Pulmonary Embolism (Post-operative) - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Accurate depiction of the formation and movement of post-operative pulmonary emboli from the left knee through the heart and into the lungs. It shows the path of the embolism from a surgical site in the popliteal vein, moving to the inferior vena cava through the heart and into the lungs. Cut sections through a vein illustrate blood flowing normally, and thrombus formation. Also depicts clotted blood breaking free and forming a moving thrombus or embolus.