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The C. Everett Koop Papers

Title:
[Clara and Alta Rodriguez with their mother]
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Description:
Clara and Alta Rodriguez, Siamese twins from the Dominican Republic, were joined at the pelvis and shared several internal organs, including one liver and colon. Their successful separation when they were 14 months old by Dr. C. Everett Koop brought him international acclaim.
Number of Image Pages:
1 (234,968 Bytes)
Date:
1974-09-20 (September 20, 1974)
Creator:
Rozanski, Gervase J.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Exhibit Category:
Congenital Birth Defects and the Medical Rights of Children: The "Baby Doe" Controversy
Relation:
Metadata Record [Operation planning chart for separating a pair of Siamese twins] (December 1974) jpg (258,482 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [C. Everett Koop and his surgical team during the separation of Siamese twins Alta and Clara Rodriquez] (December 1974) jpg (333,781 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [C. Everett Koop and Louise Schnaufer during the operation to separate Siamese twins Clara and Alta Rodriquez] (December 1974) jpg (271,557 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [An exhausted C. Everett Koop following his operation to separate Siamese twins Clara and Alta Rodriguez] (December 1974) jpg (254,525 Bytes)
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Metadata Record [Clara Rodriguez, age 15] (October 27, 1988) jpg (153,573 Bytes)
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Unique Identifier:
QQBBSP
Document Type:
Photographic prints
Format:
image/jpeg
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2016-05-27
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