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Abby and Erin Delaney were born in the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on July 24, 2016. The twins had a very rare condition called craniopagus – which means they were connected at the tops of their heads. In this episode, Madeline talks to Dr. Gregory Heuer and Dr. Jesse Taylor, who led the incredible team of nearly 30 people that successfully separated the twins during an 11-hour surgery. Madeline also gets an update on how Abby and Erin are doing today.
Madeline Bell, CEO of the renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, takes you behind the scenes to meet the brilliant minds who are making – and supporting – incredible breakthroughs in pediatric medicine.
This Breaking Through episode was originally released on November 15, 2018.
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