HCM City doctors separate conjoined twins

Around 100 doctors and nurses at City Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital 1 and 2, Cho Ray Hospital and others in HCM City on July 15 took part in a successful operation to separate conjoined twins.


The surgery started at 6 a.m and finished at around 6.40 pm.

The 13 months-old girls were then transferred to a care unit in the HCMC Children’s Hospital to be monitored.

The rate of conjoined twins worldwide is 1 per 200,000 live births. Among the rate, only 6 percent are joined at the pelvis./.