M Tsokos

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sudden, unexpected death due to splenic artery aneurysm rupture
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Department of Forensic Pathology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:83-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Histological and immunohistochemical study of Wischnewsky spots in fatal hypothermia
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:70-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Massive, fatal aspiration of blood: not necessarily a result of trauma
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:53-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis presenting as sudden, unexpected death: an autopsy-based study of 27 cases
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:267-70. 2007
  5. pmc Clinical diagnosis versus autopsy findings in polytrauma fatalities
    Claas T Buschmann
    University Medical Centre Charité University of Berlin, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Turmstr, 21, Building L, 10559 Berlin, Germany
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:55. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal death in pregnancy from HELLP syndrome. A report of three medico-legal autopsy cases with special reference to distinctive histopathological alterations
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 116:50-3. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:1197-200. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Expression of pulmonary lactoferrin in sudden-onset and slow-onset asthma with fatal outcome
    M Tsokos
    Department of Forensic Pathology, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Virchows Arch 441:494-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Fatal influenza A infection with Staphylococcus aureus superinfection in a 49-year-old woman presenting as sudden death
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 119:40-3. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome due to Ewingella americana infection
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Department of Forensic Pathology, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:41-4. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sudden, unexpected death due to splenic artery aneurysm rupture
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Department of Forensic Pathology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:83-5. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Histological and immunohistochemical study of Wischnewsky spots in fatal hypothermia
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:70-4. 2006
    ..Wischnewsky spots are not equivalent to erosions in terms of histopathological diagnosis but rather represent epiphenomena generated in vivo or in the agonal period of fatal hypothermia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Massive, fatal aspiration of blood: not necessarily a result of trauma
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:53-4. 2007
    ..This case demonstrates that lethal bilateral hemoaspiration does not necessarily have to be the result of trauma and that in such cases, the bleeding site does not have to be situated above the trachea...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute pancreatitis presenting as sudden, unexpected death: an autopsy-based study of 27 cases
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:267-70. 2007
    ..Data derived from medicolegal autopsy studies should be included in future population-based studies of acute pancreatitis...
  5. pmc Clinical diagnosis versus autopsy findings in polytrauma fatalities
    Claas T Buschmann
    University Medical Centre Charité University of Berlin, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Turmstr, 21, Building L, 10559 Berlin, Germany
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:55. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to determine if differences in clinical diagnosis versus autopsy findings concerning the cause of death in polytrauma fatalities would be detected in 19 cases of fatal polytrauma from a Level 1 trauma centre...
  6. ncbi request reprint Maternal death in pregnancy from HELLP syndrome. A report of three medico-legal autopsy cases with special reference to distinctive histopathological alterations
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 116:50-3. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Esophageal variceal hemorrhage presenting as sudden death in outpatients
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:1197-200. 2002
    ..However, to the best of our knowledge, no reports have been published describing outpatient characteristics that are associated with fatal esophageal variceal hemorrhage in a medicolegal autopsy population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expression of pulmonary lactoferrin in sudden-onset and slow-onset asthma with fatal outcome
    M Tsokos
    Department of Forensic Pathology, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Virchows Arch 441:494-9. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Fatal influenza A infection with Staphylococcus aureus superinfection in a 49-year-old woman presenting as sudden death
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 119:40-3. 2005
    ..This will increase particularly the knowledge about the influence of these agents on sudden, unexpected deaths in outpatients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome due to Ewingella americana infection
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Department of Forensic Pathology, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:41-4. 2003
    ..is a rare pathogen that should be added to the list of unusual bacteria causing Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pathologic features of suicidal deaths caused by explosives
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:55-63. 2003
    ..Because a terrorist attack may be initially suspected in each case of suicide involving explosives, the importance of a joint inquiry based on expertise from police investigators, bomb experts, and forensic pathologists is evident...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in sepsis
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 127:331-5. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint Isolated peliosis of the spleen: report of 2 autopsy cases
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:251-4. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Pathologic features of suicidal complete decapitations
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 139:95-102. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Histologic, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural findings in human blast lung injury
    Michael Tsokos
    Department of Forensic Pathology, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:549-55. 2003
    ..Furthermore, this study provides evidence that air embolism presenting in blast victims is not a mere ventilation-induced artifact...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pathology of peliosis
    Michael Tsokos
    Department of Forensic Pathology, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 149:25-33. 2005
    ..Awareness of peliosis at autopsy as well as an appreciation for the histopathological changes in less characteristic or advanced cases may become an important issue for both the forensic and clinical pathologist...
