How to Create a Functional Imaging Team

  • Jochen M. GrimmEmail author
  • Silke Grabherr


When considering starting a forensic imaging department, two things are indispensable: imaging equipment and the personnel to perform the imaging and interpret the images. Both may prove more or less difficult to obtain. This chapter will focus on the creation of a well-working postmortem imaging team (Fig. 35.1).


Post mortem imaging team Forensic pathologist Forensic radiologist Forensic radiographer 

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    Schneider B, Chevallier C, Dominguez A, Bruguier C, Elandoy C, Mangin P, Grabherr S. The forensic radiographer: a new member in the medicolegal team. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2012;33:30–6.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Forensic ImagingUniversity Center of Legal Medicine Lausanne-GenevaLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Medical RadiologyUniversity Hospital Center VaudoisLausanneSwitzerland

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