Scientific papers

Biochemical investigations performed in pericardial fluid in forensic cases that underwent postmortem angiography 

Palmiere C, Grabherr S. 

Forensic Sci Int. 2019;297:11-13.

DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.01.032
PMID: 30772126

Post-mortem imaging as a complementary tool for the investigation of cardiac death

Michaud K, Sabatasso S, Genet P, Grabherr S, 

Forensic Sciences Research. 2019,4(3):211-22.

DOI: 10.1080/20961790.2019.1630944
PMID: 31489387

Post-mortem CT angiography of mesenteric vessels using cinematic rendering vision.

de Spiegeleire X, Vanhaebost J, Coche E.  

Diagn Interv Imaging. 2019 Jun 10.

DOI: 10.1016/j.diii.2019.05.005
PMID: 31196829

The Arteries of the Central Forehead: Implications for Facial Plastic Surgery,

Koziej M, Polak J, Hołda J, Trybus M, Hołda M, Kluza P, Moskała A, Chrapusta A, Walocha J, Woźniak K:

Aesthet Surg J. 2019

DOI: 10.1093/asj/sjz295
PMID: 31651024

Study of a seventeenth-century French artificial mummy: autopsical, native, and contrast-injected CT investigations.

Colleter R, Dedouit F, Duchesne S, Gérard P, Dercle L, Poilpré P, Gendrot V, Rousseau H, Crubézy É, Telmon N, Mokrane FZ.         

International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2018 ;

DOI: 10.1007/s00414-018-1830-8
PMID: 29594348

Towards multi-phase postmortem CT angiography in children: a study on a porcine model.

Mokrane FZ, Dercle L, Meyrignac O, Crubézy É, Rousseau H, Telmon N, Dedouit F.

International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2018 ;

DOI: 10.1007/s00414-018-1783-y
PMID: 29380125

Postmortem CT Angiography Compared with Autopsy: A Forensic Multicenter Study. 

Grabherr S, Heinemann A, Vogel H, Rutty G, Morgan B, Wozniak K, Dedouit F, Fischer F, Lochner S, Wittig H, Guglielmi G, Eplinius F, Michaud K, Palmiere C, Chevallier C, Mangin P, Grimm JM. 

Radiology 2018;288(1):270-276.

PMID: 29714682

The role of angiography in the congruence of cardiovascular measurements between autopsy and postmortem imaging

Troxler R, Minoiu C, Vaucher P, Michaud K, Doenz F, Ducrot K, Grahberr S. 

Int J Legal Med 2017, 2018;132(1):249-262.

PMID: 28741057

Visualization of myocardial infarction in postmortem multiphase computed tomography angiography: a feasibility study

Sabatasso S, Vanhaebost J, Doenz F, Palmiere C, Michaud K, Dedouit F. Grabherr S. 

Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2018;39(2):106-113.

PMID: 29438137

Technical Note: A  preliminary comparative study between classical and interventional radiological approaches for Multi-phase post-mortem CT angiography.

Mokrane FZ, Savall F, Dercle L, Crubezy E, Telmon N, Rousseau H, Dedouit F.

Forensic Science International, 2017 ;  271 : 23-32.

DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.12.008
PMID: 28056376

Sudden Aortic Death- proposal for a comprehensive diagnostic approach in forensic and in clinical pathology practice.

H. de Boer H, Dedouit F, Chappex N, van der Wal AC, Michaud K.   

International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2017 ;

DOI: 10.1007/s00414-017-1560-3
PMID: 28243770

A fatal case of oxygen embolism in a hospital

Comment L, Varlet V, Ducrot K, Grabherr S,  

Forensic Scie Res 2017, published online May 2017

PMID: 30483626

Fatal hemorrhage following sacroiliac joint fusion surgery: A case report

Palmiere C., Augsburger M., Del Mar Lesta M., Grabherr S., Borens O.  

Legal Med (Tokyo) 2017; 26:102-105.

PMID: 26141952

Modern post-mortem imaging: an update on recent developments

Grabherr S, Egger C, Vilarino R, Campana L, Jotterand M, Dedouit F. 

Forensic Sci Res, published online June 2017.Invited article

PMID: 30483621

Temperature dependence of viscosity, relaxation times (T1, T2) and simulated contrast for potential perfusates in post-mortem MR angiography (PMMRA)

Webb BWidek TNeumayer BBruguier CScheicher SSprenger HGrabherr SSchwark TStollberger R

Int J Legal Med. 2017;131(3):739-749.

