Uncommon surgery carried out by Doctors in Libya
One-week old conjoined twins successfully separated
|Co joined twins before surgery|
The hospital administration said the surgery took place on Wednesday, October 5, and lasted for two hours.
It was conducted by Libyan surgeons. The 39-year old mother was admitted to Al-Hadbah Hospital on September 30 to undergo a delivery operation for twin babies.
During the operation, the doctors found out that the co joined twins had their livers attached to each other. The delivery operation lasted for one hour and the mother was allowed to leave while the twin boys were kept at the Newborn Care Unit for the separation surgery.
The Doctors affirmed that their health condition is stable and are expected to leave the hospital in a few days.
The video below shows the twins after undergoing surgery .