Whiplash Injury - Anterior Cervical Discectomy (Diskectomy) and Spinal Fusion Surgery - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Whiplash Injury - Anterior Cervical Discectomy (Diskectomy) and Spinal Fusion Surgery. This medical ilustration series pictures injuries and surgery to the C4-5 and C5-6 vertebrae and intervertebral discs. It depicts: 1. Pre-operative view of disc herniations at C4-5 and C5-6, 2. Surgical incision into the neck, 3. Two level disc removal, 4. Harvest of left iliac crest hip bone graft, 5. Two level preparation of the fusion sites, and 6. Placement of bone graft and fixation plate and screws fusing C4-C6.