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Atrium

see also hearth atrium.

AKA: Trigone

The trigone of the lateral ventricle is a triangular area defined by the temporal horn inferiorly, the occipital horn posteriorly, and the body of the lateral ventricle anteriorly.

Knowledge of the microsurgical anatomy of the atrium of the lateral ventricle and surrounding vital structures and the choice of an appropriate surgical approach will help surgeons perform safe and minimally invasive surgery 1).

Ventriculomegaly is a brain condition that occurs when the lateral ventricles become dilated. The most common definition uses a width of the atrium of the lateral ventricle of greater than 10 mm.

Atrium lesions

see Trigone tumor.

1)
Kawashima M, Li X, Rhoton AL Jr, Ulm AJ, Oka H, Fujii K. Surgical approaches to the atrium of the lateral ventricle: microsurgical anatomy. Surg Neurol. 2006 May;65(5):436-45. PubMed PMID: 16630901.
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