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.

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...

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Conjoined Bhutanese sisters were separated in a six-hour operation at an Australian hospital on Friday and the lead surgeon said he was quietly confident the infants would recover successfully.

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.

Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa successfully separated at Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne Conjoined twins Nima and Dawa successfully separated in marathon surgery

After a marathon effort involving an 18-strong medical team, doctors at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital have successfully separated conjoined Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa.

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.