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Siamese Okayed for Surgery in US

Posted by This Day (Lagos) - By Tokunbo Adedoja And Sefy Megafu on 2003/07/27 | Views: 742 |

Siamese Okayed for Surgery in US


The Siamese twins delivered 10 days ago at the Lagos Island Maternity are to be separated uopn at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Teaching Hospital, Maryland, USA. Lagos State commissioner for Health, Dr. Lekan Pitan, has disclosed.

The Siamese twins delivered 10 days ago at the Lagos Island Maternity are to be separated uopn at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University Teaching Hospital, Maryland, USA. Lagos State commissioner for Health, Dr. Lekan Pitan, has disclosed. Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos, Pitan who also disclosed that two other california - based hospital would be used as back - ups, said the conjoined babies would be flown abroad in two weeks. The Siamese twins delivered on July 16 by Mrs Kikelomo Shobowale Davies, a professional scretary, were joined at the abdominal region.

Pitan said that contrary to initial fears that the babies might share some vital organs like kidney, pre - surgical findings revealed that the conjoined twins share only large intestine and the umbilical cord

Reading the radiologists report, the commissioner said "both hearts are probably separate. There is fusion of the anterior aspects of both livers following the I.V contrast medium, there is a clear demarcation of one liver from the other".

"The spleen and kidneys appear normal. Pancreas not seen bilaterally since the babies have a sepaerate pelius each.

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Olusola Okhiria Nee Sodunke(Newport, Newport, UK)says...

This is a great piece of history, which is dear to our hearts as people and very much appreciated.

Many thanks to the people who worked hard in the past and those who are still making efforts to keep the institution.

The labour is obviouly worth it. We are proud of you all.

A lot still to be done, with the motivation of the champions of this course, others will follow as well to maintain the institution

May God continue to keep the edifice for development of future generations to the glory of God and the benefits of our fatherland.

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Joel Efiong(Calabar, Nigeria)says...

This is a great piece. The examination bodies should hire you as ICT consultant.

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Sunday Mbe(Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria)says...

ULIMASI means' GOD,THANK YOU' not THANK GOD.

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Sunday Mbe(Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria)says...

The name ULIMASI is from the UTUGWANG tribe in OBUDU local government area of CROSS RIVER STATE in Nigeria.

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Okfold(Sobe, Edo, Nigeria)says...

I want the meaning of female owan name Ekeke (Edo state)