Doctors separate siamese twins at UCH Ibadan

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at 08:38 PM, 24/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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A set of siamese twins weighing 2.5 at birth were successively separated on Thursday, by a team of medical experts at  University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan


The separation of the siamese twins born 3.00 a.m by one Jumoke Ajibola, a 26-year-old patent medicine vendor residing in Jos, took the team of experts led by Dr Kayode Ogundoyin about three hours.



The siamese twins, a baby girl and another that was partly formed, were joined in the honeypotl area and shared one heart. The partly formed siamese twins only had legs and intestines, but no head.

The surviving twin, currently at the intensive care unit of the hospital is responding well to treatment and weighed 2kg after the surgical separation which included a reconstruction of her honeypot.

Hospital sources confirming the incident disclosed that the partly formed twin had been sent to pathologist for assessment of what caused the problem.

Also, tests carried out on the baby girl indicated that she need not fear any complications from her parasitic twins later in the future.


cadanre at 08:48 PM, 24/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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So Nigerian doctors had began to carry out such complicated surgery. Good!

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nowahala at 11:29 PM, 24/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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Separation of siamese twins usually take more than 3hrs.This was easy bcos one of d twin was malformed and already dead. I look forward to wen we will separation siamese twins who will both stay alive.Nigerian doctors are really working hard in a harsh environment.
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ILOVEIT at 12:00 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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ok,i can see some improvement.bravo!

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elusakin at 01:43 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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Thank God people are beginning to see that the white only hype little things they do, giving us the impression they are the "best"
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dogodajiabuja at 05:11 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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i guess this woman decided to trust our nigerian doctors bcos she could not afford to travel abroad...am glad it was successful....thank God.
if her husband had access to government or oil money, they would prefer to go spend it abroad.
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truthisbitter at 07:03 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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AFTER THEM GO SAY NAIJA NO GOOD
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chinwangwa at 08:11 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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AT LEAST NIGERIA DOCTORS ARE PERFECT MORE THAN MOST AMERICAN DOCTORS.
THAT FOOL GAVE MICHAEL JACKSON EXCESS PROPOFOL AND HE DIED SO I THANKGOD FOR NIGERIAN DOCTORS KNOWING THE JOB.
WE NEED GOVERNMENT SUPPORT TO GOT TO THE CLIMAX EXPECTATIONS IN MED FIELD
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SNYPER at 08:31 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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congratulobia Wink
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walerian at 08:40 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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e be like say na oyinbo do the operation self!
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simele at 08:57 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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good news naija
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lanudja at 09:05 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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ok
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baby14life at 09:39 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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UP NAIJA
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naturalqueen at 10:20 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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This is a medical imrovement for Nigeria and a success story also. Im happy
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nilex at 10:26 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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Nigeria doctors are trying their best. But out govt are not encouraging them. Cogratulation to all nigeria doctors.. Cheesy
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Eucharia at 10:29 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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Thank God for Nigerian Doctors they are trying now but i saw oyibo there,maybe the oyibo help them, anyway they ave tryed
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conakry at 10:52 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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Thank God. Who says Nigerian doctors are not good. What they need is adequate funding of our hospitals.
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moniconyez at 11:15 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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BRAVO
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xavexdo5 at 11:22 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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dats a very nice thing to hear.keep up d good work doctors
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sixtyhoneyy at 11:51 AM, 25/01/2011 (7 years ago)
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hmmmm nice one
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