Separate Lives

Conjoined twins are rare, and of these only 5% born are joined at the head with a fused skull, termed craniopagus twins. Of these, 2/3 die before the age of one and the vast majority die by the age of 10.

Our Mission

Our mission is to dramatically improve these odds. Combining the expertise of world-class surgeons within the context of multi-disciplinary teams, pioneering research with word class facilities, we can provide families in this unique position the opportunity to return home with two healthy, separate children.

Who We Are

Technology and medical expertise have improved tremendously over the past few decades, such that many craniopagus twins can now be separated successfully.

Successful separation of craniopagus twins requires a multi-disciplinary team of surgeons, physicians, imaging specialists, specialist nurses and allied health care professionals. Meet the teams involved in these complex operations.

 

Research

The charity supports pioneering research, such as creating 3D software applications that enable multiple ways to study the anatomy of craniopagus twins.

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With your help, we can defy the odds.

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