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Hot Topics - Virtual Autopsy

Michael J. Thali, Peter Vock & Richard Dirnhofer, VIRTOPSY (Virtual Autopsy) - Past, Present, and Future, AAFS 58TH ANNUAL MEETING, Feb. 20-25, 2006, Located at: AAFS

Christian Jackowski, Stephan Dirnhofer, Michael Thali, Emin Aghayev, Richard Dirnhofer & Martin Sonnenschien, Postmortem Diagnostics Using MSCT and MRI of a Lethal Streptococcus Group A Infection at Infancy: Case Report, 151 FORENSIC SCI. INT’L 157 (July 2005), Located at: Forensic Science International

Christian Jackowski, Wolf Schweitzer, Michael Thali, Kathrin Yen, Emin Aghayev, Martin Sonnenschein, Peter Vock & Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy: Postmortem Imaging of the Human Heart In Situ Using MSCT and MRI, 149 FORENSIC SCI. INTíL 11 (Apr. 2005), Located at: Forensic Science International

Ryan Bigge, The 4th Annual: Year In Ideas: Virtopsy, NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 2004, at Sec. 6, Located at: NY Times

Michael J. Thali , R. Dirnhofer, R. Becker, W. Oliver & K. Potter, Is 'Virtual Histology' the Next Step after the 'Virtual Autopsy'? Magnetic Resonance Microscopy in Forensic Medicine, 22 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING 1131 (Oct. 2004), Located at: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Michael J. Thali, Emin Aghayev, Christian Jackowski, Martin Sonnenschein, Kathrin Yen, Peter Vock & Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy - Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident with Head Injury, 49 J. FORENSIC SCI. 809 (July 2004), Located at: Journal Forensic Science

Michael J. Thali, Kathrin Yen, Peter Vock, Barbara Tiefenthaler, Gerhard Ranner, Eva Scheurer, Michael J. Thali, Karin Zwygart, Martin Sonnenschein, Marco Wiltgen & Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy - Forensic Traumatology of the Subcutaneous Fatty Tissue; Multislice Computed Tomography (MSCT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as Diagnostic Tools, 49 J. FORENSIC SCI. 799 (July 2004), Located at: Journal of Forensic Science

Benjamin Weiser, Can Prints Lie? Yes, Man Finds to His Dismay, NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 2004, at A1, Located at: NY Times

Jack March, Damian Schofield, Martin Evison & Noel Woodford, Three-Dimensional Computer Visualization of Forensic Pathology Data, 25 AM. J. FORENSIC MED. & PATHOLOGY 60 (Mar. 2004), Located at: American Journal Forensic Medicine & Pathology

Jon Van, Technology Notebook Column, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, December 8, 2003, Located at: Chicago Tribune

Sarah Graham, Autopsies, No Scalpel Required, SCIENTIFICAMERICAN.COM, Dec. 3, 2003, Located at: Scientific American

Michael J. Thali, K. Yen, M. Sonnenschein, C. Stoupis, P. Vock, K. Zwygart-Brugger, T. Kilchor & R. Dirnhofer, Virtopsy: Postmortem Multislice Computed Tomography (MSCT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in a Fatal Scuba Diving Incident, 48 J. FORENSIC SCI. 1347 (Nov. 2003), Located at: Journal of Forensic Science

Catherine Nangini, Virtual Autopsy May Be Next Innovation in Forensic Field: Medical Imaging Useful in Solving Crime, but Cost, Training Debated, MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, Aug. 23, 2003, at B1, Located at: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Michael J. Thali, W. Schweitzer, K Yen, P. Vock, C. Ozdoba, E. Spielvogel & R. Dirnhofer, New Horizons in Forensic Radiology: The 60-Second Digital Autopsy: Full-Body Examination of a Gunshot Victim by Multislice Computed Tomography, 24 AM. J. FORENSIC MED. & PATHOLOGY 22 (Mar. 2003), Located at: American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology

Michael J. Thali, Kathrin Yen, Wolf Schweitzer, Peter Vock, Chris Boesch, Christoph Ozdoba, Gerhard Schroth, Michael Ith, Martin Sonnenschein, Tanja Doernhoefer, Eva Scheurer, Thomas Plattner & Richard Dirnhofer, Virtopsy - A New Imaging Horizon in Forensic Pathology: Virtual Autopsy by Postmortem Multislice Computed Tomography (MSCT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - A Feasibility Study, 48 J. FORENSIC SCI. 386 (Mar. 2003), Located at: Journal Forensic Science

Michael J. Thali, Kathrin Yen, Thomas Plattner, Wolf Schweitzer, Peter Vock, Christoph Ozdoba & Richard Dirnhofer, Charred Body: Virtual Autopsy with Multi-slice Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 47 J. FORENSIC SCI. 1326 (Nov. 2002), Located at: Forensic Science

Michael J. Thali, B.P. Kneubuehl, P. Vock, G. Allmen & R. Dirnhofer, High-Speed Documented Experimental Gunshot to a Skull-Brain Model and Radiologic Virtual Autopsy, 23 AM. J. FORENSIC MED. & PATHOLOGY 223 (Sept. 2002), Located at: American Journal Forensic Medicine & Pathology