Left Knee Injury with Arthroscopic Surgical Repair - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit portrays a left knee injury with arthroscopic surgical repair in a series of illustrations. The first two illustrations show the pre-operative condition, in which the lateral meniscus is torn and the medial meniscus is frayed. The third illustration shows the first step of the procedure, in which the left leg is placed in a thigh tourniquet. Arthroscopic instruments are inserted into the knee joint through separate stab incisions. The fourth illustration shows the performance of a partial meniscectomy to remove the frayed portion of the medial meniscus. The fifth illustration shows the shaving of the torn posterolateral portion of the lateral meniscus.