Postmortem use of advanced imaging techniques : Is autopsy going digital ?

@inproceedings{Stawicki2009PostmortemUO,
  title={Postmortem use of advanced imaging techniques : Is autopsy going digital ?},
  author={Stanislaw Peter A. Stawicki and Anil Aggrawal and Anthony J. Dean and David A. Bahner and Steven M. Steinberg and Christy D. Stehly and Brian A. Hoey},
  year={2009}
}
The use of modern high-resolution imaging has been well described in the setting of post-mortem investigations. Used for some time in forensics, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are now being evaluated as complementary or, at times, alternative means of performing cause-of-death determination. The authors briefly review the history of autopsy and the reasons for the gradual decrease in autopsy rates over the last two decades. An overview of advantages and… CONTINUE READING

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