Separation of Thoraco-Omphalo-Ischiopagus Conjoined Twins: Surgical Planning, Management, and Outcomes.

@article{Trost2016SeparationOT,
  title={Separation of Thoraco-Omphalo-Ischiopagus Conjoined Twins: Surgical Planning, Management, and Outcomes.},
  author={Jeffrey G Trost and Lawrence O. Lin and Sarah Jane Clark and David Khechoyan and Larry H. Hollier and Edward P. Buchanan},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={138 5},
  pages={1064-1072}
}
BACKGROUND Conjoined twins are a rare medical phenomenon that offers a unique challenge for medical professionals. The complex anatomy of conjoined twins dictates their survival and amenability to separation, making each case different in terms of medical management, surgical planning, and patient outcomes. Thoraco-omphalo-ischiopagus twins, joined from the… CONTINUE READING