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Montefiore Medical Center Separated Conjoined Twins After 16-Hour Surgery

Montefiore Medical Center Separated Conjoined Twins After 16-Hour Surgery

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The mother of a set of conjoined twins who were attached at the head says they have been successfully separated following a procedure at a New York City Hospital. Nicole McDonald wrote in a Friday morning Facebook post that her 13-month-old sons, Jadon and Anias, were separated following 20 hours of surgery at the Montefiore Medical Center Children's Hospital in the Bronx. Dr. James Goodrich, who led the surgery, informed Nicole and her husband Christian McDonald, at 3 a.m. that their sons were two healthy individuals. A spokeswoman for Montefiore Hospital said the twins are in recovery at the Pediatric Critical Care Unit at the Children's Hospital. The McDonalds were relieved after spending days agonizing over their decision to go ahead with the risky surgery, which could potentially