Friday, June 19, 2015
Appointed time for Separation Of Yemeni Conjoined Twins (Abdullah & Abdulaziz)
All Times are Saudi Local time (GMT +3)
Phase 1: Anesthesia
13:10 Preparation to transfer the twin to the Operating Room
13:40 The twins are under anesthesia and artificial respirators have been inserted
14:10 The Team is inserting the central venous lines for Abdullah
14:45 The Team inserted the arterial lines
14:55 The anesthesia phase is complete
Phase 2: Preparation and Positioning
15:00 The surgical area has been sterilized and the urinary catheters have been inserted
Phase 3: Incision and Openingv
15:25 The surgical team planned the incision site, opened the abdomen to prepare for bowel, liver, urological system, and reproductive system separation
Phase 4: Bowel and Liver Separation
15:50 The bowel and liver separation started
16:55 The bowel and liver separation has been completed
Phase 5: Urological and Gentile System Separation
17:00 The surgical team started the Urological and gentile systems separation
18:30 Urological and gentile systems have been completely separated and the orthopedic team now will divide the pelvic bones
Phase 6: Orthopedics
19:00 The Orthopedic Team separated pelvic bones completely
19:45 This phase has been completed successfully and the Team now is preparing for next phase
Phase 7: Reconstruction
19:50 The Team will be divide in to 2 teams A-B & Wounds for Abdullah & Abdulaziz are being closed now
Phase 8: Dressing and Coverage
22:30 The " Dressing Phase " has been completed successfully
22:45 The separation surgery for the Yemeni Conjoined Twin have been completed successfully. The two boys have been transported to the PICU