Medical illustration and stock art.

Stock Art

Stock illustration can be a less costly alternative to custom medical illustration. Depending on the usage rights licensed, the cost can be a fraction of creating a new custom illustration yet still communicate effectively. If you’re looking for something and don’t see it here, please contact us. We have a wide variety of stock scientific and medical illustrations to choose from.

FFR and iFR used to Evaluate Coronary Stenosis

FFR and iFR used to Evaluate Coronary Stenosis

FFR and iFR are both indices that use the concept of flow reserve to evaluate the severity of a coronary stenosis.
Hernia Graft Placement | © Lisa A. Clark

Abdominal Hernia Graft Placement

The image was used by the graft manufacturer to show placement options for the biological graft including onlay, retromuscular, preperitoneal and intraperitoneal placement.
Blood Brain Barrier Illustration | © 2017 Lisa A. Clark

Blood-Brain Barrier

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a collection of specific cells and proteins that control the movement of molecules from the blood to the central nervous system (CNS).
Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic shock occurs when the heart can't pump enough blood to the body. Cardiogenic shock is the leading cause of death in acute myocardial infarction. Symptoms of cardiogenic shock include rapid breathing and heartbeat (tachycardia), mental confusion, sweating, weak pulse and poor tissue perfusion.
Ankle Fracture

Ankle Fracture

Pilon fractures are injuries that occur at the lower end of the tibia and involve the weight bearing surface of the ankle joint. The fibula may also be broken.
Endovascular Thrombectomy

Endovascular Thrombectomy

Endovascular thrombectomy has been shown to benefit patients with acute stroke and large-vessel occlusions. This illustration was created for a journal article tracking to what extent these technologies have taken off, and to what extent interventional cardiologists are actually using them.
Bioabsorbable Stenting Technology

Bioabsorbable Stenting Technology

Metal stents can aggravate vessels and cause stent thrombosis that prevents vessel remodeling. They can also impair future surgical interventions and impede CT or MR imaging. Bioabsorbable stent technology is an alternative to traditional metal stents. In dissolving stents the entire scaffold is gradually absorbed by the body over time.
Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus ©2015 Lisa A. Clark

Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus

Left atrial appendage thrombi (fibrinous clots that form in blood vessels or heart chambers) are often caused by acute atrial fibrillation.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Journal cover illustration about transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in patients with aortic stenosis at intermediate or low risk for surgery. Currently, the two TAVR devices approved in the US are indicated only for patients at high risk or extreme risk/inoperable, but the literature is now showing that TAVR benefits patients intermediate or low risk for surgery.
Carotid Artery Blockage Leading to a Stroke

Carotid Artery Blockage Leading to a Stroke

The illustration was for a journal article about the endovascular options for the treatment of stroke.
Drug-coated Balloons for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Drug-coated Balloons for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

My recent journal cover art about the use of drug-coated balloons to treat occluded below-the-knee arteries.
Carotid Artery Stent Art

Carotid Artery Stenting

Carotid Artery Stenting art for a journal article discussing recent CREST-2 trial data that indicates carotid artery stenting (CAS) is not inferior to carotid endarterectomy.
Heart Failure and Heart Anatomy

Heart Failure and Heart Anatomy

More interventional techniques are being used to improve outcomes for patients with heart failure. This medical illustration was created to accompany a journal article’s cover story.
Taxol Producing Fungi in Yew Trees

Taxol Producing Fungi in Yew Trees

Yew trees have a built-in, fungal security force. My recent illustration for The Scientist magazine shows Taxol-producing fungi battling with pathogenic fungi. Taxol is used in anti-cancer drugs and harvested from yew trees.
Catheter-Directed Atherectomy

Catheter-Directed Atherectomy

Atherectomy is a minimally invasive endovascular technique for removing plaque build-up from blood vessels in the heart and in other areas of the body.
Cardiovascular System Illustration | ©2015 Lisa A. Clark

Cardiovascular System

Cardiology journal illustration depicting the human cardiovascular system including the heart and major arteries and veins.
Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

Journal cover image about duration of dual antiplatelet therapy following angioplasty. Antiplatelet medicines work to keep platelets from sticking together and forming blood clots.
Drug Eluting Angioplasty ©2015 Lisa A. Clark

Drug-Coated Balloon Angioplasty for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Drug-coated balloons for the treatment of peripheral artery disease have the potential to reduce the incidence of restenosis without having to leave anything behind.
Dissolving stent illustration © Lisa A. Clark | www.clark-illustration.com

