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Medical Sketches - Kindergarten-Style

Well, it would seem that I managed to spark an interest in anatomical pathology in my young love, when I consented to show him images of the anatomical appearance of testicles, heart and brain the other night. 333 more words

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A Body That Has Forgotten It's A Body

“What have you done to us, Olive?!”

I turned to look at her. She was too close, in my face. She’s always in my face. We’re fused together at the side of the chest – head, neck, shoulders, two arms our own, the rest a shared chaos. 1,685 more words

Houston surgeons separate 10-month-old conjoined twin girls

HOUSTON (AP) — Doctors in Houston are optimistic that 10-month-old formerly conjoined twin girls will survive after a recent surgery that separated them.

It took 26 hours last week to separate the girls, Knatalyne Hope Mata and Adeline Faith, who shared a chest wall, lungs, a part of their heart lining, diaphragm, liver, colon, intestines and pelvic area, according to lead surgeon Dr. 373 more words


Conjoined twins separated in ‘first-of-its-kind’ surgery

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HOUSTON — Two 10-month-old girls born conjoined are now separated after a very delicate surgery and miracle procedure.

The surgery was performed by doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital. 270 more words


Conjoined twins successfully separated in ‘first-of-its-kind’ surgery

During the complex surgery, the team worked for approximately 23 hours on Knatalye and 26 hours on Adeline with the official separation occurring approximately 18 hours into the surgery. 630 more words


Texas family, doctors celebrate successful separation of conjoined twins

(KPRC/CNN) — Two 10-month old girls born conjoined have been separated after a very delicate surgery procedure performed by doctors at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. 165 more words