Admin l Friday, November 11, 2022
ILORIN, Kwara, Nigeria – A team of doctors from the Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ilorin, UNIILORIN have carried out another successful operation on conjoined twin.
The twin were joined at the abdomen but the team of sojourns succeeded in carrying out the operation after a rigorous exercise. The operation took place at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State
One of the surgeon here displays the photographs of the babies looking good and well after the operation.
This is not the first time UNILORIN will be undertaking such a complex operation on conjoined twins.
In January 2021, a multidisciplinary medical team from the faculty of Basic Medical Sciences and of the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin successfully separated a set of conjoined twins.
It was the second successful exercise after the first one carried out about 16 years back.
The twin in the case of 2021 were delivered through emergency caesarean section, following a prolong labour at the General Hospital, New Busa, Niger State by a 25 year old woman, Mrs. Tawakalitu Ahmed.
The babies were joined at the chest and abdomen. They were separated when they were 127 days old.