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 (SCI-Expanded) 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 (SCI-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
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


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.