Previously Conjoined Twins Continue to Improve

Monday, February 9th 2009, 4:31 pm
By: News 9

NORMAN, Oklahoma - Formerly conjoined twins Kylee and Preslee Wells continue to heal from separation surgery.

Read about the twins' seperation: Conjoined Twins Separated

Twins Separated
According to OU Medical Center Director of Public and Physician Relations, Allen Poston, Preslee is off of the ventilator, but remains in serious condition. Kylee has opened her eyes and remains in critical condition as well.

Their mother, 20-year-old Stevie Stewart of Calumet, has yet to be able to hold the twins as they are still sedated.

The twins had been joined at the chest since their birth on Oct. 25. They were separated during a more than three-hour surgery on Jan. 19.

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