“Following 60 hours of Egyptian Siamese Twins Separation Alaa & Walaa, artificial respirators were weaned off from the twin Alaa and she breaths normally, and is fully awake”, said Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Consultant, Pediatric Surgery, Chief Surgeon and Head of Multidisciplinary Team. Dr. Al-Rabeeah also stressed that all vital organs for the twin Alaa are, Thank God, working normally.
As for the twin Walaa, who has congenital heart abnormalities, she is still on artificial respirator, and the medical team started weaning artificial respirators from her. It is expected to wean off these respirators within two days.
Dr. Al-Rabeeah, Chief Surgeon and Head of Multidisciplinary Team, emphasized that the condition of the twin Walaa is completely stable and there are no signs of complications or problems in her vital organs.
Each twin is expected to stay in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for approximately two weeks.