Topographic anatomy of the insular region

Ture U., Yasargil D., Al-Mefty O., Yasargil M.

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, vol.90, no.4, pp.720-733, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 90 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.3171/jns.1999.90.4.0720
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.720-733


abject. The insula is one of the paralimbic structures and constitutes the invaginated portion of the cerebral cortex, forming the base of the sylvian fissure. The authors provide a detailed anatomical study of the insular region to assist in the process of conceptualizing a reliable surgical approach to allow for a successful course of surgery.