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A Method for Studying Knife Tool Marks on Bone
Abstract:  The characteristics of knife tool marks retained on hard tissues can be used to outline the shape and angle of a knife. The purpose of this study was to describe such marks on bone tissuesExpand
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Child homicide victims in forensic autopsy in Taiwan: A 10-year retrospective study.
BACKGROUND Child homicides are critical medico-legal issues worldwide. Data on the characteristics of these cases in Asia are limited. This study aimed to describe the characteristics of childExpand
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Adult femicide victims in forensic autopsy in Taiwan: A 10-year retrospective study.
BACKGROUND Violence against women and adult femicides are critical medico-legal issues worldwide. Intimate partner violence is one of the leading contributory risk factors. This study aimed toExpand
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Seasonal variation in the frequency of sudden cardiac death and ventricular tachyarrhythmia in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy: the effect of meteorological
BACKGROUND Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is the most catastrophic presentation in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C). OBJECTIVES To investigate theExpand
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Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry determination of the toxicity and identification of fish species in a suspected tetrodotoxin fish poisoning.
Suspected tetrodotoxin (TTX) poisoning was associated with eating unknown fish in April 2009 in Taiwan. After ingestion of the fish, symptoms of the victim included perioral paresthesia, nausea,Expand
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Rhabdomyolysis observed at forensic autopsy: a series of 52 cases
Rhabdomyolysis is characterized by skeletal muscle injury resulting in the release of intracellular proteins (such as myoglobin) and electrolytes into the blood circulation, which cause acute kidneyExpand
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The strategies to DVI challenges in Typhoon Morakot
Small village populations in which there is a high amount of kinship can cause complications in cases of disaster victim identification. This problem was highlighted by the loss of life after TyphoonExpand
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Tuberculosis Surveillance in Taiwan Forensic Autopsy Cases: A Retrospective Analysis of 71 Cases From 2012 to 2017
Abstract Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the most important public health issues worldwide, and global efforts have altered the TB epidemic. This study analyzed 71 cases of TB at autopsy notified viaExpand
Fatal parvovirus B19 infections: a report of two autopsy cases
Parvovirus B19 (PVB19) commonly infects children and is usually asymptomatic. Lethal outcomes of PVB19 infection are unusual; nevertheless, the two cases reported here are rare examples ofExpand
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