Houston surgeons separate 10-month-old conjoined twin girls

February 23, 2015 4:57 PM

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HOUSTON – Doctors were optimistic 10-month-old conjoined twin girls will survive the surgery that has separated them.

It took 26 hours last week to separate the girls, Knatalyne Hope Mata and Adeline Faith, who shared a chest wall, lungs, a part of their heart lining, diaphragm, liver, colon, intestines and pelvic area, according to lead surgeon Dr. Darrell Cass. The surgery, which took place at Texas Children's Ho...

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