Search Tag: Autopsy

Cardiology Management

Cardiac Devices Help Solve Forensic Cases

2017 23 Jun

According to a study presented at EHRA EUROPACE-CARDIOSTIM 2017, pacemakers and other cardiac devices can help solve forensic cases. Devices have been able to reveal time and cause of death in some cases where autopsy failed to do the same. Lead author Dr Philipp Lacour, a cardiologist at Charité - Medical University of Berlin, Germany explains that... Read more

IMAGING Management

Minimally Invasive Autopsy with MRI an Acceptable Alternative

2013 20 May

Minimally invasive autopsy using MRI could be an acceptable alternative to traditional autopsies, according to a new study.  The study, published online in The Lancet, assessed the accuracy of whole body, post-mortem MRI for detection of major pathological lesions associated with death in a prospective cohort of foetuses and children. Consent rates... Read more