Perfect visual of fetus with venous thromboembolism

VET with Pregnancy

Medium: Pencil and Photoshop
Client: Contemporary OBGYN Magazine

Anterior view of fetus in utero showing basic anatomy of the lower great vessels with emphasis on the bifurcation of the aorta and the femoral veins. There is further compression of the iliac veins by the gravid uterus and the location of the right iliac artery over the left iliac vein. Hormonally mediated vein dilation is also shown. 78 to 90% of Venous Thromboembolisms occur in the left ilio-femoral vein.

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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Alex Webber is a leading scientific illustrator with a unique talent for illuminating the latest discoveries in medical science and healthcare. Producing outstanding work for an array of book publishers and magazines, her expertise shows through in the way she finds the perfect visual approach to each brief.
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