Published Manuscripts


Letter to the Editor

A New Forensic Approach to Past Mass Disasters: The Human Victims of Vesuvius

Authors: Pierpaolo Petrone, Massimo Niola, Pierpaolo di Lorenzo, Vincenzo Graziano, Mariano Paternóster and Claudio Buccelli

Type: Letter to the Editor   
  
  

Review Article

Uttrakhand Disaster: Status of Disaster Victim Identification in India

Authors: Tayal Ishwer, Puri Pooja Malik, Iqbal Mohammad, Grover Maneel and Prakash Chandra

Type: Review Article   
  
  

Review Article

Exploring Patterns of Perpetration and Victimization: Establishing Baseline Typologies for Profiling the Murders of Pregnant Women

Authors: Erica Hutton, Sarah A Baker and Nicole K Procise

Type: Review Article   
  
  

Case Report

Dental Human Identification using Radiographic Records of Oral Implant Placement – a Case Report

Authors: Rhonan Ferreira Silva, Ademir Franco, Marcela Gratão de Castro, Jade Arantes Vargas Dumant, Robson Rodrigues Garcia and João Batista de Souza

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Ants as Carcasses Consumers a Case Study Undertaken Inside a Greenhouse (Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain)

Authors: Salona-Bordas MI, Salona-Bordas JL and Tinaut A

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Forensic Identification of a Late Discovery Victim of a Motorcycle Accident

Authors: Moraitis K, Eliopoulos C, Zorba E, Mitsea AG, Falsetti C and Spiliopoulou C

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Socioeconomic Demographic Study of Suicide among the People in a Southern Town Berhampur of Odisha State (India)

Authors: Sachidananda Mohanty, Abarnita Sethi, Kiran Kumar Patnaik and Asim Mishra

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Gang Rape of an Adolescent in Sri Lanka: Conviction Despite an Initial Medical Opinion Excluding Rape

Authors: Perera J

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Mini Review

Convicting the Factually Innocent: A Review of the Evidence on Wrongful Convictions

Authors: Crowl JN

Type: Mini Review   
  
  

Research Article

Post-Implant Morphological Changes of Mammary Tissue: Polyvinyl Sponge (Ivalon) vs. Silicone Breast Prosthesis

Authors: Audrey Ekhaguere, Mohammed Al-Tikriti, Gerald Bertetta, Elizabeth Rega

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

The Use of Odontometric Traits Improves the Chances of Sex Identification in a Contemporary Sicilian Human Population

Authors: Andrea Dario Messina

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Shape Variations in Loop Pattern Fingerprints: Radial vs. Ulnar Loops

Authors: Králík M, Kováčová V, Hupková A and Urbanová P

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

A Fatal Perforating Lawn Mower Injury

Authors: Butch Huston

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

Filicide-Suicide Non Altruistic : A Brief Report

Authors: Virginie Scolan, Isabelle Nahmani, Frédérique Fiechter-Boulvard, Thierry Bougerol and François Paysant

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Series

Forensic Evaluation of Crania Exhibiting Evidence of Sharp Force Trauma Recovered from Archaeological Excavations

Authors: Nikolett Marton, Boglárka Marcsa, Ildikó Pap, Ildikó Szikossy, Balázs Kovács, Kinga Karlinger, Aletta Váradi-T and Klára Törő

Type: Case Series   
  
  

Case Report

Aortic Intimal Staining In Fresh Water Drowning – A Case Series

Authors: Jayanth S Hosahally, Girish Chandra YP and A Gokulakrishnan

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

Victim of a Patient with Mental Disorder: A Case Report of a Physical Adult Abuse with Blunt Trauma

Authors: Balcı Y, Yeniceri EN and Kara B

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Forensic Analysis of Toners by Thin Layer Chromatography and High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography

Authors: Saini K and Rathore R

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Postmortem Hair Analysis Verifies Heroin Exposure and Leads to a Killer

Authors: Papoutsis I, Athanaselis S, Nikolaou P, Spiliopoulou C, Tsiola A and Stefanidou M

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

Probable Identification from a Single Innominate Caught on a Fishing Hook

Authors: Midori Albert

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Mini Review

Role of External Ear in Establishing Personal Identity - A Short Review

Authors: Purkait R

Type: Mini Review   
  
  

Case Report

Report to the Prosecutor in Cases of Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma: Still an Ongoing Debate

