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Conjoined twins who shared fused brains successfully separated in Brazil

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Three-year-old boys Bernardo and Arthur Lima were born with fused brains. They underwent multiple surgeries in Rio de Janeiro under the direction of Great Ormond Street Hospital paediatric surgeon Noor ul Owase Jeelani. The boys have had seven surgeries, involving more than 33 hours under the knife in the final two alone.
2 months ago·Riode Janeiro, Brazil

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