Friday, March 31, 2023

Texas doctors have been able to separate conjoined twins

physician in the state of Texas, related to Cook Children’s Medical Center, reported that He successfully performed the first operation to separate twins that they had joint born al share a liver,

Through a statement and a press conference, the doctors said that The process was historic for the unit and completion of healthcare institutions in the United States 11 hour process,

happened in the month of october when Twins named Jamie Lynn Rae and Amy Lynn Rose were born by cesarean section He was later transferred to the medical unit at Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Texas where his isolation was achieved.

Twins born in Texas hospital

The doctors explained that Conjoined twins occur in one out of every 200,000 live births., in the case of the little ones it was omphalopagus twinswhich means that they were attached to the abdomen and in that their evolution shared an organin their case liver,

pregnancy detected casesince in a 10-week ultrasound revealed babies were too spaced apartso that at a later appointment, it could be verified that they were united.

Amanda, the parent of twins Arcinega and James FinleyThen together with the doctors, they focused on the next steps, because there were no complications in the pregnancy,

Within the concerns of the doctors, under the leadership of Dr. jose iglesiasmedical director of pediatric surgery at Cook Children’s and exiled taborMaternal-Fetal Specialist at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital multiple twins die in the womb and since then their life expectancy is low many die after birth,

fortunately, each of the twins had its own heart and heart sacwhat made them candidate for separation operation, For him October 3, 2022 and after 32 weeks of pregnancy, twins were born by cesarean section,

The doctors identified each girl JamieLynn Wore More Purple Stuff why Amylin was green, Along with the parents, the hospital staff devoted themselves twin carewho responded correctly to multiple stimuli such as music and grew normally.

In this case, the doctors prescribed Isolation operation was to be done as soon as possible Let’s assume that One of the girls took in more nutrients than the other By sharing the organ they shared and also by sharing some of the blood supply.

So it was decided reach four months of life, will be operated, The procedure had many risks due to the dissection of the liver and the presence of potential infections. Furthermore, in such cases Babies require subsequent surgery to reconstruct and close their fused portion,

How was the operation completed?

For him 23 January the date of operation has comewhich included: Three anesthesiologists, four pediatricians, two plastic surgeons be close to Over a dozen medical professionals.

Two teams have been formed to take care of each girl child., all work together and at the same time until separation is achieved. in central lines are inserted for sedation in the first few hoursA slow and methodical process.

Later Mark the incision lines with cuts that must be precise To give a great chance to close. It took about two hours to separate the lower part of the sternum and the liver. Till then detachment was completed successfully,

Later Operation lasted more than eight hours the twins were officially separated, then doctors treat chest and abdominal closureWhereas Plastic surgeons help close the skin. surgery completed after eleven hours,

“It is very difficult to fully prepare for the challenges girls may face after surgery,” said Dr. Mary Frances Lynch of the procedure she will follow with the babies. “We still have some unknowns as to how their shared vasculature and shared anatomy and position will affect them over the last three months … As you can imagine, this is an incredibly major surgery and pain control is on our list.” I will be on top.” ,

Las Twins Jamie Lynn Rae and Amy Lynn Rose will go now rehabilitation phasea very comprehensive one that includes intervention of physiotherapists, nutritionists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, among others. The doctors explained that expare functional optimists and they expect to give authorization soon so that Can leave the hospital and go to his family.

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