  17. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical detection of sepsis-induced lung injury in human autopsy material
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, D 22529, Hamburg, Germany
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 5:73-86. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Postmortem diagnosis of sepsis
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Department of Forensic Pathology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Butenfeld 34, D 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 165:155-64. 2007
    ..In both sepsis cases as well as controls, the time of death has to be well defined...
  19. ncbi request reprint Black oesophagus: a rare disorder with potentially fatal outcome. A forensic pathological approach based on five autopsy cases
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Department of Forensic Pathology, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 119:146-52. 2005
    ..The diagnosis of black oesophagus requires exclusion of other causes such as ingestion of caustic materials and should be based on histological examination...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pathology of fatal traumatic and nontraumatic clostridial gas gangrene: a histopathological, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural study of six autopsy cases
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Turmstr 21 Haus L, 10559, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 122:35-41. 2008
    ..In medicolegal casework, the proof of the source of infection and the portal of entry of the responsible pathogen is not always an easy task, especially in the absence of trauma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein serum levels in sepsis-related fatalities during the early postmortem period
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, D 22529, Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 119:47-56. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of pulmonary lactoferrin and lysozyme immunoreactivity for the postmortem diagnosis of death due to sepsis
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Virchows Arch 438:376-81. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Post-mortem markers of sepsis: an immunohistochemical study using VLA-4 (CD49d/CD29) and ICAM-1 (CD54) for the detection of sepsis-induced lung injury
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 114:291-4. 2001
    ..Based on the results of the present preliminary study, VLA-4 and ICAM-1 can be considered as useful immunohistochemical post-mortem markers of sepsis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Serum procalcitonin (PCT): a valuable biochemical parameter for the post-mortem diagnosis of sepsis
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 114:237-43. 2001
    ..According to the results of the present study, PCT is a valuable biochemical parameter for the post-mortem discrimination between sepsis and underlying non-septic causes of death...
  25. ncbi request reprint Planned complex suicide. Report of two autopsy cases of suicidal shot injury and subsequent self-immolation
    E E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529, Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 139:35-8. 2004
    ..In the second case, a 43-year-old man set fire to his flat and shot himself directly afterwards. On the basis of the reported cases, a short literature review on planned complex suicides is given...
  26. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical detection of hemoglobin in frost erythema
    E E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 158:131-4. 2006
    ..Furthermore, we compared routine histological and immunohistochemical features of frost erythema, hematoma and livor mortis and established some criteria for their histological differentiation...
  27. doi request reprint Post-mortem decapitation by domestic dogs: three case reports and review of the literature
    C Buschmann
    University Medical Centre Charité University of Berlin, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Turmstr 21, Building N, 10559 Berlin, Germany
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 7:344-9. 2011
    ..These rare injuries due to post-mortem animal depredation are discussed in the light of earlier studies and case reports...
  28. ncbi request reprint Features characteristic of homicide in cases of complete decapitation
    E E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:83-6. 2004
    ..In this case, an offensive motive for mutilation was suspected. The combination of death scene findings and autopsy results will in most cases distinguish between homicidal and other modes of death...
