Above the Knee Amputation - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This medical exhibit depicts an above the knee amputation of the left leg. The following steps are shown: A. The initial incision is made just above the knee; B. The musculature around the distal femur is transected with arteries, veins and nerves isolated and ligated. C. The surgeon cuts the distal femur with a Gigli saw; and D. The remaining skin flap is sutured over the stump.