Academia Anatomica International <p><strong class="pull-left">Academia Anatomica International</strong>&nbsp;is a double-blinded peer-reviewed, open access, Bi- annual journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, case reports, brief communications and clinical studies in all areas of basic and clinical anatomy. <br><strong>Online ISSN: 2455-5274 | Print ISSN:&nbsp;2617-5207</strong></p> en-US (Dr. Nidhi Sharma) Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:39:46 +0000 OJS 60 A Study on Anthropometric Measurements of Lower end of Indian Femora <p><strong>Background: </strong>The knee joint is a complex, compound synovial joint, providing hinge movements useful to give stability and support to body weight. Common knee problems happen due to injuries and diseases of the knee. To the best of my knowledge, the anthropometric measurement on the lower end of the femur is not available for Madhya Pradesh population. The present study aims to measure various parameters of femoral condyles and intercondylar area which would be useful in the placement of the femoral compartment of knee prosthesis. <strong>Subjects and Methods: </strong>To conduct the Present study a total of 65 human dried femora were measured in the department of Anatomy, IMCH &amp; RC, Indore, MP. Parameters &amp; measurements recorded at the lower end of the femur were Anteroposterior &amp; transverse diameters of medial and lateral condyles, intercondylar notch depth, width &amp; bicondylar width. <strong>Results </strong>will be analyzed with the help of statistical calculations. <strong>Conclusion </strong>The present study may be useful to orthopeditians and surgeons to select the accurate size of the prosthesis during knee arthroplasty surgeries.</p> Avantika Bamne, Uma Pandalai Gayathri Copyright (c) 2021 Author Mon, 14 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Morphometric Analysis of Adult Acromion Process of Scapula in South Indian Population <p><strong>Background: </strong>Morphometric analysis of the acromion process is important in shoulder joint pathologies and the structures passing through the subacromion space or structures present underneath the coracoacromial arch are more prone to undergo impingement and end with impingement syndrome of the shoulder joint. Knowledge on the morphometry of the acromion process is essential before planning surgical treatment of the impingement syndrome such as, acromioplasty or acromionectomy. The present study is aimed to focus on the morphometric analysis of the acromion process. <strong>Subjects and Methods: </strong>The present study was carried on 100 dry adult scapulae in which 50 were right and 50 were left. The following parameters were measured; length of the acromion, width of the acromion, coracoacromial distance and the acromioglenoidal distance. All the parameters were measured using vernier caliper. <strong>Results: </strong>The mean length of the acromion process was 42.55mm and 41.43mm on the right and the left sides respectively. The mean width of the acromion process was 23.12mm and 22.8mm on the right and the left&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; sides respectively. The mean coracoacromial distance was 34.16mm and 34.15mm on the right and the left sides respectively. The average acromioglenoid distance was 24.48mm and 24.52mm on the right and the left sides respectively. <strong>Conclusion: </strong>The morphometric data of this study will be of great importance for the orthopaedic surgeon while treating the impingement syndrome and other surgeries of shoulder joint.</p> Masooma Begum, B H Shiny Vinila, Asra Anjum Copyright (c) 2021 Author Mon, 14 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Anatomy Education during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Student Perspective <p>Letter to Editor</p> Srinidhi Akella, Tarun Kumar Suvvari Copyright (c) 2021 Author Mon, 14 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Morphological Analysis of Length and Shape Nasopalatine Canal on Human Dry Skulls <p><strong>Background: </strong>To assess length and shape of nasopalatine canal on human dry skulls. <strong>Subjects and Methods: </strong>Fifty- four dry human skulls of either gender was recruited for the study. The length of the nasopalatine canal was measured from the definite point (interproximal region) of the central incisors to the distal end of the incisive foramen. Incisive foramen diameter was calculated in the sagittal plane by measuring the anteroposterior distance of the oral entrance of the NPC. Shape was categorized into 4 types, Cylindrical, funnel, hourglass and spindle shape. <strong>Results: </strong>The mean length of nasopalatine canal was 16.2 mm in males and 13.4 mm in females. A significant difference was observed (P&lt; 0.05). A non- significant difference in male (5.3 mm) and females (4.9 mm) incisive foramen diameter was observed. The most common shape of nasopalatine canal was cylindrical in 23, funnel in 7, hourglass in 21 and spindle shape in 3 skulls. A significant difference was observed (P&lt; 0.05). <strong>Conclusion: </strong>Nasopalatine canal morphology assessment is essential to prevent iatrogenic injury to the anatomical structures. Most common shape found to be hour glass and cylindrical.</p> Saurabh Chaudhary, Nidhi Sharma, S. K. Jain Copyright (c) 2021 Author Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000