Recent publications

Rusu MC, Vrapciu AD. The posterior or tubal sphenoidal plate extending into the tympanosquamous fissure – A novel finding (2024). CRANIO® The Journal of Craniomandibular & Sleep Practice, DOI: 10.1080/08869634.2024.2360389

Tudose RC, Rusu MC, Triantafyllou G, Piagkou M, Moraru L, Dumitru CC. Jugular bulb anatomical variations and pneumatization patterns: a comprehensive CBCT analysis. Surg Radiol Anat. Published online June 7, 2024. doi:10.1007/s00276-024-03401-1

Manta MD, Rusu MC, Hostiuc S, Tudose RC, Manta BA, Jianu AM. The vertical topography of the carotid bifurcation - original study and review. Surg Radiol Anat. Published online June 7, 2024. doi:10.1007/s00276-024-03404-y 

Mureșan AN, Dandoczi CA, Tudose RC, Hostiuc S, Rusu MC. Anatomical Possibilities of the Alveolar Bone at the Upper Second Premolar Level. Medicina (Kaunas). 2024;60(5):726. Published 2024 Apr 27. doi:10.3390/medicina60050726

Rusu MC, Mureșan AN, Dandoczi CA, Vrapciu AD. Middle meatal nasal recesses of the maxillary sinuses and dangerously modified nasal anatomy. Anat Cell Biol. Published online May 22, 2024. doi:10.5115/acb.24.023 

Rusu MC The sphenopterygoid canal and pterygoid foramen.  Surg Radiol Anat. 2024 Apr 2. doi: 10.1007/s00276-024-03353-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38565674..

Rusu MC, Lazăr M, Vrapciu AD, et al. (2024) Multiple Rare Anatomic Variations in Anterior and Posterior Cerebral Circulation: A Case Report. Cureus 16(4) 2024: e59236. doi:10.7759/cureus.59236

Rusu MC, Dumitru CC, Vrapciu AD. Superior laryngeal artery originating from the lingual artery. Surg Radiol Anat. 2024 Feb 27. doi: 10.1007/s00276-024-03314-z.

Rusu MC, Tudose RC, Vrapciu AD, Popescu ȘA. Lowered hyoid bone overlapping the thyroid cartilage in CT angiograms. Surg Radiol Anat. 2024 Feb 5. doi: 10.1007/s00276-024-03300-5.

Dumitru CC, Rusu MC, Vrapciu AD. Maxillary Artery Traversing Through the Temporal Muscle. J Craniofac Surg. 2024 Feb 12. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000010029. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38346017.

Dumitru CC, Vrapciu AD, Jianu AM, Hostiuc S, Rusu MC. The retromandibular loop of the external carotid artery. Ann Anat. 2024 Feb 6:152226. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2024.152226. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38331006.

Dumitru CC, Vrapciu AD, Rusu MC. The Diversity of the Linguofacial Trunk. Medicina 2024, 60, 291. https://doi.org/10.3390/medicina60020291

Rusu MC, Dumitru CC, Vrapciu AD. The Maxillary Artery Loops Dangerously Approaching the Mandible's Lingula and Inferior Orbital Fissure. J Craniofac Surg. 2024  Jan 22. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009954. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38252537

Jianu AM, Vaida MA, Rusu MC, Vrapciu AD. The Basal or Sphenopetrosal Superficial Middle Cerebral Vein Type. Medicina 2024, 60, 209.

Rusu MC, Stoenescu MD, Săndulescu M. The Maxillomandibularis Muscle. J Craniofac Surg. 2023 Nov 16. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009884.

Rusu MC, Jianu AM, Vrapciu AD, Manta MD. Persisting carotid duct and proximal external carotid artery agenesis in an  adult. Anat Cell Biol. 2024 Jan 18. doi: 10.5115/acb.23.202. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38233064

Rusu MC, Nicolescu MI, Vrapciu AD. Evidence of lymphatics in the rat eye retina. Ann Anat. 2022 Jul 29;244:151987. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2022.151987. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35914631.

