L5-S1 Lumbar Disc Herniation with Surgical Discectomy and Decompression - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This injury and surgery exhibit reveals multiple images describing the appearance and management of a central to left side herniated disc at L5-S1 in the low back. After detailing the injuries, surgical images illustrate the following: 1. Incision in the lower back exposing the L5-S1 interspace; 2. Partially removing the vertebral lamina and ligamentum flavum; and 3. Removing the herniated disc material decompressing the spine.