Lumbar Disc Herniation with Surgical Discectomy - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This medical exhibit begins with one sagittal (side cut-away) view of the lumbar spine illustrating the pre-operative condition. This image reveals the disc herniation at L4-5 based this image specifically on the pre-operative MRI films. Also, the key steps of the percutaneous discectomy procedure are included. These images reveals the insertion of the needle through the back and into the disc space, the introduction of the decompressor device and the auger removal of the offending disc material.