Age and gender-dependent bone density changes of the human skull disclosed by high-resolution flat-panel computed tomography

  title={Age and gender-dependent bone density changes of the human skull disclosed by high-resolution flat-panel computed tomography},
  author={Christina Schulte-Geers and Martin Obert and Ren{\'e} L. Schilling and Sebastian Harth and Horst Traupe and Elke Ruth Gizewski and Marcel A. Verhoff},
  journal={International Journal of Legal Medicine},
IntroductionThe objective of this article was to estimate the age at death in forensic or anthropologic applications based on human skull investigation. Sex-dependent differences were analyzed.MethodsDigital, high-resolution, flat-panel-based volumetric computed tomography (eXplore Locus Ultra scanner) images (165,920) of 244 European human skulls–163 males, 81 females–were analyzed according to their radiological bone density, based on Hounsfield units (H) that are directly related to the x… 
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