Research Topics

Peter Mygind Leth


Affiliation: University of Southern Denmark
Country: Denmark


  1. Leth P. Homicide by drowning. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..The incidence of cases in which the manner of death is undetermined is high in bodies retrieved from water. Therefore, a thorough investigation of such cases is needed. ..
  2. Olsen T, Leth P. Homicide victims concealed in a freezer. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2018;14:386-389 pubmed publisher
    ..The perpetrator fled back to Syria. He was later arrested in Syria, confessed the crime and was sentenced to life imprisonment. The autopsy findings is discussed and compared to finding reported in the scientific literature. ..
  3. Leth P, Knudsen P. Unexpected death caused by rupture of a dilated aorta in an adult male with aortic coarctation. Forensic Sci Int. 2015;254:e25-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The case is discussed in relation to other reported cases and in the context of the present understanding of this condition. ..
  4. Leth P. [The risk of death caused by cardioinhibitory reflex mechanism is very small]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2016;178:V08150644 pubmed
    ..Experiments with inflatable neck collars has not led to life-threatening arrhythmias. Neck holds used in martial arts are rarely associated with any complications. ..
  5. Leth P. Computerized tomography used as a routine procedure at postmortem investigations. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2009;30:219-22 pubmed publisher
    ..quot; CT provides documentation in digital form - easily stored - permits review by others and provides pictures that may be more suitable for presentation in court than autopsy photos. ..
  6. Leth P, Astrup B. Suffocation caused by plastic wrap covering the face combined with nitrous oxide inhalation. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of suicide by suffocation by external obstruction combined with nitrous oxide inhalation. ..