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Skin grafting surgery performed on Jaga




 Doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi today conducted a skin grafting surgery on one of conjoined twins Jaga’s skull today.

Jaga’s skin grafting surgery that involved removing skin from one area of the body and transplanting it to his head was done after two months of the cranial separation surgery. The skin transplantation took nearly 2 to 3 hours, informed hospital authorities. Earlier on December 25, the separated conjoined twins Jaga and Kalia looked adorable in Santa Claus caps. The AIIMS authorities had shared some pictures of the twins wearing the red conical caps on the Christmas Eve sitting on their parent’s lap. Reportedly, the procedure of discharge from the hospital has started while Kalia has begun to show considerable signs of improvement.

Kalia was undergoing treatment at the general ward after being discharged from neonatal ICU, informed hospital sources. Notably, the twins were successfully separated following two phases of marathon surgery by doctors at AIIMS Hospital in New Delhi on October 25 and 26. A team of doctors comprising of 30 specialists from the institute’s neurosurgery, neuro-anaesthesia and plastic surgery departments had undertaken the operation.






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