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Conjoined Twins Separated At National Hospital, Abuja

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Conjoined twin girls identified as Goodness and Mercy Martins be been successfully separated by specialist doctors at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Bittertruth Media gathered that the girls were joined at the chest, abdomen and liver.

Before the conduct of the operation on November 14, 2019, the girls and their parents have reportedly spent about 16 months after they were referred from Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa state, in August 2018.

After the successful operation, they were discharged on Thursday, nine weeks after the girls were separated.

Speaking on Thursday, Jaf Mommoh, the chief medical director, said separation of Goodness and Mercy was more successful than the previous six carried out by the hospital.

 

Mommoh added that the hospital decided to fund the care and the entire process leading up to the major surgical procedure as “our corporate social responsibility”.

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