Current techniques in postmortem imaging with specific attention to paediatric applications

Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Feb;40(2):141-52; quiz 259. doi: 10.1007/s00247-009-1486-0. Epub 2009 Dec 16.


In this review we discuss the decline of and current controversies regarding conventional autopsies and the use of postmortem radiology as an adjunct to and a possible alternative for the conventional autopsy. We will address the radiological techniques and applications for postmortem imaging in children.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Autopsy / methods*
  • Diagnostic Imaging / trends*
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Pediatrics / trends*
  • Radiology / trends*
  • United States