Condition of Jaga, Kalia now stable

Jaga-Kalia

Bhubaneswar: Good news for millions of the well-wishers of now separated Kandhamal twins Jaga and Balia undergoing treatment in AIIMS, New Delhi.

The vital parameters of Kalia is normal, but he is yet to gain consciousness, the doctor said, adding, "He is under observation".

Speaking to mediapersons, Odisha's Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena today said that health condition of the twins is stable now and Jaga is recovering faster than Kalia. Randeep Guleria, the director of AIIMS, had earlier said that though the twins have been separated, the next 18 days would be extremely critical. "While Jaga has heart issues, Kalia has kidney problems", neurosurgeon A K Mahapatra told the BBC.

They said the most challenging aspect of the surgery was to provide skin that could cover both sides of the brain for the children.

The two-year-old twins, who were joined at the head, were separated following a 16-hour-long second phase surgery.

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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the team of specialists from the institute's neurosurgery, neuroanaesthesia and plastic surgery departments for the successful separation of Jaga and Balia.

The first surgery was performed on 28 August when the doctors created a bypass to separate the shared veins that return blood to the heart from the brain. The twins were admitted to AIIMS on July 13.

The condition is known as "craniopagus", and those born with it have a 50% chance of survival for the first 24 hours.

Previously, two similar operations took place in the country, but both times the children involved died during the procedure.

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