C4-5 and C5-6 Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Procedure - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Neck Surgery - C4-5 and C5-6 Discectomy (Diskectomy) and Spinal Fusion. Surgical steps: 1. Removal of the C4-5 and C5-6 discs; 2. A trough being cut into the body of the C5 vertebra for the placement of a bone graft; 3. Harvesting the bone graft from the iliac crest in the pelvic region; 4; Additional keystone cuts created in the C4 and C6 vertebrae; and 5. Placement of the bone graft material.