[Gastric death as first described by Sehrt ("Sehrt'scher Magentod")--a review of the literature].

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The gastric death (Sehrt) is a rare form of death in the water with heterogeneous etiology. According to the first description, the pathogeneic mechanisms can be divided into two groups: asphyxiation after aspiration of vomited gastric contents and drowning due to hyperemia during digestion. In this paper, the authors discuss the different views on the… (More)

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@article{Wirth2006GastricDA, title={[Gastric death as first described by Sehrt ("Sehrt'scher Magentod")--a review of the literature].}, author={Ingo Wirth and Hansj{\"u}rg Strauch and Andreas Schmeling}, journal={Archiv fur Kriminologie}, year={2006}, volume={217 3-4}, pages={92-100} }