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Postmortem Computed Tomography: From Acquisition to Reporting

  • Giuseppe Lo Re
  • Roberto Lagalla
  • Stefania Zerbo
  • Federica Vernuccio
  • Elvira Ventura
  • Sergio Salerno
  • Massimo Midiri
  • Antonina Argo
Chapter

Abstract

PMCT in a noninvasive, fast, and quite available method which coroners and forensic experts tend to use more and more often, especially when a crime is suspected. PMCT proved to be an excellent tool for detection and assessment of bone fracture injuries due to sharp trauma and bullet trajectories.

Keywords

Legal issue Forensic radiology Methodology Data Acquisition Reporting Proof evidence Experience Cross-expert examination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Lo Re
    • 1
  • Roberto Lagalla
    • 1
  • Stefania Zerbo
    • 2
  • Federica Vernuccio
    • 1
  • Elvira Ventura
    • 2
  • Sergio Salerno
    • 1
  • Massimo Midiri
    • 1
  • Antonina Argo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biopathology and Medical BiotechnologiesUniversity of PalermoPalermoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Sciences for the Promotion of Health and Maternal and Child Care “G. D’Alessandro”University of PalermoPalermoItaly

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