Separation of Craniopagus Twins.

Abstract

Separation of craniopagus twins is fraught by ethical issues. The surgery is high risk and may involve the sacrifice of one twin. We review surgical successes in separation of craniopagus twins and consider ethical and legal concepts affecting the decision to undertake such procedures. Our discussion considers how Gillett's potentiality principle and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0963180115000274

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@article{Johnson2016SeparationOC, title={Separation of Craniopagus Twins.}, author={Reuben Johnson and Philip Weir}, journal={Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees}, year={2016}, volume={25 1}, pages={38-49} }