Conjoined Twins To Undergo Separation Surgery

November 1, 2011 Updated Nov 1, 2011 at 4:43 PM EDT

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Conjoined Twins To Undergo Separation Surgery

November 1, 2011 Updated Nov 1, 2011 at 4:43 PM EDT

A pair of 2-year-old conjoined twin girls were scheduled to have surgery Tuesday to separate themselves from one another at a California hospital, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

According to the Chronicle story, the girls are attached at the chest and abdomen. The surgery is expected to take up to nine hours, according to the report.

Read the San Francisco Chronicle story HERE.