Trending News: World’s most complicated operation, doctors from different countries worked day and night to separate the 2 children attached to the head

Trending News: Brazilian Twins whose heads were fused together have been successfully separated with the help of a British neurosurgeon. Three-year-olds Bernardo and Arthur Lima underwent seven operations in Rio de Janeiro, overseen by Great Ormond Street Hospital. Pediatric surgeon Dr. Jilani did Noor-ul-Owas. The charity Gemini Untwined, which funded the surgery, said it was […]
 


Trending News: World’s most complicated operation, doctors from different countries worked day and night to separate the 2 children attached to the head

Trending News: Brazilian Twins whose heads were fused together have been successfully separated with the help of a British neurosurgeon. Three-year-olds Bernardo and Arthur Lima underwent seven operations in Rio de Janeiro, overseen by Great Ormond Street Hospital. Pediatric surgeon Dr. Jilani did Noor-ul-Owas. The charity Gemini Untwined, which funded the surgery, said it was one of the most complex ablation procedures ever performed.

Surgeons from many countries gathered

Surgeons in London and Rio tested the techniques for several months using VR of the twins based on CT and MRI scans. Jilani said that for the first time in the world, surgeons from different countries wore headsets and operated simultaneously in the same virtual reality room. He further said, it is necessary to see the anatomy and perform surgery before putting children at any risk. You can imagine how reassuring this is for the surgeons.’

27-hour surgery to detach the brain

Doctor. Jilani said, ‘In some ways these tasks are considered the most difficult of our times, and doing them in virtual reality was really like taking humans to Mars.’ Jilani said, during the 27-hour surgery, he took only a few minutes break for food and water. The twins had high blood pressure and heart rates until they met again four days later and did not touch their hands. Head of Pediatric Surgery at Instituto Estadual do Cerebro Paulo Niemeyer in Jilani, Brazil, Dr. With Gabriel Muferez leading the process.

Doctor. “Ever since the parents of the boys came to Rio from their home in the Roraima area two-and-a-half years ago, they have become a part of our family at the hospital here,” Mufraz said. We are delighted that the operation went so well and had a life-changing outcome for the boys and their families.