Lumbar Disc Herniation with Posterior Spinal Fusion Procedure - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical illustration depicts a the repair of a herniated L5-S1 intervertebral disc in a male patient. The first image shows the location of the injury, with an interpretation of the MRI. The remaining images describe the surgery, including the placement of pedicle screws, harvesting bone from the iliac crest, removal of L5-S1 disc, placement of an interbody device, and the placement of two rods to complete the fusion. This exhibit also features a post-operative x-ray showing the screws, rods, and interbody device in place.