Conjoined female twins separated at Ilorin University Teaching Hospital


Nigerian University Teaching Hospitals are making waves in their long strives to follow their colleagues abroad in the field of success in major and complex operations. This time around, Ilorin Teaching Hospital successfully separated conjoined female twins with no much ado.

Cheering news from the University of Ilorin Teaching hospital as a set of conjoined female twins were successfully separated by a team of medical experts on Thursday, January 14.

The babies were separated by a 66-member all Nigerian team of paediatric surgeons, paediatricians, paediatric cardiologist, anaesthetists, cardiothoracic surgeon, nurses, pharmacists, behavioral scientists and many more.  

The team was led by Paediatric surgeon, Prof Lukman Abdul-Rahman who is pictured above carrying the babies.

Congrats to the team!

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