The First Photos of Duke's Conjoined Twins

Conjoined Twins

Surgeons performed the first separation of conjoined twins at Duke during a ten-hour operation that took place on June 18. Eight-month-old twins, Josiah and Aryan Covington, were attached at the hip and shared a liver. The two boys recovered rapidly and are expected to lead healthy lives.

Below, A week later, the twins are healthy enough to leave the hospital. Dr. Henry Rice, left, holds Josiah while mother Vanessa Covington cradles Arya

Read more in the News & Observer: http://ht.ly/P0Aj2.

Photos by Shawn Rocco/Duke Medicine News

Conjoined Twins