The Conjoined Twins: An Impossible Decision review: an agonising choice for both parents and doctors
With separate hearts and minds, but conjoined from the shoulder down, twins Marieme and Ngeye were born in Senegal three years ago. “The first thing you do,” said their father, Ibrahima, “is go to Google.
From Charlie Gard to separating conjoined twins: the agony of life and death decisions on the hospital frontline
The sort of impossible ethical dilemma thrown up at the start of a new BBC documentary on Great Ormond Street Hospital aired tonight, is something to which Dr Joe Brierley has become well-accustomed. programme
Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye tells how he came to his decision Marieme and Ndeye each have a sticker on