Emergency separation of a xipho-omphalopagus twin in a developing country

  • RM Shukla
  • B Mukhopadhyay
  • KC Mandal
  • K Saha
  • D Roy
  • PP Mukherjee
Keywords: Conjoined, emergency separation, female, newborn, surgery, twins

Abstract

Female conjoined twins (thoraco-omphalopagus) were delivered by emergency caesarean section in a private nursing home. On examination, one of the twins was dead and was threatening the survival of the surviving
twin (twin A). An emergency separation was performed to salvage the surviving twin.
Published
2011-05-27
Section
Articles

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