Bhubaneswar: The marathon 22-hour-long craniopagus surgery of Odisha’s conjoined twins Jaga-Kalia might get registered in Guinness Book of World Records.
If sources close the development are to be believed, authorities of AIIMS, New Delhi would soon write a letter to Guinness World Records officials in this regard.
Videos of the surgery and information regarding its process will be submitted by AIIMS for this purpose, sources added.
Notably, the twins hailing from Kandhamal district were separated following a 22-hour-long craniopagus surgery by doctors at the hospital on October 25 and 26.
A team of around 30 specialists from the institute’s neurosurgery, neuro-anaesthesia and plastic surgery departments had performed the marathon surgery.
Jaga and Kalia, whose cranium was fused, were brought to the AIIMS on July 14 from Milipada village in the district.
As per hospital sources, both have been taken out of ventilator. Kalia was being fed milk and honey through a feeding tube up his nose. On the hand, Jaga has shown good improvement in his health and is able to recognise his parents.