Bhutanese conjoined twins separated in Australia

Hindustan TimesSurgeons in Australia on Friday successfully separated conjoined twins from Bhutan. The delicate operation lasted almost six hours at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital. Nima and Dawa were joined from the lower chest to just above the pelvis. The 15-month-old girls also shared a liver. An operating team of 18 members were involved in the procedure. The head of pediatric surgery, Dr Crameri said the major challenge was to reconstruct the twins’ abdomens. A team of surgeons, nurses and anaesthetists were involved in the procedure.

Conjoined Bhutanese twins separated in Australia

Australian surgeons have successfully separated 15-month-old Bhutanese twins, Nima and Dawa, who had been joined at the torso.

The operation to separate conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa has begun in Melbourne and is expected to...

Conjoined Bhutanese twins enter separation surgery in Melbourne

Conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa have entered the operating theatre to undergo life-changing separation surgery in Melbourne.

18-strong Aussie medical team separate Bhutan twins known as "Green" and "Red" in marathon surgery.

14-month-old conjoined twins successfully separated in Melbourne

A large medical team at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital takes about six hours to separate Nima and Dawa Pelden, who were joined at the chest and shared a liver.

A mother prays as surgery to separate Nima and Dawa begins A mother prays as surgery to separate Nima and Dawa begins

The world waits for news as surgeons at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne begin the high-profile operation.