Special Team To Treat Conjoined Twins In Cuttack Hospital


Cuttack: Sishu Bhawan authorities have constituted a special team of seven doctors to treat the conjoined twin girls born at Dhenkanal district headquarters hospital (DHH).

The team will be led by Dr Hiranya Mohanty, informed Superintendent of Sishu Bhawan Saroj Satpathy on Tuesday.

Notably, the conjoined twin girls were born on Monday.

Renubala Behera, wife of Pradeep Behera of Khalpal village of Parjang block in Dhenkanal district, gave birth to the twin girls joined from the chest to the stomach.

Both infants, who weighed 4.5 kg at birth, and the mother are stable, doctors said, adding that they would be shifted to Sishu Bhawan in Cuttack for further treatment.

Renubala was admitted to the hospital on Monday morning following labour pain. “My wife had undergone ultrasound here last month, but the doctors had not disclosed the test report to us,” Pradeep said. The couple already has a son.


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