Left Knee Injury and Surgery - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit features an injury to the left knee and steps from the arthroscopic procedure used to correct the situation. The first illustration provides an anterior view of the pre-operative condition. There is synovitis in the capsular region as well as chondromalacia and tears to the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. The meniscus tears are better visualized in the second illustration. This image provides a superior view of the injuries. The third illustration shows the insertion of the arthroscopic instruments into the knee joint. The fourth illustration shows a synovectomy. The fifth illustration shows a chondroplasty. The final image shows a partial menisectomy.