Chilean Siamese twins born with single heart can’t be separated, surgeon says

February 13, 2015 2:31 PM

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Chilean Siamese twins born with single heart can’t be separated, surgeon says

Surgeons in Chile have determined that 5-month-old Siamese twin girls cannot be separated because they share a single heart, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Anais and Amanda were born with a cyanotic heart, which means each girl had a heart, but their organs were positioned so close together that they merged into one. The diagnosis isn’t associated with a long life expectancy, CEN reported.

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