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Virtual autopsy with multiphase postmortem computed tomographic angiography versus traditional medical autopsy to investigate unexpected deaths of hospitalized patients: a cohort study

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Wichmann, Dominic
Heinemann, Axel
Weinberg, Clemens
Vogel, Hermann
Hoepker, Wilhelm Wolfgang
Pueschel, Klaus
Kluge, Stefan
Published in Annals of Internal Medicine. 2014, vol. 160, no. 8, p. 534-541
Abstract "Virtual" autopsy by postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) can replace medical autopsy to a certain extent but has limitations for cardiovascular diseases. These limitations might be overcome by adding multiphase PMCT angiography.
Keywords AdultAgedAged, 80 and overAngiographyAutopsy/methodsCardiovascular Diseases/diagnostic imaging/mortalityCause of DeathDeath, Sudden/etiologyFemaleHospital MortalityHumansImaging, Three-DimensionalMaleMiddle AgedProspective StudiesTomography, X-Ray Computed/methods
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PMID: 24733194
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WICHMANN, Dominic et al. Virtual autopsy with multiphase postmortem computed tomographic angiography versus traditional medical autopsy to investigate unexpected deaths of hospitalized patients: a cohort study. In: Annals of Internal Medicine, 2014, vol. 160, n° 8, p. 534-541. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:112118

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