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IP International Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicological Sciences


Virtopsy: an aid in forensic investigation


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Article Type : Review Article

Author Details: Surabhi ,Taniya Malhotra,Sumit Bhateja*,Geetika Arora

Volume : 4

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2456-9615

Print ISSN : 2581-9844

Article First Page : 95

Article End Page : 98


Abstract

Virtopsy denotes ‘virtual autopsy’. Like autopsy, virtopsy is an multidisciplinary approach that combines forensic medicine, pathology, biomechanics and digitized radiographic imaging of human organs and tissues to provide clues for forensic identification of the cause and manner of death. It is a minimally invasive, observer-independent new-age technique in postmortem examination. This article is an overview of the advancing methodology and its potential application in forensic sciences in developing countries.

Keywords: Virtopsy, forensic science, radiographic imaging.

Doi No:-10.18231/j.ijfmts.2019.021