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“Four years ago it wasn't in my mind that this would ever happen,” she told the Press Association.“When I was pregnant I didn't think I'd ever see their first day at school so it is really amazing and all thanks to Gosh really.” Conjoined twins occur when a mother produces a single egg, which does not fully separate after fertilisation.Rosie and Ruby Formosa, aged four, from Bexleyheath in Kent, were born joined at the abdomen and shared an intestine, meaning they needed an emergency operation to separate them.Their parents, Angela and Daniel Formosa were told their daughters had a minimal chance of survival when doctors discovered they were conjoined.Doctors in Switzerland say they have successfully separated a pair of eight-day-old conjoined twin girls, who are believed to be the youngest ever babies to undergo the operation.A team of 13 medics in Bern carried out the risky five-hour operation risky operation, which reportedly carried just a one per cent chance of success.But after successful operation at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital (Gosh), the identical twins have grown up healthy and will begin their first year of primary school in September.Ms Formosa, 35, said the twins were “very excited” to be starting school.

According to Swiss media, the twins, named Lydia and Maya were conjoined on the liver, but had all vital organs.They pair weighed just 4lb 14oz between them after they were born eight weeks prematurely.Doctors had reportedly planned to separate the twins when they were several months old, but were forced to bring forward the operation when both the twins suffered a life-threatening condition.One of the twins had too much blood and was suffering from very high blood pressure, while the other had too little.

Head of paediatric surgery Steffen Berger said: "The perfect teamwork of physicians and nursing personnel from various disciplines were the key to success here.Conjoined twins who were given a slim chance of survival are now preparing for their first week at school.


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