21 December 2012
Appointed time for Separation Of Saudi Conjoined Twins Abdullah and Salman
All Times are Saudi Local time (GMT +3)
 
Phase 1: Anesthesia
13:15 Preparation to transfer the twin to Operation Section
13:30 The twin Abdullah and Salman have been in the Operation Room
14:00 Preparation to start the Phase 1-Anesthesia
14:10 Twin successful intubated, the IV lines are inserted
14:20 Upper GI endoscopy has been completed successfully
Phase2: GASTROENTEROLOGY (Upper endoscopy)
14:30 This phase has been completed successfully during Phase 1
Phase3: Preparing And Prepping
15:15 This phase started few minutes ago by Preparing & Prepping
Phase 4: Incision And Opening
16:00 This phase started few minutes ago by planning the incisions site then the preparation and positioning
17:00 The team has completed the separation of the pericardial sacs around the heart and repaired it as well as a major part of the chest wall
Phase 5: Separation (Liver Bowel)
17:15 Preparation to start the Phase
18:10 This phase has been completed successfully and the Team now is preparing for next phase
18:20 The twin have been moved to separated bed for the first time
Phase 6: Urology
18:40 This phase has been completed successfully for the Twin Abdullah
Phase 7: Reconstruction
19:10 The Team will be divide to 2 teams A-B & Wounds for Abdullah and Salman are being closed now
Phase 8: Dressing and Coverage
20:30 The " Dressing Phase " has been completed successfully
21:45 The separation surgery for the Saudi Conjoined Twins "Abdullah and Salman" has been completed successfully. The two boys have been transported to the PICU