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L5-S1 Anterior Discectomy and BAK Spinal Fusion Surgery
Item ID: exh36765   Source ID: 2

Description: This medical illustration series shows lumbar spine surgery at L5-S1 with an anterior discectomy (diskectomy) and BAK fusion. The drawing on the left pictures intense lower back pain radiating down the left leg from a disc herniation causing spinal nerve impingement in the lower back. The images on the right depicted the surgical steps showing the removal of the... More

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This medical illustration series shows lumbar spine surgery at L5-S1 with an anterior discectomy (diskectomy) and BAK fusion. The drawing on the left pictures intense lower back pain radiating down the left leg from a disc herniation causing spinal nerve impingement in the lower back. The images on the right depicted the surgical steps showing the removal of the herniated disc material followed by spinal fusion grafts placed within the intervertebral space.

Max Image Size: 2681 pixels wide by 1792 pixels high


 
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