You've heard of a heart bypass, but what about an arm bypass?


When Rayadi walked into Dr Yow's clinic in 2023, his hand was dusky blue with dry gangrene in his middle finger. — Photos: Dr YOW KUAN HENG

We've all heard of the term “bypass surgery” and often assume it’s associated with the heart.

Most of the time it is, and the doctor who carries out a coronary artery bypass surgery is the cardiothoracic surgeon.

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