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Surgery to Separate Conjoined Twins Resumed

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Media Contact: Staci Vernick Goldberg
Sept. 15, 2004

Surgery to Separate Conjoined Twins Resumed

Surgery to separate craniopagus twins Lea and Tabea Block resumed at approximately 6 a.m. E.S.T. today. The twins are doing well. It is anticipated that surgery will run all day.

Please check our website, and our media phone line, 410-955-0055 for updates on the twins. We will post updates approximately every four hours.

A press conference with the medical team has been tentatively scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, room 2140.  Confirmation will follow at the conclusion of surgery.



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