C5-6 and C6-7 Disc Herniations with Two-Level Anterior Discectomy and Fusion Procedure - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Spine Surgery - C5-6 and C6-7 Disc Herniations with Two-Level Discectomy (Diskectomy) and Spinal Fusion. Shows herniated intervertebral discs with spinal cord impingement (compression). Surgical steps: 1. An incision in the anterior neck; 2. Exposing and surgically removing the herniated disc material; 3. Placing the iliac bone graft between the decorticated vertebral bodies; and 4. Securing the graft with a fusion plate from C5 to C7.