Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Doctors team up to save twins

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By  Jesse Mikofu

A team of pediatricians and surgeons at Bugando referral hospital have joined forces to save the lives of conjoined twins.
The two were born by Elena Paul, 21, on January 3, this year, at Mara regional hospital and were later referred to Bugando referral hospital in Mwanza for specialist treatment. 

The two baby girls had a combined weight of 4.6 kilograms at birth and had conjoined chests and stomachs.

Dr Festo Manyama, a pediatrician at Bugando referral hospital told The Citizen that a team of surgeons and other specialists have been assembled to determine how best to deal with their condition.

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