Safa and Marwa Ullah, from Charsadda in Pakistan are two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels. They have recently been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital.
The surgery on took place at Great Ormond Street in what has been described as a “long and complex journey”. There were also several smaller procedures and experts carried out a total of more than 50 hours of operations involving 100 staff.
The conjoined twins, were discharged on 1st July. They are now having daily physiotherapy as part of their rehabilitation.
Their mother, Zainab Bibi, 34, said: “We are indebted to the hospital and to the staff and we would like to thank them for everything they have done. We are extremely excited about the future.”
Great Ormond Street Hospital has previously successfully separated craniopagus twins in 2006 and 2011.