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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 the study is to better identify hereditary cardiac causes of sudden unexpected death in young subjects through Next-Generation Sequencing of autopsy tissue
In 2015 the German professional Association of Pathologists conducted a survey to establish a baseline for an autopsy rate in Germany and to collect data from 2005-2014, as hospitals must meet a fixed...
Although autopsy is a key component of the etiologic evaluation following fetal and early neonatal death, and traditionally has been the preferred method to determine the cause of death, an alternativ...
Morphometric measurements of systemic atherosclerosis and direct quantification of visceral fat are only possible using materials from autopsy studies. However, the few autopsy studies that have inves...
Social, cultural, and behavioral factors are often potent upstream contributors to maternal, neonatal, and child mortality, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Social autopsy is on...
Suicide is a huge deal in general public health, representing the second cause of mortality in young people worldwide. The suicidal setting analysis is usually performed through psychological autopsy,...
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.