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The aim of the study is to compare findings generated by computertomography-based autopsy (Virtopsy) with conventional autopsy and clinical diagnoses. Therefore all patients dying while receiving treatment in the Department of Intensive Care Medicine will be undergo virtopsy and, if relatives give informed consent conventional autopsy.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
Today complex vascular and cardiological interventions are performed in severely ill patients. Autopsy is the reference standard for quality control for almost two centuries, but autopsy ...
This study will assess whole brain samples from glioblastoma patients at autopsy to determine the underlying pathological signatures of tumor treatment fields at autopsy.
The study is designed to examine the relationship between imaging results detected on a 18F-AV-1451 PET scan and pathology found at autopsy within six months of imaging.
This study is designed to test the relationship between ante-mortem 18F-AV-1451 Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging and tau neurofibrillary pathology associated with Alzheimer's dis...
The purpose of this study is to learn about the possible causes of the negative trend in suicide rates in both males and females aged 45-60 in Flanders, Belgium. This will be carried out u...
Autopsy rates in neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patients who died are declining worldwide. Postmortem magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is suggested as adjunct to or substitute for autopsy.
Two billion people live in countries affected by conflict, violence and fragility. These are exceptional situations in which mortality shifts dramatically and in which civil registration and vital sta...
Purpose To determine if postmortem computed tomography (CT) and postmortem CT angiography help to detect more lesions than autopsy in postmortem examinations, to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses ...
Autopsy may confirm clinical diagnoses or identify conditions that were not suspected prior to a patient's death. Previous studies evaluating the utility of autopsy in hematopoietic stem cell transpla...
Perinatal and paediatric autopsy rates are at historically low levels with declining uptake due to dislike of the invasiveness of the procedure, and religious objections particularly amongst Muslim an...
Postmortem examination of the body.
Blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special disposal procedures.
The abrupt and unexplained death of an apparently healthy infant under one year of age, remaining unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the clinical history. (Pediatr Pathol 1991 Sep-Oct;11(5):677-84)
Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.