PMID: 27900508

Variations in the anatomy of the vertebral artery cervical loop segment – a potential predisposing factor for traumatic basal subarachnoid hemorrhage? 

Medcalf JE, Paul Johnson C, Taktak A, Grabherr S. 

Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2016;12(4):444-450.

PMID: 27896540

Severe pelvic injury: vascular lesions detected by ante- and post-mortem contrast medium-enhanced CT and associations with pelvic fractures

Hussami M, Grabherr S, Meuli RA, Schmidt S. 

Int J Legal Med. 2017;131(3):731-738.

PMID: 27891547

Diagnosis of myocardial ischemia combining multiphase postmortem CT-angiography, histology, and postmortem biochemistry

Vanhaebost J, Ducrot K, de Froidmont S, Scarpelli MP, Egger C, Baumann P, Schmit G, Grabherr S, Palmiere C. 

Radiol Med. 2017;122(2):95-105.

PMID: 27766573

Technical Working Group on Post-Mortem Angiography Methods (TWGPAM) : The impact of multiphase post-mortem CT- angiography (MPMCTA) for investigating fatal outcomes of medical interventions,

Heinemann A, Grabherr S, Dedouit F, Woźniak K, Fischer F, Wittig H, Grimm J, Vogel H.  

JOFRI 2017;8:38-44.

Severe pelvic injury: vascular lesions detected by ante- and post-mortem contrast medium-enhanced CT and associations with pelvic fractures

Hussami M, Grabherr S, Meuli RA, Schmidt S. 

Int J Legal Med 2017;131:731-738.

PMID: 27891547

Back to the Future: Part 2. Post-mortem assessment and evolutionary role of the bio-medicolegal sciences

Ferrara SD, Cecchetto G, Cecchi R, Favretto D, Grabherr S, Ishikawa T, Kondo T, Montisci M, Pfeiffer H, Bonati MR et al. 

Int J Legal Med 2017;131(4):085-1101.

PMID: 28444439

Old hearts for modern investigations: CT and MR for archaeological human hearts remains.

Mokrane FZ, Colleter R, Duchesne S, Gerard P, Savall F, Crubezy E, Guilbeau-Frugier C, Moreno R, Sewonu A, Rousseau H, Telmon N, Dedouit F.

Forensic Science International, 2016 ;  268 : 14-24.

DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.08.035
PMID: 27665272

Tearing of the left iliac vessels in lumbar surgery revealed by multiphase post-mortem CT-angiography (MPMCTA)

Vilariño Villaverde R, Bruguier C, Zerlauth JB, De Froidmont S, Grabherr S.  

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2016;20:44-8.

PMID: 27161923

Determination of urinary catecholamines and metanephrines in cardiac deaths

Hervet T, Grouzmann E, Grabherr S, Mangin P, Palmiere C.

Int J Legal Med. 2016;130(4):995-1001.

PMID: 26690910

Performance of post-mortem CT compared to autopsy in children

Krentz BV, Alamo L, Grimm J, Dedouit F, Bruguier C, Chevallier C, Egger C, Da Silkva LF, Grabherr S. 

Int J Legal Med.  2016;130(4):1089-99.

PMID: 27221535

Elevation of NT-proBNP and cardiac troponins in sepsis-related deaths: a forensic perspective

Tettamanti C, Hervet T, Grabherr S, Palmiere C. 

Int J Legal Med. 2016;130(4):1035-43.

PMID: 27002627

Postmortem angiography using femoral cannulation and postmortem microbiology

Palmiere C, Egger C, Grabherr S, Jaton-Ogay K, Greub G. 

Int J Legal Med. 2015 Jul;129(4):861-7.

PMID: 25381195

Postmortem computed tomography angiography, contrast medium administration and toxicological analyses in urine

Palmiere C, Grabherr S, Augsburger M.  

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2015;17(3):157-62.

PMID: 25537625

How Low Can We Go in Contrast-Enhanced CT Imaging of the Chest?: A Dose-Finding Cadaver Study Using the Model-based Iterative Image Reconstruction Approach

Mueck FG, Roesch S, Scherr M, Fischer F, Geyer L, Peschel O, Maxien D, Grabherr S, Wirth S. 

Acad Radiol. 2015;22(3):345-56.

