Morphometric study on the 12th thoracic vertebrae which is most frequently exposed to trauma and the closest vertebra to thoracic aorta


KORKMAZ M. F. , ÖZEVREN H.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.27, no.3, pp.351-355, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/tjtes.2020.16794
  • Title of Journal : ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.351-355

Abstract

BACKGROUND: To describe gender-related differences in the length of the left chord and pedicle at the level of 12th thoracic vertebrae and appropriate length of the screw to be applied so as to decrease the perforation risk of anterior cortex of the corpus and preventable injury of major vascular vessels.