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A Surgical Operation to Reconstruct a Patient's Anterior Cruciate Ligament

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An operation observed at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Road, London. 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.

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A Surgical Operation to Reconstruct a Patient's Anterior Cruciate Ligament




pencil & coloured crayon


H 21 x W 29.5 cm

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purchased by the Wellcome Library from Virginia Powell, c.1998

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