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Al-Ekhbariya channel published a video documenting touching moments of joy for the family of the Nigerian Siamese twins, following the success of the operation.
The Advisor at the Royal Court, General Supervisor of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, Head of Lieutenant General Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, confirmed that the operation is going well.
Fifth stage of separating Nigerian Siamese twins
He explained in statements to Al-Ekhbariya, that he and the medical team are confident in the medical team after its success in the fifth stage of separating the Nigerian Siamese twins, “Hassana and Hasina.”
He emphasized that, thanks to God and then thanks to the medical team, all the seventh stages of the operation passed successfully in a shorter time than planned, as the liver and intestines were separated and the intestines of each twin child were identified.
The medical team will successfully separate the twins
And he indicated that members of the medical team specializing in urology have now started the last stage, which is expected to take less than five hours, and that during the coming hours, the medical team will be able to separate the twins successfully.
In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the medical and surgical team began this morning the operations to separate Siamese twins.
This was led by the Advisor at the Royal Court, General Supervisor of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, Head of Lieutenant General Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah.
Separation of Nigerian Siamese twins “Hassana and Hasina”
The process of separating the Nigerian Siamese twins, “Hassana and Hasina,” sons of Omar Rayano, is taking place, with the participation of 35 consultants, specialists, and nursing and technical cadres.
Anesthesia and pediatric surgery specialties
The medical team is participating in the specialties of anesthesiology, pediatric surgery, pediatric urology, pediatric plastic surgery, orthopedics, and others.
And that at King Abdullah Specialist Hospital for Children in King Abdulaziz Medical City of the National Guard in Riyadh.
Eight stages and takes about 14 hours
Dr. Al-Rabeeah explained that the surgery is expected to take place in eight stages and take about 14 hours.
He pointed out that the twins were born in the city of Kaduna, Nigeria, on January 12, 2022 AD.
They share the abdomen, pelvis, liver, intestines, urinary and reproductive system, and pelvic bones.
130 cases from 23 countries over 33 years
He added that the Kingdom’s program for separating Siamese twins supervised 130 cases from 23 countries over 33 years, and separated 55 cases, and this case is No. 56.
In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.. the start of the process of separating the Nigerian Siamese twins “Hassana and Hasina”