The operation took 12 years to prepare.
In the hospital of Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam) has successfully conducted the operation to separate the 13-month-old twins, conjoined at the thigh.
Operation, preparations for which were conducted during the year, lasted 12 hours. It was attended by 100 physicians.
One of the nine key physicians 79-year-old Professor Tran Dong said that the chances for full recovery are very high thanks to advanced surgical techniques and equipment.
Over the next three months the girls are waiting for other operations, including plastic. Now their health condition is satisfactory.