Case study: Safa & Marwa

A tricky start

It took longer than expected to arrange the logistics to have the twins transferred over to the UK, arriving in August 2018. The first stage of separation was undertaken on 15th October 2018, with this surgery lasting 10 hours.

The next stage of separation was 4 weeks later on November 12th 2018. The surgery was more complicated and lasted some 22 hours. The tissue expanders were inserted on 11th January 2019 and the final separation was undertaken on February 11th 2019. This surgery lasted some 14 hours. The girls were discharged from hospital on July 1st, 2019 and continue to make steady progress within an ongoing rehabilitation programme.

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Safa and Marwa's mother holds her children post-operation.
Safa and Marwa, craniopagus twins, lie on a bed pre-operation.


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