On April 1, 2009, medical doctors at Hunan Kids”s Hospital in Central China carried out a profitable surgical procedure to separate a pair of conjoined twin women in a process that took 3 hours and 13 minutes. Now, over a decade later, the ladies have remained wholesome and completely happy, residing full lives.
The twins – Luo Hong and Luo Lan — have been born in Hunan province related from their breastbones to their abdomens and sharing one liver. This was extraordinarily uncommon, as solely about three in each 100,000 reside births end in conjoined twins. They have been separated simply two weeks after delivery.
Although the surgical procedure went easily, the twins’ situation was nonetheless sophisticated. Earlier than being transferred to the overall ward, that they had been within the neonatal intensive care unit beneath remark by a medical staff led by Gao Xirong, now director of the hospital’s neonatology division.
Greater than two months later, the twins have been discharged from the hospital. In subsequent years, the hospital continued to look after the twins by giving them free bodily examinations yearly.
“We’ve additionally visited their house,” Gao stated. “Now, each women are 1.63 meters tall, identical to me. And their mental and bodily growth are regular,” she stated with reduction.
“We’re grateful to the hospital and individuals who have lengthy proven their love for us,” stated Luo Guoquan, the twins’ father.
Luo Lan, the youthful sister, stated she desires to be a health care provider and assist extra folks.