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Conjoined twin girls separated in seven-hour surgery

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During a seven-hour operation last month, surgeons divided 13-month-old Anna and Hope Richards, who shared their chest wall, lining of the heart, diaphragm and liver.
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Surgeons Separate Toddlers Joined at Chest and Abdomen

Surgeons Separate Toddlers Joined at Chest and Abdomen

11 monthes ago   |   By

Doctors in Houston have successfully separated twin toddlers who were born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen.
A spokeswoman at Texas Children's Hospital says 13-month-old Anna and Hope Richards were in good condition Tuesday. Lindsey Fox says separation surgery was done Jan. 13 and announced Monday.
Fox says the twin sisters join two brothers and their parents, Jill and Michael Richards of North Texas. Fox declined to provide more specifics about the family as the parents focus on their daughters' recovery.
Officials say a routine ultrasound revealed the girls were conjoined. The...
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