  29. ncbi request reprint Blunt cardiac trauma caused by fatal falls from height: an autopsy-based assessment of the injury pattern
    E E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    J Trauma 57:301-4. 2004
    ..Some clinical studies and case reports have been published on the subject, but a systematic autopsy-based approach to the subject is missing in the literature of recent decades...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perimortem fixation of the gastric and duodenal mucosa: a diagnostic indication for oral poisoning
    J Sperhake
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, D 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 112:317-20. 1999
    ..The detection of fixation facilitates toxicology screening by indicating that the relevant substance must have the capability to precipitate proteins...
  31. ncbi request reprint Lectin binding patterns of alveolar epithelium and subepithelial seromucous glands of the bronchi in sepsis and controls--an approach to characterize the non-specific immunological response of the human lung to sepsis
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Virchows Arch 440:181-6. 2002
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  32. ncbi request reprint Medico-legal aspects of pressure sores
    Axel Heinemann
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, D 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 5:S263-6. 2003
    ..A suppurative osteomyelitis was found in only nine of 20 cases with grade IV decubitus. Even if there is proof for septicemia, the causality must be ensured to be truly decubitus-related...
  33. ncbi request reprint Coma blisters in a case of fatal theophylline intoxication
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 23:292-4. 2002
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first description of coma blisters in a case of theophylline intoxication...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Atrial myocardial perforation due to catheter ablation of the cavotricuspid isthmus]
    A Klein
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 17:133-6. 2006
    ..The post-mortem findings and pathogenetic considerations for the delayed pericardial tamponade are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Suicide by insulin injection in combination with beta-blocker application
    M Junge
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529, Hamburg, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 113:457-60. 2000
    ..A surprising morphological finding was a terminal pulmonary thromboembolism in the right pulmonary artery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Internal current mark in a case of suicide by electrocution
    S Anders
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 22:370-3. 2001
    ..To the authors' knowledge, such a current-related phenomenon has not been reported to occur on an inner body surface before...
  37. ncbi request reprint Fatal bleeding from major femoral vessels: three case reports
    Elisabeth E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 121:220-2. 2007
    ..Bleeding occurred from the femoral vein in two cases and from the femoral artery in one case. Extensive bloodstains at the death scene were suspicious of homicide, which was ruled out by medico-legal autopsy in all cases...
  38. doi request reprint Hemolytic staining of the intima of the aortic root in freshwater drowning: a retrospective study
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:128-30. 2008
    ..When present, hemolytic staining of the aortic root intima may be a useful and possibly under-recognized corroborative sign of freshwater drowning...
  39. doi request reprint Fatal pyomyositis: a report of 8 autopsy cases
    Sarah Schalinski
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:131-5. 2008
    ..Because a detailed dissection of superficial as well as deep skeletal muscles during autopsy is a prerequisite for the diagnosis, the disease may be overlooked when this essential step is not performed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Pathologic features of fatal falls from height
    Elisabeth E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:194-9. 2004
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Megaesophagus and possible mechanisms of sudden death
    Sarah Schalinski
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Turmstr 21 Haus L, 10559, Berlin, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 54:216-9. 2009
    ..Megaesophagus may, therefore, be a significant finding at autopsy that may either be a primary cause of unexpected death or else may exacerbate or compound the effects of pre-existing underlying disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Contribution of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to deaths associated with peptic ulcer disease: a prospective toxicological analysis of autopsy blood samples
    M Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:1572-4. 2001
    ..Of the side effects occurring in temporal association with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), peptic ulcer disease is reported most often...
  43. doi request reprint Black powder handgun deaths remain an uncommon event
    Sven Hartwig
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 30:350-3. 2009
    ..Simple loading mechanisms and reliability appear to be more important features influencing the choice of a handgun, rather than mere availability...
  44. ncbi request reprint Vertebral column kyphoscoliosis and unexpected death
    Saskia S Guddat
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Turmstr 21 Haus L, 10559 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 122:169-71. 2008
    ..Rapid distension had resulted from the inability to spontaneously decompress the stomach, which in turn had led to rupture...
