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Odisha govt urges for treatment of separated twins at AIIMS,

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

has urged the authorities of AIIMS, New to allow the Kandhamal conjoined twins, who were separated in a marathon operation in the hospital, to stay there till their complete recovery, today said.

The craniopagus twins, and who were joined at the head were separated in an 11-hour conducted by a special team of doctors comprising 20 surgeons at AIIMS on October 25 last year.

"Of the twins, is still under treatment though has recovered. Therefore we have requested AIIMS New to keep them under its treatment," Jena told reporters here.

The parents of the twins had urged the state government to request for continuing the treatment of the twins in the hospital till they recover completely.

is quite fine but is still being fed with the help of tubes. He is vomiting after being fed. How can we admit the child to in Cuttack in this condition ?" asked Bhuyan Kanhar, the father of the twins.

The parents also said that the two should be allowed treatment at AIIMS, Bhubaneswar instead of at SCB Medical College and Hopsital in Cuttack after their discharge from AIIMS,

The conjoined twins, who hail from Milipada village in tribal Kandhamal district, were admitted in AIIMS, on July 13 last year.

The had provided Rs 1 crore financial assistance while gave Rs 1 lakh for their

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First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 20:10 IST