The Canadian Press

1985-10-27 | Siamese Twins

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Nine month old Siamese twins were successfully separated in a lengthy operation at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children on October 27. Canadian Press reporter Mike Omelus had this report.

Date: 1985-10-27
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 41 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it took 22 and 1/2 hours to separate Mira and Shiva ramkalawan the babies from Trinidad were born joined at the waist and shared among other things that come in pelvis and genitals Hospital spokesman Claudia Anderson says the separation was successful but there will be a lengthy recovery. It's incredibly invasive Anderson says the twins will both remain male the hospital was the focus of attention and some controversy last year when doctors not only separated another pair of Siamese twins with surgically transformed one of them into a girl like almost Toronto >>