Authors: Grassi VM, Valentino De Matteis, Pulitanò S, Rossi R and Oliva A

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

Psychological Autopsy- Unraveling the Mystery of Death

Authors: Jagadish Rao Padubidri, Dr Sowmya J Rao, Ashwini Dutt, B Suresh Kumar Shetty and Archith Boloor

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Towards a Working Methodology for Using Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacements to Support Identification

Authors: Bryson D

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Suicidal Ingestion of a Caustic Substance: A Case Report

Authors: Focardi M, Grifoni R, Pinchi V, Pieri L, Bonari A, Pompilio I, Arcangeli G, Castiglione F and Norelli GA

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

Misinterpretation of Hypostasis Does not Identify Death from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Does not Avoid another Five Deaths

Authors: Ivan Dieb Miziara, Renata Schwed Razaboni, Carmen Silvia Molleis Galego Miziara, Wagner dos Santos Moraes, Helio Rodrigues Ramacciotti, Ana Cristina Mielli, Vilma Leyton and Daniel Romero Munõz

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Predictive Models as Screening Tools for DNA Recovery from Baked and Burned Porcine Bones

Authors: Velzen IV, Shaw M, Raveendran M and Rodriguez JG

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Orestes Complex Revisited

Authors: Costa GM, Barros AJS and Telles LEB

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Comparison of SNP Polymorphism of Alcohol Metabolizing Related Enzyme Genes in Intoxicated Individuals and Nonalcoholic Population

Authors: Li Li, Ping Xiang, Yan Liu, Yan Shi, Yuan Lin and Zhenmin Zhao

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

Diptera Succession during Early Decomposition Stages in a Mediterranean Pinewood Umbrage

Authors: Arnaldos MI, Khedre A, Begoña I, Presa JJ, Clemente ME, López-Gallego E, Martínez AB, Pérez-Marcos M and García MD

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

Implication of Meconium-aspirated Lungs in Stillborns and Neonatal Deaths

Authors: Satoh F, Kakimoto Y, Miyashita K, Tsuboi A, Seto Y and Osawa M

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

Application of Entomology in Some Medicolegal Issues

Authors: El-Mehy I, Sief A, Soliman E, Hassan NA and Alrouf TA

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Specific Challenges in the Treatment of Psychopathy: A Case Report

Authors: Neergaard F and Gullhaugen AS

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

An Unusual Complex Suicide by Pesticide Ingestion and Stabbing: A Case Report

Authors: Youssef N*, Wiem BA, Sami B, Malek Z, Zouhir H and Samir M

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Review Article

History and Modalities of Forensic Radiology: A Review

Authors: Singal K

Type: Review Article   
  
  

Review Article

Mental Illness Leads to Violence

Authors: Stewart JS

Type: Review Article   
  
  

Review Article

Touch DNA in a Complicated Alleged Child Abuse Case

Authors: Coyle HM

Type: Review Article   
  
  

Reveiew Article

Forensic Dentistry as a Tool for Identification

Authors: Singal K

Type: Reveiew Article   
  
  

Research Article

Estimation of Early Postmortem Interval by Multiple Regression Analysis

Authors: Saralaya PK, Chandra YPG, Jayanth SH, Praveen S and Krishnan AG

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

Investigation of Forensic Glass Fractography made by Different Ammunition

Authors: Waghmare NP, Lal A, Sahu K and Anand VR

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

Challenging and Rare DNA Evidences Convicts the Accused in a High Profile Murder Case

Authors: Rana AK, Kumar N, Imam J, Sinha MK, Sinha HK and Singh R

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

The Difficult Task of Interpreting Cut Marks, Gunshot Wounds and Ligature Marks on the Skin: A Cautionary Note

Authors: Amadasi A, Cerutti E, Spagnoli L, Gibelli D, Gorio C and Cattaneo C

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Identification of Suspect by Bite Mark Analysis in a Dead Woman: A Case Report

Authors: Costa ST, Carvalho GP, Matoso RI, Freire AR, Junior ED, Prado FB and Rossi AC

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Special Article - Forensic Case Studies

Forensic Age Estimation According to Fusion of Proximal Humeral Epiphysis in 1367 Living Turkish Subjects’ Radiographs; A Preliminary Study

