Thursday, June 18, 2015

3 Nigerian surgeon, others separate cojoined twins in a 26 hrs operation

It has emerged that three Nigerian born surgeons were among the team of 12 surgeons in the US, who successfully separated a conjoined twins(pictured with their mother before the surgery), who shared a common diaphragm, pelvis, lungs, intestines and lining of the heart and were joined at the chest almost head-to-head.DR. Olutoye.     
A no mean feat, incidentally, the three Nigerians, Professor Oluyinka Olutoye, a paediatric surgeon, Dr Toyin Olutoye, an anaesthesiologist, and Dr Oluyemisi Adeyemi-Fowode, a paediatric gynaecologist, received their Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
Professor Oluyinka (1st pictured) and Dr. Toyin(2nd pictured) are couple, and both work with Dr Oluyemisi Adeyemi-Fowode(3rd pictured) at Texas Children’s Hospital where the former is a Co-Director.
The successful operation that took them and their 9 colleagues 26 hours is currently being celebrated worldwide

5 comments :

  1. Our Naija peeps are doing extraordinary things these days. Kudos to them
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  2. wow this is great news.i am proud ofthem already

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  3. AM PROUD OF MY NAIJA. FELLOW GOONS LIKE ME. BARBILICIOUS LOTS

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