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Chapter 30 - Forensic Radiology and Elders

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 July 2020

Kim A. Collins
Affiliation:
LifePoint Inc, South Carolina
Roger W. Byard
Affiliation:
University of Adelaide
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Summary

Virtopsy (a portmanteau word combining “virtual” and “autopsy”) was first coined by Thali and colleagues in Switzerland in the early 2000s and referred to the novel application of multiple imaging modalities in the medicolegal death investigation context, with the potential to obviate the need for invasive procedures in many circumstances [1].

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