Stephen Sackur speaks to neurosurgeon Owase Jeelani. How does he deal with the extreme stress of life-and-death decision-making that comes with his chosen profession?
Doctors Owase Jeelani and David Dunaway have worked together for more than a decade at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Their latest operation, which made headlines last week, was their most challenging yet: separating conjoined twins Safa and Marwa over 50 gruelling hours. They tell Hilary Rose how they did it
The 1-year-old twins were separated in surgery lasting over 12 hours. “For the first time, the family can hold the babies separately,” a pediatric neurosurgeon at the hospital said.
This new two-part documentary for ITV explores the amazing world of conjoined twins, discovering how families cope with the extraordinary circumstance of being parents to the rarest of babies
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Rare conjoined twins have been separated at a world-leading children’s hospital in London, surgeons have announced.
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