Mincă DI, Rusu MC, Rădoi PM, Vrapciu AD, Hostiuc S, Toader C. The Infraoptic or Infrachiasmatic Course of the Anterior Cerebral Artery Emerging an Elongated Internal Carotid Artery. Tomography. 2022 Sep 6;8(5):2243-2255. doi: 10.3390/tomography8050188. PMID: 36136884.

Rusu MC, Vrapciu AD, Nicolescu MI, Stoenescu MD, Jianu AM, Lighezan R, Oancea R, Mănoiu VS, Hostiuc S. Extruded Nucleoli of Human Dental Pulp Cells. Medicina (Kaunas). 2022 Feb 10;58(2):260. doi: 10.3390/medicina58020260. PMID: 35208583.

Mincă DI, Rusu MC, Rădoi PM, Hostiuc S, Toader C. Transcallosal and Pericallosal Courses of the Anterior Cerebral Artery. Medicina (Kaunas). 2022 Sep 28;58(10):1365. doi: 10.3390/medicina58101365. PMID: 36295526.

Rusu MC, Tudose RC, Vrapciu AD, Toader C, Popescu ȘA. Anatomical Variations of the External Jugular Vein: A Pictorial and Critical Review. Medicina (Kaunas). 2023 Mar 21;59(3):622. doi: 10.3390/medicina59030622. PMID: 36984623.

Rusu MC, Mănoiu VS, Nicolescu MI. Pennate myofibrils of the rat temporal muscle. Ann Anat. 2023 Apr 1:152096. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2023.152096. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37011827.

Dumitru CC, Hostiuc S, Vrapciu AD, Rusu MC. Vertical Levels of the Occipital Artery Origin. Medicina (Kaunas). 2023 Feb 8;59(2):317. doi: 10.3390/medicina59020317. PMID: 36837517; PMCID: PMC9966296.

Rusu MC. Fenestrated P1 segment of posterior cerebral artery, partly duplicated posterior communicating artery. Surg Radiol Anat. 2023 Apr 17. doi: 10.1007/s00276-023-03145-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37069448.

Rusu MC, Lazăr M, Toader C. False Absence of the Anterior Communicating Artery and a Median Artery of Corpus Callosum. J Craniofac Surg. 2023 Apr 24. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009316. Epub ahead of print.

Tudose RC, Rusu MC, Hostiuc S. The Vertebral Artery: A Systematic Review and a Meta-Analysis of the Current Literature. Diagnostics. 2023; 13(12):2036.

Rusu MC. Fenestration of posterior cerebral artery at the junction of P1 and P2 segments. Surg Radiol Anat. 2023 Jul 31. doi: 10.1007/s00276-023-03221-9. Epub ahead of print. 

Manta MD, Rusu MC, Hostiuc S, Vrapciu AD, Manta BA, Jianu AM. The Carotid-Hyoid Topography Is Variable. Medicina (Kaunas). 2023 Aug 19;59(8):1494. doi: 10.3390/medicina59081494.

Manta MD, Rusu MC, Hostiuc S, Vrapciu AD, Manta BA, Jianu AM. The Axial Spin of the Carotid Bifurcation. Diagnostics (Basel). 2023 Oct 4;13(19):3122. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics13193122.

Vrapciu AD, Rusu MC, Jianu AM, Motoc AGM, Nicolescu MI. Astrocytes - friends or foes in neurodegenerative disorders. Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2023 Jul-Sep;64(3):305-309. doi: 10.47162/RJME

Damen NS, Hostiuc S, Jianu AM, Manta BA, Rusu MC, Dobra MA. Anatomical variants of the retroaortic left renal vein. Ann Anat. 2023 Oct 14:152170. doi: 10.1016/j.aanat.2023.152170. Epub ahead of print.