Prediction of stature based on radiographic measurements of cadaver long bones: a study of the Croatian population.

@article{Petrovecki2007PredictionOS,
  title={Prediction of stature based on radiographic measurements of cadaver long bones: a study of the Croatian population.},
  author={Vedrana Petrovecki and Davor Mayer and Mario {\vS}LAUS Mario {\vS}laus and Davor Strinovi{\'c} and Josip Skavi{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={547-52}
}
We tested a new approach to the stature prediction that could be used in the identification process of human skeletal remains of unknown identity. The stature of 19 female and 21 male adult cadavers was measured within 24 h after death and considered to be equal to the living stature. The antero-posterior radiographs of all limbs were taken, and the maximum length of the six long bones was measured from radiographs. There was a significant difference in the stature and maximum length of long… CONTINUE READING

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