20 doctors carry out 12 hour surgery to separate conjoined twins in India 20 doctors carry out 12 hour surgery to separate conjoined twins in India
A successful surgery carried out by 20 doctors in India, has seen the separation of conjoined twin boys Love and Prince Zalte, from Mumbai, born in... 20 doctors carry out 12 hour surgery to separate conjoined twins in India

A successful surgery carried out by 20 doctors in India, has seen the separation of conjoined twin boys Love and Prince Zalte, from Mumbai, born in September 19 and joined from the lower part of the chest and shared a liver, intestine, bladder and pelvis.

1x1.trans - 20 Doctors separate conjoined twins after 12 hours surgery

The 12 hours surgery which began by 4am on Tuesday and involved pediatric surgeons, anesthetists and orthopedic surgeons, among others doctors, left the hospital’s operating theatres shut down, so the team could fully focus on the surgery.

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26-year-old  Sheetal Zalte, who learnt about her condition 24 weeks into her pregnancy, said:

‘It is hard to express in words how happy I will be to hold my children in both my arms.’

1x1.trans - 20 Doctors separate conjoined twins after 12 hours surgery

 

It is however unclear when the twins who have been in intensive care and resting in separate beds for the first time in their lives, will go home. More photos below;

1x1.trans - 20 Doctors separate conjoined twins after 12 hours surgery

1x1.trans - 20 Doctors separate conjoined twins after 12 hours surgery

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  • Pauline

    2017-12-15 #1 Author

    Congratulations for the successful surgery,! May god bless you

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  • Lizzie rose

    2017-12-15 #2 Author

    Im. So happy for you and that your adorable boys are ok now and can go back home. God bless

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  • Qua’Shala Tellis

    2017-12-15 #3 Author

    So glad the surgery went so well! 💕

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  • Trinity

    2017-12-15 #4 Author

    Aww bless them babies 😫🙏🏽

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  • Rinnaa

    2017-12-15 #5 Author

    praying for a fast recovery 🙏🏾

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  • Roanne

    2017-12-15 #6 Author

    Praise God for he guide the two beautiful twins on their operation. ☝

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  • Safiyyah

    2017-12-15 #7 Author

    Awww praying for a speedy recovery 🙏🙏

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  • Kayla Rhea

    2017-12-16 #8 Author

    Those poor babies! Praying for a quick recovery 💞

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  • Emmanuel

    2017-12-17 #9 Author

    God will make miracles.

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  • Celia

    2017-12-17 #10 Author

    Prayers for babies and family

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  • Lisa M Loyd

    2017-12-17 #11 Author

    Am happy things went well prayers

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  • Tiara bass

    2017-12-17 #12 Author

    Tyj all is well for them babies

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  • Tiara bass

    2017-12-17 #13 Author

    Such a blessing

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  • Dominique

    2017-12-18 #14 Author

    Praying for a speedy recovery.

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  • Jennifer

    2017-12-18 #15 Author

    God is good! Glad the surgery went well and the parents can have healthy children!

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  • Kweku

    2017-12-20 #16 Author

    Glory be to God. Congrats Medics.

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