  45. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulant-related iliopsoas muscle bleeding leading to fatal exsanguination: report of two autopsy cases
    Elisabeth E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 23:342-4. 2002
    ..Especially in older patients with a high degree of comorbidity or in patients receiving analgesic drugs, the potential of fatal outcome of iliopsoas muscle bleeding seems to be of clinicopathologic relevance...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fatal hypernatremia after using salt as an emetic--report of three autopsy cases
    Elisabeth Elena Türk
    Department of Forensic Pathology, Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Butenfeld 34, 22529 Hamburg, Germany
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 7:47-50. 2005
    ..Viewing the results of clinical and post-mortem investigations together, death could clearly be attributed to excessive salt intake in all cases...
  47. doi request reprint Self-constructed shooting devices utilizing manually-impacted firing-pins (suicide machines)
    Sven Hartwig
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 31:192-4. 2010
    ..Given the unusual and cumbersome nature of the firing mechanism in the reported cases, it is likely that these firearms were specifically manufactured for the purpose of suicide...
  48. doi request reprint Synchrotron-microcomputed tomography studies of normal and pathological cranial sutures: further insight
    Jan Regelsberger
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:238-42. 2010
    ..Synchrotron-microcomputed tomography (SRmCT) studies were undertaken to determine whether positional head deformities can be assumed to be true suture pathologies...
  49. doi request reprint Frequent and rare complications of resuscitation attempts
    Claas T Buschmann
    University Medical Centre Charité, University of Berlin, Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Berlin, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 35:397-404. 2009
    ..We differentiate between frequent and rare resuscitation-related injuries. Factors of influence are duration and intensity of the resuscitation attempts, sex and age of the patient as well as an anticoagulant medication...
  50. ncbi request reprint Black thyroid: report of an autopsy case
    Michael Tsokos
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 120:157-9. 2006
    ..Under this assumption, the presence of black thyroid would represent more than just a morphological curiosity in specific cases...
  51. doi request reprint The processing of skeletonized human remains found in Berlin, Germany
    Tanja Hollmann
    Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Forensic Leg Med 15:420-5. 2008
    ..Despite the passage of time, successful identification of remains is still occurring, with 44 individuals positively identified over the 10 years of the study, including eight in 2006...
  52. doi request reprint Pancreas and liver injury are associated in individuals with increased alcohol consumption
    Andrea Pace
    I Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitaetsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1241-6. 2009
    ..Although chronic pancreatitis and liver cirrhosis are common sequelae of excess alcohol consumption, the 2 conditions are rarely associated. We studied the prevalence of simultaneous liver cirrhosis and chronic pancreatitis in alcoholics...
  53. ncbi request reprint Vehicle-assisted suicide resulting in complete decapitation
    Elisabeth E Turk
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:292-3. 2005
    ..Earlier that day, the man had tried to bleed himself to death by bottling his own blood in his flat, thus defining the case as secondary complex suicide...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Suicidal burrowing behavior--a special kind of the "hide-and-die-syndrome"]
    Sven Hartwig
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    Arch Kriminol 220:152-8. 2007
    ..The forensic findings and criminalistic reconstruction of two cases of suicidal burrowing behavior are presented and discussed...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Suicidal and accidental carbon monoxide poisonings due to charcoal fires in closed spaces]
    Sven Hartwig
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    Arch Kriminol 222:1-13. 2008
    ..4% and 74%) due to improper handling of charcoal fires in closed spaces. Autopsy findings and results of the toxicological analysis are presented and discussed...
  56. doi request reprint Sarcoidosis and mechanisms of unexpected death
    Roger W Byard
    Discipline of Pathology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Forensic Sci 53:460-4. 2008
    ..The diagnosis relies on the demonstration of typical noncaseating granulomas and the exclusion of other infective and environmental diseases with similar histopathological findings...
  57. ncbi request reprint [An extreme case of undoing and posing in a case of murder-suicide. A forensic pathological approach to crime scene investigation]
    Saskia S Guddat
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    Arch Kriminol 220:20-4. 2007
    ..Later he called his wife, threatened to kill the son and finally called the police to confess the murder and to announce his forthcoming suicide...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Death on a sauna stove]
    Saskia Sabrina Guddat
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité, Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Arch Kriminol 220:115-9. 2007
    ..The autopsy revealed upper gastrointestinal bleeding from mucosal lesions in the esophagus with an agonal fall on the sauna stove as the cause of death. In addition, there were signs of chronic alcohol and drug abuse...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Retrospective analysis of 5,108 pediatric case files under traumatological and forensic aspects: a contribution to the differential diagnosis of physical child abuse vs. falls]
    Christine Hennig
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    Arch Kriminol 220:129-40. 2007
    ..which is obviously often stated by caregivers to cover up nonaccidental injuries, proved to be again the decisive problematic aspect concerning the differentiation between non-accidental (abusive) and accidental injuries...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Atypical injury pattern of a pedestrian run over by an unimog in the epigastric region]
    Saskia Sabrina Guddat
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Hamburg
    Arch Kriminol 219:40-5. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Further comment on abnormally pigmented organs presenting at autopsy
    Jakob Matschke
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:400. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint [Mallory-Weiss syndrome as the cause of sudden, unexpected death]
    Elisabeth E Turk
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Hamburg
    Arch Kriminol 209:36-44. 2002
    ..Regarding epidemiological aspects, men clearly predominate; the average age was 48 years. It should also be stressed that in 8 of the 9 cases there was a previous history of chronic alcohol abuse...
  63. ncbi request reprint Upper airway epithelial structural changes in obstructive sleep-disordered breathing
    Friedrich P Paulsen
    Institute of Anatomy, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, D 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:501-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, these results support the hypothesis that progressive structural changes in the mucosa caused by the trauma of snoring are a possible contributory factor to upper airway collapsibility...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Suicidal monointoxication with flunitrazepam. Further comment on coloration phenomena of the upper gastrointestinal tract]
    Ute Balmaceda-Harmelink
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin des Universitätsklinikums Hamburg Eppendorf
    Arch Kriminol 214:93-8. 2004
    ..More recently, case reports accumulate where an intoxication with Rohypnol 1 film tablets (containing the coloring agent indigocarmine in its core) have to be considered as a potential differential diagnosis of such coloration phenomena...
  65. ncbi request reprint Serial monitoring of interleukin-1beta, soluble interleukin-2 receptor and lipopolysaccharide binding protein levels after death A comparative evaluation of potential postmortem markers of sepsis
    Uta Reichelt
    Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 119:80-7. 2005
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Postmortem measurement of serum procalcitonin concentration in Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
    Michael Tsokos
    Virchows Arch 441:629-31. 2002
  67. ncbi request reprint VEGF expression in adult permanent thyroid cartilage: implications for lack of cartilage ossification
    Thomas Pufe
    Institute of Anatomy, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Bone 35:543-52. 2004
    ..VEGF concentration is high and changes in an age-related and sex-specific manner. Therefore, we postulate that VEGF is at least one of the key factors that is important for the lifelong ossification in thyroid cartilage...
  68. ncbi request reprint The angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is expressed in chronic sacral pressure ulcers
    Thomas Pufe
    Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Department of Anatomy, Olshausenstrasse 40, D 24098 Kiel, Germany
    J Pathol 200:130-6. 2003
    ..VEGF may be involved in the healing process of chronic skin lesions, but it seems that loss of another factor may be responsible for the poor healing response...
