Clinical Trial

Effects of Temporal Muscle Suspension of Temporal Hollowing

Study Description

The Effect of Temporal Muscle Suspension of Temporal Hollowing

The primary objective is to identify which patients undergoing a traditional pterional approach with 2 different surgical techniques for TMS (Temporal Muscle Suspension) will develop TH (Temporal Hollowing. Pre and post-operative CT scans will be reviewed and analysis with previously proven metrics will be performed.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Procedure - Re-Suspension of the temporal muscle after a craniotomy.

The temporal muscle cuff will be used to re-suspend the temporal muscle after a traditional craniotomy.

Procedure - Traditional re-suspension of the temporal muscle

The temporal muscle will be re-suspended to the bone plate that is used to fixate the temporal bone that is removed for the craniotomy.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

The Effect of Temporal Muscle Suspension of Temporal Hollowing: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03324516

ParticipAid ID

kaz37b