Six days after the separation operation of the Cameroonian conjoined twins (Pheinbom and Shevoboh), the twin Shevoboh is in stable condition, and has been taken off the artificial respirator by the Medical Team.
Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Head of the Medical and Surgical Team, stated that the respiratory and digestive systems as well as the liver functions of the twins are normal. Twenty four hours after disconnection of the artificial respirator, Shevoboh started natural feeding through the mouth and has not shown any signs of complications.
As for the other twin, Pheinbom, she is still on artificial respiration due to hypertension in the pulmonary artery. The medical team has been administering the necessary medications to her, and it is expected that she will stay on artificial respiration for a few more days. However, it should be added that there have been no complications resulting from the separation operation of the conjoined twins
His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah highly values the noble humanitarian efforts of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his constant support for the national health sector and the health sector of the National Guard. Due to his unfaltering support, medical services in our country rank among the top in the world, making the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an important option for people worldwide seeking medical treatment.
The twins’ parents were overwhelmed with joy when they saw that the doctors had removed Shevoboh’s artificial respirator, and that both twins were in stable condition. They were delighted to see their daughter start oral feeding and hoped that the other daughter would follow in the same path of development.
The parents of the Cameroonian twins extended their thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for his noble humanitarian stance and his Directive to have the twins brought from the Cameroon Republic to Riyadh for treatment and separation at his own expense.
They also expressed their appreciation for the efforts of the Medical and Surgical Team who performed the separation operation, especially the Head of the Team, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah