A surgical operation to reconstruct a patient's anterior cruciate ligament. Drawing by Virginia Powell, 1996.
- Powell, Virginia.
- 25 July 1996
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Observed at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road, London. Probably an operation to correct a sporting injury. The surgeon uses Olympus Keymed apparatus for keyhole surgery The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the ligaments in the knee joint which bind the femur to the tibia. It is often injured in sport
25/7/1996 Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction taken from patient's hamstring. Virg- Powell.
[London], 25 July 1996.
1 drawing : pencil and coloured crayons ; sheet 21 x 29.5 cm
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Wellcome Library no. 40687i
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