Authors: Erol OB, Bayramoglu Z, Ertem F, Sharifov R, Yılmaz R and Yekeler E

Type: Special Article - Forensic Case Studies   
  
  

Special Article - Forensic Medicine

The Physical and Psychosocial Environment’s Influence on Patients’ and Staff’s Perceptions of Person-Centered Care in Forensic Psychiatry

Authors: Eirini Alexiou RN, Alessio Degl' Innocenti, Anette Kullgren RN, Hanna Falk RN and Helle Wijk

Type: Special Article - Forensic Medicine   
  
  

Special Article - Forensic Medicine

Public Order Disturbance: Is the use of Non/Less - Lethal Weapon always Adapted? A French Case Report

Authors: Grenier F, Chiron F, Eysseric H, Paysant F, Peoc'h M and Scolan V

Type: Special Article - Forensic Medicine   
  
  

Case Report

Bath Salt Induced Psychosis: A Clinical Challenge

Authors: Amina ZA, Ifeoma N and Prathila N

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Skeletal Age-at-Death Estimation from the Pubic Symphysis: A Test of Three Methods in a Chinese Population

Authors: Langley NR and Wu Jian

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

Challenging and Rare DNA Profiling of Burned Corpses at the State Forensic Science Laboratory of Jharkhand

Authors: Nand JK, Soren AN and Singh R

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

VSC (Video Spectral Comparator)-6000 HS A Non-Destructive Technique for Identification of Blood

Authors: Chourasiya S, Shaikh T and Dedhia H

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Special Article - Forensic and Legal Medicine

Taphonomic Study of Adult Susscrofa domestica in Equatorial Climate in Sarawak, Malaysia

Authors: Ing TK, Ismail NA and Soon LP

Type: Special Article - Forensic and Legal Medicine   
  
  

Special Article - Forensic and Legal Medicine

Stature Estimation Using Postmortem Computed Tomography Scan Images of Long Limbs

Authors: Soon LP, Hasmi AH, See KL, Mohamad Noor MH and Feng SS

Type: Special Article - Forensic and Legal Medicine   
  
  

Research Article

Study of Odontometric Parameters in Gender Identification

Authors: Pagare N, Chourasiya S* and Dedhia H

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Research Article

A Study on Common Visualization Methods for Secret Writing done by Invisible Inks and their Sensitivity Over a Period of Time

Authors: Hussain SS and Sahu M*

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Forensic Psychiatric Autopsy: A Challenge Assessment

Authors: Marques-Teixeira J*

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

Morphology of Flesh Fly Peckia (Peckia) chrysostoma (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) Revealed by Scanning Electron Microscopy

Authors: Carrico C, Caetano RL*, Barban Alvarez LDR and Pinto ZT

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Suicidal Intra-Oral Gunshot with Labial Laceration

Authors: Pierucci G, Toni C* and Filomena C

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

Fatal Pulmonary Tumour Thrombotic Microangiopathy (PTTM) Associated with Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of Colon: An Autopsy Diagnosis

Authors: Vishwakarma S, Arulselvi S*, Singh J# and Behra C#

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

A Case Study on Sexually Harass Women in a Crime Spot

Authors: Basu N and Bandyopadhyay SK*

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Case Report

A Fatal Case of Body Packing: The Usefulness of the Postmortem CT before the Autopsy

Authors: Visonà SD*, Sozzi M, Re L, Castelli F, Andrello L, Valeggia PR and Osculati A

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Research Article

DNA Profiling of a Rape Case at the State Forensic Science Laboratory Ranchi Jharkhand India

Authors: Sumanta, Vrijesh Kumar Yadav*, Nisha Bara, Hridayesh Kumar Sinha and Singh RS

Type: Research Article   
  
  

Case Report

Unusual Death in Garbage Recycling Site: A Study of Seven Cases

Authors: Gholamzadeh S, Bahrani M, Zarenezhad M*, Malekpour A, Mortazavi M and Kazemi B

Type: Case Report   
  
  

Special Article - Forensic Anthropology

Scrutiny of Four Conventional Visual Traits of Mandible for Sex Estimation in Indian Population

Authors: Vineeta Saini*

Type: Special Article - Forensic Anthropology   
  
  

Short Communication

Frontal Sinus and Nasal Septum Together in Forensics: Strengthening the Evidence for Personal Identification

Authors: Bhakti Soman*

Type: Short Communication   
  
  

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