Dissolving Stent

The future of treating coronary artery disease may lie in bioresorbable scaffolds. This image was created for a journal article about cardiovascular stents that dissolve in the artery over time.
Coronary Artery Stent

Coronary Artery Stent

Stents are used to treat coronary artery disease and allow blood to flow through the artery. This image was created for a cardiology journal.
Female Pelvic Floor

Female Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is made of several muscle layers that form a bowl shape within the pelvis. This image illustrates a side view of the uterus, bladder, rectum and pelvic floor muscles.
Carotid Stenosis

Carotid Stenosis

Carotid stenosis is a condition in which the carotid arteries become narrowed or blocked. This image was used for a medical journal cover.
Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis occurs when inflammation and injury to a joint cause cartilage tissue to break down. The breakdown of cartilage causes pain, inflammation, and deformity.
Frill Neck Lizard © Lisa A. Clark

Frill Neck Lizard

Chlamydosaurus has a frill of folded skin that normally lies around the back of the head that is erected when the lizard is threatened. These bipedal lizards can run very quickly and sometimes appear to be walking on water.
Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Apophyseal Avulsion Fractures of the Hip and Pelvis

Apophyseal avulsion fractures of the hip and pelvis are injuries that usually occur in the adolescent athlete. This illustration was used for a medical journal cover.
Femoral Tunnel Drilling for ACL Reconstruction

Femoral Tunnel Drilling for ACL Reconstruction

A femoral tunnel was created to aid with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction. This image was created for an orthopedic journal cover.
Skin Cross Section

Skin Cross Section

Skin is made up of two layers that cover a third fatty layer. This illustration includes the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous tissue. It includes nerves, sweat glands, oil glands, and hair follicles. The image was used in patient education materials.
Sacral Nerve Plexus

Sacral Nerve Plexus

Illustration of lumbo-sacral nerve plexus, pelvis, iliac arteries, femoral arteries and lumbar spine.
Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator Cuff Tear

A rotator cuff tear is a tear in one of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles in the shoulder. This illustration was used as a journal cover illustration demonstrating the repair of a u-shaped rotator cuff tear.
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusions.
Hip Replacement Failure

Hip Replacement Failure

Dislocation is an uncommon, but potential complication to hip replacement surgery. This illustration demonstrates the failure of a metal on metal hip implant.
Mastopexy with Biological Graft

Mastopexy with Biological Graft

This image was used to demonstrate the placement of a new biological graft used in comprehensive breast reconstruction and revision procedures, including mastopexy or "breast lift".
Necrotizing Fasciitis

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), commonly known as flesh-eating disease or Flesh-eating bacteria syndrome, is a rare infection of the deeper layers of skin and subcutaneous tissues, easily spreading across the fascial plane within the subcutaneous tissue.
Superficial Femoral Artery Disease

Superficial Femoral Artery Disease

Journal cover illustration about the difficulties and options for the treatment of superficial femoral artery disease (SFA).
Long Bone Anatomy

Long Bone Anatomy

Long bones consists of a layer of connective tissue called the periosteum, an outer shell of compact bone with a deeper layer of cancellous bone (spongy bone) which contains red bone marrow.
Hybrid Coronary Revascularization

Hybrid Coronary Revascularization

Hybrid Coronary Revascularization procedure consisting of a minimally invasive left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to left anterior descending (LAD) graft, along with PCI of the circumflex artery.
Percutaneous Heart Failure

Percutaneous Heart Failure

This illustration was created for a journal cover about the increasing incidence and treatment options for percutaneous heart failure.
Radial Fracture Plate

Radial Fracture Plate

A distal radius fracture is surgically repaired with a plate.
Recurrent Hip Instability Illustration

Recurrent Hip Instability

This piece was created for an orthopedic journal cover. The feature story was Bipolar Reconstruction for Recurrent Instability of the Hip.
Radial Artery Access for Cardiac Catheterization

Radial Artery Access for Cardiac Catheterization

This image was used for an interventional cardiology journal cover article on radial artery access for diagnostic coronary angiography and PCI.
Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

ICSI involves injecting a single sperm directly into an egg in order to fertilize it. The fertilized egg (embryo) is then transferred to the woman’s uterus.
Shoulder Instability in Young Athletes

Shoulder Instability in Young Athletes

This illustration was used as the journal cover art for an article on healthy athletes with a history of shoulder instability.
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