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Killing one to save another: Ethical and medical challenges in conjoined twin births
 

Killing one to save another: Ethical and medical challenges in conjoined twin births

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Conjoined twins have a very low estimated survival rate of not more than half surpassing the first day, and only 5% to 25% living beyond that.
 
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15 Sep 2016 - General
 
Yes indeed, Rajinda Asalage, it is their fate. And what a remarkable experience. So the twins are alive and separate ...
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Theekshana Abayawickrama Yes, both of them are still alive. They are already 6 years old and they're beginning to develop some expected complications. Because their both cranial compart...
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Conjined twins: not a soft topic to discuss. That is their fate. They can be joined at several levels. By the chest, abdomen, base of the spine, whole length of the spine, pelvis, trunk, head, head and chest are the usual regions of the joint. Surgic...
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Marinelle Castro Thanks for sharing your experience. I myself have not been in such a situation, but I can understand, as doctors who play the role of god in such instances to decide their ...
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I only had one experience with conjoined twins, specifically total craniopagus twins. This is a rare condition with less then 50 documented cases worldwide. We were requested to perform separation surgery. We formed a multidisciplinary team involving...
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