PMID: 25491739

Postmortem magnetic resonance imaging of the heart ex situ: development of technical protocols

Bruguier C, Egger C, Vallée JP, Grimm J, Boulanger X, Jackowski C, Mangin P, Grabherr S. 

Int J Legal Med 2015;129(3):559-67.

PMID: 25108450 

Fatal Cervical Spine Injury From Diving Accident

Voland C, Vilarino R, Grabherr S, Lobrinus JA, Palmiere C.  

Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2015;36(3):216-8.

PMID: 26108039 

Multiphase Postmortem Computed Tomography Angiography in Pediatrics: A Case Report

Chevallier C, Michaud K, Palmiere C, Alamo L, Mangin P, Grabherr S.  

Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2015;36(4):239-44.

PMID: 26280883

Letter to the editor:

Pitfalls in post-mortem CT-angiography – intravascular contrast induces post-mortem pericardial effusion.

Grabherr S, Wittig H, Dedouit F, Wozniak K, Vogel H, Heinemann A, Fischer F, Moskala A, Guglielmi G, Mangin P, Grimm

J. Legal Medicine, 2015 ; 17 (3): 218-219.

DOI: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2014.12.002
PMID: 25563435

An unusual homicidal stab wound of the cervical spinal cord: A single case examined by post-mortem computed tomography angiography (PMCTA).      

Savall F, Dedouit F, Mokrane FZ, Rougé D, Saint-Martin P, Telmon N.   

Forensic Science International, 2015 ; 254 : e18-e21.

DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.06.025
PMID: 26183758

Imaging for homicide investigations.

Woźniak K, Moskała A, Rzepecka-Woźniak E

Radiol Med. 2015;120(9):846-55.

DOI: 10.1007/s11547-015-0529-x
PMID: 25776018

Whole-body post-mortem computed tomography angiography of a newborn revealing transposition of great arteries.

Woźniak KJ, Moskała A, Kluza P, Romaszko K, Lopatin O, Rzepecka-Woźniak E

Int J Legal Med. 2015;129(6):1253-8.

DOI: 10.1007/s00414-015-1267-2
PMID: 26395195

Pathomorphological and CT-angiographical characteristics of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in cases of sudden cardiac death

Michaud KGrabherr SFaouzi MGrimm JDoenz FMangin P

Int J Legal Med. 2015 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25904078 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Application of contrast media in post-mortem imaging (CT and MRI)

Grabherr SGrimm JBaumann PMangin P

Radiol Med 2015 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25841652 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Post-mortem computed tomography and post-mortem computed tomography angiography following transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Vogel BHeinemann AGulbins HTreede HReichenspurner HPüschel KVogel H

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Feb 16. pii: ezv020. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25691065 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Postmortem computed tomography angiography, contrast medium administration and toxicological analyses in urine

Palmiere CGrabherr SAugsburger M

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2014 Dec 12. pii: S1344-6223(14)00176-X. doi: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2014.12.005 [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25537625 [PubMed – in process]

Postmortem angiography using femoral cannulation and postmortem microbiology

Palmiere CEgger CGrabherr SJaton-Ogay KGreub G

Int J Legal Med. 2014 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25381195 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

The usefulness of post-mortem CT angiography in injuries caused by falling from considerable heights: Three fatal cases

Mokrane FZSavall FRérolle CBlanc ASaint Martin PRousseau HRougé DTelmon NDedouit F

Diagn Interv Imaging. 2014 Oct 23;95(11):1085-1090. doi: 10.1016/j.diii.2013.08.010. [Epub ahead of print] 

PMID: 25443333 [PubMed – in process]

Acute aortic dissection with carotid and coronary malperfusion: from imaging to pathology

Lardi CLobrinus JADoenz FFracasso TAugsburger MMangin PGrabherr S

Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2014 Sep;35(3):157-62. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000098

PMID: 24918952 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Postmortem magnetic resonance imaging of the heart ex situ: development of technical protocols

Bruguier CEgger CVallée JPGrimm JBoulanger XJackowski CMangin PGrabherr S

Int J Legal Med. 2014 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 25108450 [PubMed – in process]

Postmortem circulation: A new model for testing endovascular devices and training clinicians in their use

Chevallier C, Willaert W, Kawa E, Centola M, Steger B, Dirnhofer R, Mangin P, Grabherr S

Clin Anat. 2014 May;27(4):556-62. doi: 10.1002/ca.22357. Epub 2013 Dec 21.

