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Post Mortem CT for Non-Suspicious Adult Deaths

An Introduction

Authors: Shenton, Ayeshea, Kralt, Peter, Suvarna, S Kim

  • Accessible how-to guide ideal for use when reporting a study
  • Practical tips on how to interpret post-mortem CT
  • Many examples of real coronial cases
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About this book

This book is an ideal introduction to the specialty of post mortem computed tomography (PMCT). It will serve as a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the understanding and interpretation of whole-body studies for both hospital and community settings. Both normal post mortem appearances and findings associated with a wide range of diagnoses encountered in real cases from the coronial service are presented with the aid of numerous images. The coverage encompasses not only findings in all anatomic regions but also the imaging appearances in cases following targeted coronary angiography, attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation and various special circumstances such as suicide. The inclusion of many practical tips and possible pitfalls will support the radiologist to become more confident when reporting PMCT, while for the more experienced practitioner the wealth of examples will serve as a useful resource. In addition to radiologists, the book will be of value for pathologists at all levels of experience and anyone needing to understand the role and limitations of PMCT.

About the authors

Ayeshea Shenton, FRCR, MSc (Med Ed), iis a consultant radiologist in a district general hospital. In addition, for iGene London, she has been reporting post mortem CT for the past 4 years, building knowledge in the field from established practitioners, relevant texts and collecting feedback from interesting cases. Her interest and skill in teaching is reflected in achievement of a Master’s degree in Medical Education. 

Peter Kralt, MD, is a consultant neuroradiologist currently working at James Cook University Hospital, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Middlesbrough, UK. He completed his medical and radiological training in the Netherlands and has been practising in the field of post-mortem and forensic radiology for the past 3 years. He has been involved in more than 1000 cases and believes that radiology has the potential to transform the coronial system and the way in which sudden deaths are investigated.
Prof S Kim Suvarna is a consultant in histopathology based at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. He works for a variety of Coroners and Police Forces across the United Kingdom. He is an examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists, as well as the Royal College of Surgeons. He has published on cardiothoracic pathology and autopsy research widely.

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eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: June 15, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-70829-0
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: May 18, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-70828-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Post Mortem CT for Non-Suspicious Adult Deaths
Book Subtitle
An Introduction
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-70829-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-70829-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-70828-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 328
Number of Illustrations
423 b/w illustrations, 32 illustrations in colour
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