Australian surgeons separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

Headline Australian surgeons separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

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.

Surgeons in Australia separate conjoined girls from Bhutan

Conjoined twins from Bhutan were separated at an Australian hospital Friday in a delicate operation that divided their shared liver and reconstructed their abdomens.

Conjoined twins separation joy

An operation to separate Bhutanese twins Nima and Dawa at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital has been successful, doctors say.

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 twins successfully separated in life-changing Melbourne surgery

The sisters are in recovery following the operation which took six hours to complete.

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.

18-strong Aussie medical team separate Bhutan twins known as "Green" and "Red" in marathon surgery.

Joy as conjoined twin babies separated

The 15-month-old girls from Bhutan are "doing very well", Australian surgeons say.