Microsurgical and Tractographic Anatomy of the Supplementary Motor Area Complex in Humans

BOZKURT B., Yagmurlu K., Middlebrooks E. H. , Karadag A., Ovalioglu T. C. , Jagadeesan B., ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.95, pp.99-107, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.072
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-107
  • Keywords: Cerebrum, Fiber dissection, Fiber tract, Frontal aslant tract, Frontal lobe, Supplementary motor area, MEDIAL FRONTAL-CORTEX, PRE-SMA, MACAQUE MONKEY, HUMAN BRAIN, FUNCTIONAL-ANATOMY, CONNECTIONS, PROJECTIONS, SURGERY, LOBE, ELECTROSTIMULATION


OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the microsurgical anatomy of the fiber tract connections of the supplementary motor area (SMA) and pre-SMA, and examine its potential functional role with reference to clinical trials in the literature.