Usefulness of MPMCTA as an adjuvant to forensic autopsies in cases of gunshot deaths

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_4C48DA44C24C
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Sous-type
Etude de cas (case report): rapporte une observation et la commente brièvement.
Collection
Publications
Titre
Usefulness of MPMCTA as an adjuvant to forensic autopsies in cases of gunshot deaths
Périodique
Romanian Journal of Legal Medicine
Auteur(s)
Minoiu AC, Hostiuc S., Baumann P., Tudorache O., Covaliu BF, Bratu AM, Popa B., Grabherr S.
ISSN
1221-8618
ISSN-L
1221-8618
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2015
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
23
Numéro
3
Pages
181-185
Langue
anglais
Notes
PDF: Case reports
Résumé
Post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) is considered to be a useful tool in assessing gunshot fatalities, allowing fast location of the bullets, as well as being able to perform an accurate description in relation to the entrance and exist wounds, especially when bone lesions are involved. However, PMCT is limited when addressing soft tissue and parenchyma lesions. The authors evaluated two cases of gunshot fatalities, which underwent multi-phase postmortem CT angiography (MPMCTA) prior to forensic autopsies. The acquired images were examined through axial views as well as 2D and 3D reconstructions. MPMCTA proved to be an important asset in evaluating the wound paths and associated lesions, offering more details than the native scan. When available, MPMCTA should be used as a standard in order to enhance the forensic classic investigation of ballistic deaths.
Mots-clé
postmortem CT, post mortem CT angiography, gunshot, trajectory, entrance and exit wound, projectile
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09/08/2016 15:55
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