In the United States successfully shared-janiceps twins

The Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, USA, has successfully divided a pair of twins, who were born with fused heads.

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Now the 13-month D Haydon (left) and Anita (right) MacDonalds recovering extremely dangerous for the life of the operation, which lasted more than 20 hours.

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In the middle of the operation experienced neurosurgeon, James Goodrich even considered the possibility of a complete cessation of the procedure, because it turned out that the boy’s much more common brain tissue than expected.

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This is despite the pre-computerized 3D-modeling operations.

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With each cut blood pressure and heart rate Ananias dropped sharply. However, in the end, the doctor found a way out from this situation and continued operation for the separation of children.

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Separation means that one or both of the twins may have complications. In this case, it is clear that Ananias likely to suffer more severely disabled than his brother.

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The boys were born by Caesarean section last September near Chicago, Illinois. Their parents – 31-year-old Nicole and 37-year-old Christian.

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Technically Anita and Jason – twin janiceps.

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This phenomenon, which occurs only once in every 2.5 million births.

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About 40% of twins-janiceps – stillborn. Of those who survive – one in three dies within 24 hours after birth. And 80% of the survivors of the die before the age of two years, if they do not share.

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The cost of the operation amounted to 2.5 million. Dollars, much of which is covered by medical insurance family. The missing funds were collected by parents GoFundMe site.

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