Adult stature reconstruction from the calcaneus of South Africans of European descent.

@article{Bidmos2006AdultSR,
  title={Adult stature reconstruction from the calcaneus of South Africans of European descent.},
  author={Mubarak Ariyo Bidmos},
  journal={Journal of clinical forensic medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={247-52}
}
The reconstruction of adult stature from length of limb bones is not a new concept. Population specific regression equations for stature estimation have been derived from these bones in most part of the world. Due to increased violence in major cities of the world resulting in dismemberment of the human body and skeleton, there was a need for derivation of regression equations from fragments of long bones of limbs and segments of the vertebral column. This was achieved with lower accuracies… CONTINUE READING

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