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Post-Mortem Toxicology: A Systematic Review of Death Cases Involving Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists
Background Synthetic cannabinoid receptor agonists (SCRAs) have become the largest group of new psychoactive substances monitored by the European Union Early Warning System. Despite the wideExpand
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Morphometric Investigation of Death by Asphyxia
Abstract:  The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of distinguishing deaths by asphyxia from those due to natural causes by comparing morphometric measurements in lungs. The studyExpand
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THC and CBD concentrations in blood, oral fluid and urine following a single and repeated administration of “light cannabis”
Abstract Background “Light cannabis” is a product legally sold in Europe with Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration lower than 0.2% and variable cannabidiol (CBD) content. We studied THC andExpand
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Development and validation of a method using ultra performance liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry for determination of zoledronic acid concentration in human bone
&NA; A method for the extraction and quantification of zoledronic acid (ZA) from human bone was set up and validated. This method allowed the quantification of ZA from jawbone sequestrations ofExpand
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Investigation on genetic thrombophilic factors in FFPE autopsy tissue from subjects who died from pulmonary embolism
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a multifactorial disease determined by a combination of inherited and acquired factors. Inherited factors include mutations in the genes coding for coagulationExpand
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Massive Lesions Owing to Motorcyclist Impact Against Guardrail Posts: Analysis of Two Cases and Safety Considerations *
Abstract:  Two motorcycle riders lost control of their vehicle, fell, and hit a guardrail, which acted as a blade and led to a rapid, fatal outcome. In one case, the high velocity of the body at theExpand
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Biomedical analysis of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) of natural origin.
New psychoactive substances (NPS) can be divided into two main groups: synthetic molecules and active principles of natural origin. With respect to this latter group, a wide range of alkaloidsExpand
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Club Drugs: Psychotropic Effects and Psychopathological Characteristics of a Sample of Inpatients
Background Growing evidence supports the possibility of significant psychiatric consequences related to novel and traditional psychoactive substance consumption. The problem of differential diagnosisExpand