Cervical Discectomy and Fusion - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit begins with an overview of the cervical disc herniations including both a sagittal view of the cervical spine and a superior view of a cervical vertebrae. The second portion of the exhibit illustrates the surgical steps required in a cervical fusion. A small inset shows the harvest of bone graft from the hip. The first image depicts the orientation of the incision. The second image shows the exposure of the cervical vertebrae and the extraction of the discs. The final image depicts the insertion of the bone grafts.