Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/1877
Title: Descriptive analysis of sphenovomerine suture and its importance in neurosurgery
Authors: Uygun, S.
Sürücü, H. S.
Tatar, I.
Özgen, B.
Tunalı, Selçuk
Berker, M.
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Keywords: Anatomic landmark
Endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery
Paranasal sinus computed tomography
Sphenovomerine suture
Issue Date: Oct-2016
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Source: Uygun, S., Surucu, H. S., Tatar, I., Ozgen, B., Tunali, S., & Berker, M. (2016). Descriptive analysis of sphenovomerine suture and its importance in neurosurgery. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 27(7), 1858-1861. doi:10.1097/SCS.0000000000002945
Abstract: Purpose: Articulation of rostrum of sphenoid bone with alae of vomer forms a schindylesis type of joint. The circumference of this joint, called sphenovomerine suture (SVS), is very important in establishing a reliable surgical field in the endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery. Because of its vital role in endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery, this radio-anatomical study was designed to establish the morphological properties of SVS. Methods: In this study, the authors examined SVS in 235 patients (121 females and 114 males) on the computed tomography images of the paranasal sinus and made 4 measurements to describe SVS. Results: The mean distance between superior margin of the upper labial philtrum and top of SVS was 6.66±0.43 cm for females and 7.44±0.54 cm for males. The distance between the top of SVS and dorsum sellae was 3.08±0.33 cm for females and 3.19±0.32 cm for males, the alae of vomer angle in the upper surface was 74.22±20.06° for females and 74.23±19.68° for males. The distance between the most lateral points of 2 alae of vomer was 0.99±0.17 and 1.01±0.19 cm for females and males, respectively. Conclusions: For an easy and successful operation, removal of the SVS is very important as it will provide a better view of the sellar base and make the management of the surgical instruments easier in the wider safe surgical field thus created. © 2016 Mutaz B. Habal, MD.
URI: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27483100
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/1877
ISSN: 1049-2275
Appears in Collections:Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
Temel Tıp Bilimleri Bölümü / Department of Basic Medical Sciences
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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