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Cervical Disc Herniation with Surgical Fusion Procedure
This full color stock medical exhibit depicts steps from the surgical discectomy and fusion procedure utilized to repair a cervical disc herniation at the C5-6 level. The first image provides an orientational view of the cervical spine highlighting the disc herniation directly next to the pre-operative x-ray film. To the right is the surgical discectomy with the first image showing the incision site and then on the next image the removal of the C5-6 intervertebral disc material. The next image shows the disc space being prepared for the insertion of a graft. The final image shows the allograft being inserted into the disc space and the post-operative condition with the hardware in place.