Anterior Cervical Fusion - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit demonstrates a procedure for anterior cervical fusion. The first graphic depicts an incision into the neck, exposing the C5-7 vertebrae; the discs have been removed from the C5-6 and C6-7 interspaces. The second image shows the removal of the C6 vertebral body. Then, the placement of the donor fibula bone graft is depicted. The final image displays the placement of a fixation plate and locking screws for stability.