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'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally home after separation surgery

3 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

PHILADELPHIA - Twin girls who were born conjoined are finally home after nearly one year in intensive care and a 10-hour separation surgery.
According to a press release from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , Addison and Lilianna Altobelli, now 14 months old, were born connected at the abdomen and chest and shared a liver, diaphragm, chest and abdominal wall.
When their parents, Maggie and Dom, of Chicago, found out they were pregnant, they assumed they were having one baby. Ultrasound images revealed Maggie was carrying two babies and that they were attached at the abdomen. According...
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Conjoined twins separated after 10-hour surgery involving over 2 dozen doctors

Conjoined twins separated after 10-hour surgery involving over 2 dozen doctors

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The 10-month-old girls, Addy and Lily Altobelli, were born connected at the abdomen and chest.
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Conjoined Altobelli twins separated after 10 hour surgery; family returns to Chicago

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The Altobelli family is back in Chicago after Addison and Lilianna Altobelli - once conjoined twins - were successfully separated in October at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Conjoined twins separated at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia after 10-hour surgery

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC

More than two dozen doctors spent 10 hours in the operating room separating the babies.
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