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Virtues of the Virtual Autopsy [Slide Show]

Medical imaging offers new ways to examine the deceased

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A wild boar that has died examined by dual-energy computed tomography. The animal's front is visualized.....[ More ]

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Postoperative computed tomography angiography of a patient who has been treated for an aneurysm in the anterior cerebral artery. A slot in the skull has been cut to provide access to the aneurysm.....[ More ]

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Postoperative computed tomography angiography of a patient who has been treated for an aneurysm in the anterior cerebral artery.....[ More ]

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Postmortem computed tomography of a murder victim's skeleton.....[ More ]

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Postmortem dual-energy computed tomography. The border between soft tissue and air is visualized and rendered in blue.....[ More ]

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Postmortem dual-energy computed tomography. The air distribution in the thorax is visualized and rendered in blue.....[ More ]

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Postmortem dual-energy computed tomography of a deceased person. Visualized in axial projection in upper thorax region.....[ More ]

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Postmortem dual-energy computed tomography of a deceased person. Between small intestines maggots can be seen.....[ More ]

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Horse head visualized using dual-energy computed tomography. Pulp of each tooth is visualized. It extends all the way to the tooth surface.....[ More ]

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Postmortem dual-energy computed tomography angiography of person shot in the chest and body visualized with volume-rendering 3-D.....[ More ]

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