Separating conjoined twins
Twin sisters Safa and Marwa were born in Pakistan, with a one-in-two-million condition: they were joined at the head. Now, they have been separated after 50 hours of intense surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Meet the medical team that achieved this amazing feat.
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- If you had the chance to interview one of the operation’s lead doctors, what would you ask them?
- Watch a second short video explaining how the twins were separated. Using a range of connectives, write a summary of the procedure.