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25.11.2023 | Anatomic Variations

Two arterial variations of the hand and wrist present bilaterally (persistent median artery and superficial dorsal branch of the radial artery): ultrasound findings

Blood vessels of the upper limb show great variability and arteries of the distal forearm and hand are not an exception. The persistent median artery (PMA) belongs to the most common variations of this group [ 16 ]. Its definition has been …

verfasst von:
Miroslav Belbl, Petra Steyerova, David Kachlik

22.11.2023 | Original Article

Considerations on the morphology of the thyroid ima artery

The thyroid gland has a rich vasculature, being a large and functionally important endocrine gland. The thyroid gland presents during its development an extensive arterial supply that regresses until only the superior thyroid artery (STA) and …

verfasst von:
Maria Cristina Bunea, Lavinia Maria Rusali, Sorin Ioan Tudorache, Iulian Cătălin Bratu, Petru Bordei

20.11.2023 | Original Article

Anterolateral surgical triangle of the cavernous sinus: a cadaveric study of neurosurgical importance

The literature refers to a total of twelve surgical triangles surrounding the cavernous sinus (CS) and in the middle cranial fossa (MCF). The cranial nerves II–VI, which serve as vital anatomical landmarks for neurosurgeons operating on the skull …

verfasst von:
Ariyanachi Kaliappan, Rohini Motwani, Mrudula Chandrupatla

20.11.2023 | Original Article

Anatomy of the iliopsoas notch and its relationship with morphology of the proximal femur

Mapping the anatomical characteristics of the hip joint became the baseline for reconstructive surgery. Recently, there has been an increased interest in the native morphology of the acetabulum, which showed that the acetabular margin features an …

verfasst von:
Michal Benes, Vojtech Kunc, Ondrej Nanka, David Kachlik, Vladislav Bartak

17.11.2023 | Anatomic Variations

Persistent trigeminal artery variant and presumed ophthalmic artery simultaneously arising from the inferolateral trunk incidentally diagnosed by magnetic resonance angiography

The persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) and its variant (PTAV) are the most common congenital carotid-vertebrobasilar anastomoses. Using magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), the prevalence of the PTA, including the PTAV, was reported to be 0.68% [ …

verfasst von:
Akira Uchino, Hiroaki Masuda

15.11.2023 | Original Article

Human navicular bone: a morphometric and morphological evaluation

The navicular bone, one of the tarsal bones, is located on the medial side of the foot. Its resemblance to boat shape is due to the prominent concavity of the proximal surface. Morphologically, it has four surfaces anterior or distal surface …

verfasst von:
Nandini Rajaram, S. Srinivasan, Suman Verma

Open Access 07.11.2023 | Anatomic Variations

The coracobrachialis muscle: typical morphology, accessory forms, and the issues with terminology

The coracobrachialis muscle (CB) represents one of the anterior arm compartment muscles. It has been defined by classic anatomy textbooks and old papers, as a muscle of one belly arising from the coracoid process tip and partially from the tendon …

verfasst von:
George Triantafyllou, Konstantinos Natsis, Georgi P. Georgiev, Christos Koutserimpas, Łukasz Olewnik, George Tsakotos, Nicol Zielinska, Maria Piagkou

03.11.2023 | Letter to the Editor

Could it be confusing when prevalence is mentioned?

verfasst von:
Hasan Baris Ilgaz

26.10.2023 | Anatomic Variations

An atypical inferior gluteal artery passing through the piriformis muscle

The inferior gluteal artery (IGA) is a parietal branch arising from the internal iliac artery that supplies blood to the gluteus maximus. In the pelvic cavity, the IGA generally arises from the common arterial trunk, formed by itself and the …

verfasst von:
Hidaka Anetai, Kounosuke Tokita, Ryuhei Kojima, Taku Toriumi, Ikuo Kageyama, Katsuji Kumaki

27.11.2019 | Announcement

Congress announcement: European Congress in Magnetic Resonance in Neuropediatrics

29.10.2019 | Letter to the Editor

Reply to Liu’s Letter to the Editor regarding the article: “Frequency, location, and morphology of accessory maxillary sinus ostia: a retrospective study using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)”

verfasst von:
Kuofeng Hung, Carla Montalvao, Andy Wai Kan Yeung, Gang Li, Michael M. Bornstein

25.10.2019 | Book Review

DJ Gould, GA Patino: clinical neuroanatomy—a case-based approach

2019, Thieme, New York, Stuttgart, Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, ISBN 978-1-62623-961-6, 156 pages
verfasst von:
Fabrice Duparc

19.09.2019 | Original Article

Releasing incisions of the buccal periosteum adjacent to the lower molar teeth can injure the facial artery: an anatomical study

Since dental implants were developed, numerous supplemental procedures have been attempted to achieve bone augmentation [ 9 ] Guided bone regeneration (GBR) is one of the most well-established and useful techniques for augmenting the alveolar bone …

verfasst von:
Joe Iwanaga, Koshi Shiromoto, R. Shane Tubbs

19.09.2019 | Original Article

A new treatment for lingual nerve injury: an anatomical feasibility study for using a buccal nerve pedicle graft

Lingual nerve (LN) injury is a critical complication in dentistry, since the LN conveys general sensation and taste from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue. The LN can be injured by inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) blockade, lower third molar …

verfasst von:
Joe Iwanaga, R. Shane Tubbs

31.08.2019 | Original Article

Anatomical variation of the pneumatized superior turbinate and its impact on endoscopic sinus surgery in chronic rhinosinusitis

Safe and effective endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) requires complete knowledge of the anatomy inside and outside the paranasal sinuses. Important structures outside the paranasal sinuses include the skull base superiorly, orbits laterally, and …

verfasst von:
Riko Kajiwara, Kazuhiro Omura, Teppei Takeda, Shinya Ohira, Kentaro Matsuura, Hanae Furuya, Hidehito Matsui, Yuichiro Yaguchi, Yasuhiro Tanaka, Kota Wada

23.08.2019 | Original Article

Human cadaveric model for studying the preservation of mental nerve during transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy

Mental nerve (MN) dysfunction is recognized as a clinical problem associated with transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach (TOETVA) [ 4 , 10 , 11 , 13 – 15 , 18 , 19 , 21 , 22 ]. The incidence of MN injury following TOETVA has been …

verfasst von:
Daqi Zhang, Yantao Fu, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Alessandro Pontin, Ettore Caruso, Pino Antonella, Hui Sun

01.08.2019 | Letter to the Editor

A plea to remove the word “condyle” from the international anatomical nomenclature

verfasst von:
Olivier Trost, Frédéric Crampon, Grégoire Prum, Pierre Trouilloud, Fabrice Duparc