Right Leg Surgical Fixation of Femur Fracture with Placement of Intramedullary Rod - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Accurately depicts internal fixation of a right femoral fracture using an intramedullary rod, and lower leg injuries requiring a tibial traction pin. Shows the fracture sites and location of the tibial traction pin. Surgery steps: A. Incision made into the right leg; B. An intramedullary nail being hammered into the femur across the fracture site in the mid-thigh; C. Proximal and distal fixation screws inserted into intramedullary nail, along with the incision site closed by surgical staples.