The conjoined Gaibandha twins-Tofa and Tahura isolated
The conjoined twins who were born in Gaibandha -- Tofa and Tahura – have been separated, according to the last update received from the operation theatre at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
An on duty-doctor at the surgery told reporters that the twins, who were joined at the waist, were separated around 2:15pm and that the completion of the surgery would take more some time.
Daughters of Shahida and Raju Mia from Gaibandha, the twins were trusted to have been suffering from a medical condition called ‘Pygopagus’ in which two individuals are joined at the buttocks.
A 30-member medical team of DMCH comprised of doctors from different departments including anesthesia, burn and plastic surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, urology and radiology are operating on the children.