PMID: 24375764 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Postmortale Darstellung der Koronararterien durch multiphasische Ganzkörper-CT-Angiographie

Vergleich mit Ante-mortem-Koronarangiographien

Heinemann A, Muellerleile K, Chevallier C, Grabherr S, Vogel H

Rechtsmedizin. 2014 Apr; 24(2):107–113. doi 10.1007/s00194-014-0947-4. Epub 2014 Mar 20

Virtual autopsy with multiphase postmortem computed tomographic angiography versus traditional medical autopsy to investigate unexpected deaths of hospitalized patients: A cohort study

Wichmann D, Heinemann A, Weinberg C, Vogel H, Hoepker W, Grabherr S, Pueschel K, Kluge S

Ann Intern Med. 2014 Apr 15;160(8):534-41. doi: 10.7326/M13-2211.

PMID: 24733194 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Advances in post-mortem CT angiography

Grabherr S, Grimm J, Dominguez A, Vanhaebost J, Mangin P

Br J Radiol. 2014 Apr;87(1036):20130488. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20130488.

PMID: 24234582 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] PMCID: PMC4067028

Pulmonary artery rupture during Swan-Ganz catheterisation: a case report

Villaverde RVVanhaebost JGrabherr SPalmiere C

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2014 Mar;16(2):76-80. doi: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2013.11.003. Epub 2013 Nov 28.

PMID: 24332120 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Postmortem imaging of sudden cardiac death

Michaud K, Grabherr S, Jackowski C, Bollmann MD, Doenz F, Mangin P

Int J Legal Med. 2014 Jan;128(1):127-37. doi: 10.1007/s00414-013-0819-6. Epub 2013 Jan 16.

PMID: 23322013 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Postmortem computed tomography angiography vs. conventional autopsy: advantages and inconveniences of each method

Christine C, Francesco D, Paul V, Cristian P, Alejandro D, Stefano B, Patrice M, Silke G

Int J Legal Med. 2013 Sep;127(5):981-9. doi: 10.1007/s00414-012-0814-3. Epub 2013 Jan 6.

PMID: 23292183 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Ruptured pseudo-aneurysm of a femoral artery in a drug abuser revealed by post-mortem CT angiography

Michaud K, Grabherr S, Lesta MD, Augsburger M, Doenz F, Mangin P

Int J Legal Med. 2013 Jul;127(4):819-23. doi: 10.1007/s00414-012-0803-6. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

PMID: 23232543 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Multi-phase postmortem CT angiography: recognizing technique-related artefacts and pitfalls

Bruguier C, Mosimann PJ, Vaucher P, Uské A, Doenz F, Jackowski C, Mangin P, Grabherr S

Int J Legal Med. 2013 May;127(3):639-52. doi: 10.1007/s00414-013-0840-9. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

PMID: 23515679 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Surgical interventions with fatal outcome: utility of multi-phase postmortem CT angiography

Zerlauth JB, Doenz F, Dominguez A, Palmiere C, Uské A, Meuli R, Grabherr S

Forensic Sci Int. 2013 Feb 10;225(1-3):32-41. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.05.013. Epub 2012 Jun 19.

PMID: 22721937 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Detection of coronary thrombosis after multi-phase postmortem CT-angiography

Palmiere C, Lobrinus JA, Mangin P, Grabherr S

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2013 Jan;15(1):12-8. doi: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2012.08.005. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

PMID: 22981180 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Carotid artery rupture and cervicofacial actinomycosis

Kummer A, Lhermitte B, Ödman M, Grabherr S, Mangin P, Palmiere C

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2012 Nov;14(6):324-7. doi: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2012.06.002. Epub 2012 Jul 20.

PMID: 22819527 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Postmortem biochemistry performed on vitreous humor after postmortem CT-angiography

Grabherr S, Widmer C, Iglesias K, Sporkert F, Augsburger M, Mangin P, Palmiere C

Leg Med (Tokyo). 2012 Nov;14(6):297-303. doi: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2012.04.010. Epub 2012 Jun 15.

PMID: 22703847 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Whole-body post-mortem computed tomography angiography of a newborn revealing transposition of great arteries

Wozniak KJ, Moskala A, ,Kluza P, Romaszko K, Lopatin O, Rzepecka-Wozniak E

Int J Legal Med. 2015 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 26395195 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]