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Title: Virtual autopsy in forensic sciences and its applications in the forensic odontology
Other Titles: A autópsia virtual nas ciências forenses e sua aplicação na Odontologia forense
Authors: Franco do Rosário Junior, Ademir ×
Henrique Couto Souza, Paulo
Coudyzer, Walter
Thevissen, Patrick
Willems, Guy
Jacobs, Reinhilde #
Issue Date: 15-May-2012
Publisher: Editora da P U C R S
Series Title: Revista Odonto Ciencia vol:27 issue:1 pages:5-9
Abstract: Nowadays, technological advances are becoming more and more important in forensic sciences. Yet autopsy is still one of the very traditional methods. This also applies for dental autopsies, in which visual, photographic and radiological evidences are collected. In this context, Virtual Autopsy appears as a helpful and complementary tool for dental and medical cadaveric examination. Using high-tech radiological approaches, Virtual Autopsy may provide, through images, an efficient and more accurate view on the individual case. This critical review aims to update the dental professionals presenting the first national paper with explanations on Virtual Autopsy.
ISSN: 0102-9460
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Forensic Dentistry
Oral Imaging
× corresponding author
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