Surgeons in Australia have successfully separated mutually connected twins from Bhutan and say they have good prospects for total recovery.
15-month-old girls, Nima and Dawa Pelden, joined the torso and split the liver.
Lead surgeon Dr. Joe Cramer told reporters that girls were "very good" with a six-part operation.
Dr. Crameri said that "joy" was to inform their mother, Bhumchu Zangmo, that the operation was successful.
"There is nothing better in any surgery to go to parents and say that we can take care of your baby," he said.
Nima and Dawa confronted each other and could not sit together. They could stand, but just at the same time.
Last month, twins were brought to Melbourne with their mother, but doctors postponed surgery until Friday to improve girls' nutritional needs.
About 18 experts in two teams, one for every girl, participated in the proceedings at Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital.
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Physicians successfully split the liver of twins. Girls were found not to share bowels – something the surgeons said was "unknown" before surgery.
"We've always been convinced that we can achieve that," Dr. Crameri said. "But we just did not know what to find."
But he said there: "They did not have anything inside girls' creations that we were not really ready for."
"In the next 24 to 48 hours, there will be challenges as well as every operation, and we are quietly certain we will have a good result," he said.
Adjacent twins are very rare – they mean every 200,000 births – and about 40-60% of these births are delivered by the dead.
Every year, there are only a few separations every year.
The Bhutanese family brought Australia's Child First Foundation, Australia's love.
Elizabeth Lodge, of love, said that Mrs. Zangmo felt "a little scared," but showed "extraordinary calmness" before the procedure.
Love told her girls to breathe.
"Bhumchu saw his girls and gave each kiss … each slept for the first time," he said in a statement.
State Victoria offered to cover A $ 350,000 (£ 195,000, $ 255,000).
The family is expected to return to the Himalayan kingdom, one of the poorest countries in the world after the twins recovered.
In 2009, the same hospital performed a successful separation of former twins in Bangladesh.
The girls, Trishna and Krishna, who joined on their heads, had a 32-hour rescue operation that saved their lives.