Egyptian conjoined twins successfully separated in Saudi Arabia

March 1, 2009

A team of 70 medical personnel has successfully separated conjoined Egyptian twins at King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical City in Riyadh on Saturday. The medical team headed by Minister of Health Dr. Abdullah Rabeeah successfully separated the conjoined twins, Hassan and Mahmoud, in a 10-hour operation. The conjoined boys, Hassan and Mahmoud, arrived in Saudi Arabia February 10 in a special Medevac. The separation surgery is the twenty-first in a series of conjoined twins separation at the King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical City.