By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
September 16, 2011

Conjoined twins who were attached at the pelvis and lower spine were successfully separated in a 13-hour operation that was, UPI reports, "the most complex procedure every performed in the history" of the Memphis children's hospital where it took place. From the UPI report:

Conjoined twins are very rare, occurring only in 1 out of every 200,000 live births.

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