Leeds biker’s hand rebuilt using his toes EXCLUSIVE

'NOT THE PRETTIEST': But Jonas Barber says he does not mind as long as he can get back on a motorbike. PIC: Tony Johnson

'NOT THE PRETTIEST': But Jonas Barber says he does not mind as long as he can get back on a motorbike. PIC: Tony Johnson

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A motorbike racer who had three fingers ripped off in a high-speed crash is getting his life back on track after having two of his toes removed and reattached to his hand.

Father-of-three Jonas Barber, of Blake Crescent, Guiseley, Leeds, underwent the 12-hour operation at the Spire Hospital in Roundhay, Leeds.

The painstaking transfer was carried out by Professor Simon Kay, the same surgeon who carried out the UK’s first hand transplant in December. He’ll soon undergo another operation to remove unsightly scar tissue.

 

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