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L'angio-CT post-mortem : un nouvel outil diagnostique

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2011, vol. 7, no. 303, p. 1507-10
Abstract Post-mortem CT-angiography is a minimally invasive exam that allows the investigation of the vascular system in a very detailed way, impossible to realize during conventional autopsy. The research group for post-mortem angio-CT in Lausanne has developed a standardized protocol fora technique called "multi-phase post-mortem CT-angiography" that leads to an easy applicable performance of the exam and an increased diagnostic value. Additionally, new equipment including a perfusion device with single use sets as well as a special contrast agent for post-mortem investigations has been created. Using this technique, angio-CT permits to detect of the source of haemorrhages, vascular malformations, arteriosclerotic lesions as well as vascular occlusions and to visualize the vascular anatomy exactly.
Keywords AutopsyCoronary AngiographyHumansTomography, X-Ray Computed
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PMID: 21899218
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Research group Groupe Mangin Patrice (médecine légale) (862)
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GRABHERR, Silke, DOMINGUEZ, Alejandro, MANGIN, Patrice. L'angio-CT post-mortem : un nouvel outil diagnostique. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2011, vol. 7, n° 303, p. 1507-10. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24749

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