Turkish Medical Team Separates Conjoined Twins in 9 Hours, Breaking World Record

ISTANBUL – A Turkish medical team has successfully separated conjoined twins shortly after birth by employing a range of innovative techniques, including virtual simulations and 3D modeling. Carried out at Istanbul’s Acibadem Hospital, the successful procedure set a new world record for the fastest-ever operation of its kind. “Thanks to our team of dedicated professionals, we were able to separate the twins in a well-planned surgical procedure that took about nine hours,” Prof. Mehmet Veli Karaaltin, who supervised the operation, says. He is an M.D. specialized in aesthetic, plastic and…

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