Successful Separation of Conjoined Twins: The Contemporary Experience and Historic Review in Memphis.


Conjoined twins are a rare phenomenon with historically poor outcomes after separation. We present a review of 8 sets of conjoined twins operated on in Memphis, Tenn, from 1953-2016. Except for 1 set of twins, before 2010, all experienced at least 1 fatality either before, during, or as a result of separation. Since 2010, we have separated an additional 2… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001342


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