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Sagittal suture as an external landmark for the superior sagittal sinus.
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PMID:  11409529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECT: Historically, the sagittal suture has been used as an external landmark to indicate the middle portion of the superior sagittal sinus (SSS). The goal of this study was to verify this relationship. METHODS: The authors examined 30 adult cadavers to reveal the location of the SSS with respect to the sagittal suture. Their findings demonstrated that the SSS is deviated to the right of the sagittal suture in the majority of observed specimens, although the maximum displacement to the right side was never more than 11 mm. CONCLUSIONS: This information should be useful to the neurosurgeon who must be aware of the SSS and its relationship with superficial skull landmarks.
R S Tubbs; G Salter; S Elton; P A Grabb; W J Oakes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-18     Completed Date:  2001-06-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  985-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Cranial Sinuses / anatomy & histology*
Cranial Sutures / anatomy & histology*
Middle Aged

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