Texas hospital successfully separates conjoined baby girls in 'marathon' procedure Medical News Today

February 25, 2015 11:14 AM

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Texas hospital successfully separates conjoined baby girls in 'marathon' procedure Medical News Today

The twins were estimated to weigh just 3 lb 7 oz each when they were born by Cesarean section at 31 weeks of gestation at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women in April 2014.

It was during a routine ultrasound 3 months earlier that the family - parents Elysse and John Eric Mata, and 5-year-old brother Azariah - learned not only that Mrs. Mata was carrying twins, but also that they were conjoined.

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