago but separated recently at the Texas Children’s Hospital in a 7 hour delicate surgery led by the Nigerian bo