Year 2020, Volume 14 , Issue 1, Pages 29 - 38 2020-04-30

Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography

Güneş BOLATLI [1] , Nadire UNVER DOGAN [2] , Mustafa KOPLAY [3] , Zeliha FAZLIOĞULLARI [4] , Ahmet Kagan KARABULUT [5]


Objectives: The sternum is located in the middle of the anterior wall of the thoracic cage. It consists of three parts; manubrium, body (corpus) and xiphoid process. Since it is an easy bone to scan, it can be used for age and sex determination in forensic medicine. The aim of the study was to investigate the characteristics of the sternum according to age and gender. Methods: This study was performed retrospectively on 700 CT images. 3D volume rendering images of sternum were created from the axial CT images at a 1 mm slice thickness. Results: There were significant differences in sternum measurements according to age and sex. The xiphoid process was identified under three different types. Ossification between the manubrium and sternum body showed significant differences according to age and sex. Conclusion: Data collected from a single bone is important for age and sex prediction especially in forensic medicine. These data taken from a large series may also contribute to evaluation of variations in sternal morphology.
anatomy, multidetector computerized tomography, morhology, sternum
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Original Articles
Authors

Author: Güneş BOLATLI (Primary Author)
Institution: SIIRT UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5696-5547
Author: Nadire UNVER DOGAN
Institution: Selçuk Universty
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7513-4968
Author: Mustafa KOPLAY
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5103-090X
Author: Zeliha FAZLIOĞULLARI
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-9635-8829
Author: Ahmet Kagan KARABULUT
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : April 30, 2020

Bibtex @research article { anatomy686242, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {}, eissn = {1308-8459}, address = {}, publisher = {Turkish Society of Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy (TSACA)}, year = {2020}, volume = {14}, pages = {29 - 38}, doi = {}, title = {Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography}, key = {cite}, author = {Bolatlı, Güneş and Unver Dogan, Nadire and Koplay, Mustafa and Fazlıoğulları, Zeliha and Karabulut, Ahmet Kagan} }
APA Bolatlı, G , Unver Dogan, N , Koplay, M , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Karabulut, A . (2020). Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography . Anatomy , 14 (1) , 29-38 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/686242
MLA Bolatlı, G , Unver Dogan, N , Koplay, M , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Karabulut, A . "Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography" . Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 29-38 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/686242>
Chicago Bolatlı, G , Unver Dogan, N , Koplay, M , Fazlıoğulları, Z , Karabulut, A . "Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography". Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 29-38
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ISNAD Bolatlı, Güneş , Unver Dogan, Nadire , Koplay, Mustafa , Fazlıoğulları, Zeliha , Karabulut, Ahmet Kagan . "Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography". Anatomy 14 / 1 (April 2020): 29-38 .
AMA Bolatlı G , Unver Dogan N , Koplay M , Fazlıoğulları Z , Karabulut A . Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 29-38.
Vancouver Bolatlı G , Unver Dogan N , Koplay M , Fazlıoğulları Z , Karabulut A . Evaluation of sternal morphology according to age and sex in multidedector computerized tomography. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 29-38.