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Essentials of Autopsy Practice

Reviews, Updates and Advances

  • Guy N. Rutty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Guy N. Rutty
    Pages 89-110
  3. Jeremy Windsor
    Pages 111-127
  4. Francesco Feletti
    Pages 129-142
  5. Ritesh G. Menezes, Mohammed Madadin, Muhammad Shariq Usman
    Pages 143-157

About this book


This book covers topical subjects within the field of death investigation, where changes in practice have recently occurred. The topics embrace the multi-disciplinary approach required for death investigation, and address advances in the field of forensic photography, pathology, and 3D printing as applied to forensics. This volume includes chapters on high altitude deaths, the role of 3D-printing applied to forensic investigations, photogrammetry, commotion cordis (an uncommon cause of fatal cardiac arrest) and the cricoid cartilage.

Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Reviews, Updates and Advances is an educational and practical resource aimed at trainees and consultants, generalists and specialists, and multi-disciplinary teams.


Photogrammetry High altitude deaths Paediatric Dural vessels Commotio Cordis Cricoid Cartilage

Editors and affiliations

  • Guy N. Rutty
    • 1
  1. 1.East Midlands Forensic Pathology UnitUniversity of LeicesterLeicesterUK

About the editors

Professor Guy Rutty MBE holds the Foundation Chair in Forensic Pathology at the University of Leicester where he is Chief Forensic Pathologist to the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit. He is an honorary consultant in histopathology to the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and a Home Office registered forensic pathologist.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Essentials of Autopsy Practice
  • Book Subtitle Reviews, Updates and Advances
  • Editors Guy N. Rutty
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-24329-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-24332-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-24330-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 157
  • Number of Illustrations 17 b/w illustrations, 62 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
    Forensic Medicine
    Medical Law
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals