Conjoined Twin Separated in 2001 Dies

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    Ganga (L) and Jamuna Shrestha, conjoined Nepalese twins seen in a Kathmandu hospital shortly after their birth in this May 26, 2000.

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    Jamuna Shrestha, previously joined at the head with her twin sister Ganga, is wheeled out of the operating room after having been successfully seperated from Ganga at the Singapore General Hospital April 10, 2001.

    REUTERS/David Loh
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    The operation involved almost 100 hours of painstaking surgery - one of the longest in medical history.

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    Jamuna Shrestha is pictured shortly after being seperated from her sister Ganga at the Singapore General Hospital April 10, 2001.

    REUTERS/David Loh
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    Neurosurgen Keith Goh from Singapore General Hospital points to a model showing the heads of the Nepali conjoined twins during a news conference in the city state April 10, 2001.

    REUTERS/David Loh
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    Overcome by emotion, Sandhya Shrestha (R) from Nepal cries as an unidentified nurse holds her daughter Jamuna at Singapore's Changi International airport for Nepal November 18, 2001.

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    Nepalese nurses hold Ganga (front) and Jamuna Shrestha, after they arrived at Kathmandu airport November 18, 2001.

    REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar
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    Nepali twins Ganga (L), on the lap of her grandfather Arjun Shrestha, and Jamuna, once joined at the head, are shown two years after surgeons in Singapore separated their fused skulls July 8, 2003.

    REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar
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    Jamuna, is held by her grandfather Arjun Shrestha, after a news conference at East Shore Hospital in Singapore August 29, 2005.

    REUTERS/Luis Enrique Ascui
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    Jamuna is held by her grandfather Arjun Shrestha, while Ganga is given a bar of chocolate by her mother Sandhya Shrestha, after a news conference at East Shore Hospital in Singapore August 29, 2005.

    REUTERS/Luis Enrique Ascui

 

 

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