  69. ncbi request reprint Iliopsoas muscle bleeding as a complication of septic disseminated intravascular coagulation
    Elisabeth E Turk
    Virchows Arch 443:106-7. 2003
  70. ncbi request reprint [Adhesive tape on the face--criminalistic aspects]
    Anja Tomforde
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Universitat Hamburg
    Arch Kriminol 211:139-46. 2003
    ..9 autopsy cases are described as examples with this constellation and discussed under criminological aspects...
  71. ncbi request reprint Skin tension and cleavage lines (Langer's lines) causing distortion of ante- and postmortem wound morphology
    Roger W Byard
    Forensic Science SA and University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Int J Legal Med 119:226-30. 2005
    ..These factors must be taken into consideration carefully when wounds are assessed at the death scene prior to autopsy...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Suicide with exit bags: circumstances and special problem situations in assisted suicide]
    Wolfgang Grellner
    Instituten für Rechtsmedizin, Universitat des Saarlandes
    Arch Kriminol 209:65-75. 2002
    ..Assisting a suicide, in the sense of giving instructions on how to accomplish it, is not punishable in German law...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Fatal chest injury from a shotgun slug: homicide, accident or suicide?]
    Birol Aydin
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin des Universitätsklinikums Hamburg Eppendorf
    Arch Kriminol 219:89-97. 2007
    ..One of the triggers interlocked with the button of a camping chair's cushion and a shot was fired. Furthermore the morphology of wounds from shotgun slugs is discussed on the basis of the autopsy findngs...
  74. pmc Expression of VEGF121 and VEGF165 in hypertrophic chondrocytes of the human growth plate and epiphyseal cartilage
    Wolf Petersen
    J Anat 201:153-7. 2002
    ..The results of our study suggest that the splice forms VEGF121 and VEGF165 and the receptors KDR and FLT-1 of the known angiogenetic peptide VEGF play a role in process of endochondral ossification...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Suspicious circumstances on discovery of the cadaver]
    Sven Anders
    Institut fur Rechtsmedizin, Universitat Hamburg
    Arch Kriminol 209:102-9. 2002
    ..External force was ruled out in all three fatalities by cooperative work of police investigators and forensic medicine...
  76. ncbi request reprint Haemolytic staining of the intima of the aortic root-- a useful pathological marker of freshwater drowning?
    Roger W Byard
    Forensic Science SA, 21 Divett Place, Adelaide, 5000 SA, Australia
    J Clin Forensic Med 13:125-8. 2006
    ..It is not, however, present in all cases. Given the relatively small numbers in this study further work is required to clarify this issue...
  77. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexpected death due to undiagnosed glioblastoma: report of three cases and review of the literature
    Jakob Matschke
    Institute of Neuropathology, University Medical Centre, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 119:280-4. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Forensic issues in cases of Diogenes syndrome
    Roger W Byard
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:177-81. 2007
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Drowning, haemodilution, haemolysis and staining of the intima of the aortic root-- preliminary observations
    Roger W Byard
    Forensic Science SA, 21 Divett Place, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
    J Clin Forensic Med 13:121-4. 2006
    ..These results provide further data to support haemolytic staining of the aortic root intima as a possible manifestation of freshwater drowning...
  80. ncbi request reprint Symmetrical "mirror-image" injuries and the "chessboard" pattern: useful markers of self-mutilation
    Roger W Byard
    Discipline of Pathology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 28:255-8. 2007
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Avulsion of the distal tibial shaft in aircraft crashes: a pathological feature of extreme decelerative injury
    Roger W Byard
    Forensic Science SA and Department of Pathology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:337-9. 2006
    ..When present, this observation represents another feature at autopsy that can add to the understanding of the circumstances of a fatal air crash and the position of the victims immediately prior to impact...
  82. ncbi request reprint Putrefaction and wound dehiscence: a potentially confusing postmortem phenomenon
    Roger W Byard
    Forensic Science Centre and University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:61-3. 2006
    ..Unusual skin lesions caused by the disruption and dehiscence of healing surgical wounds may be created by decomposition. This possibility should be considered when symmetrical, cleanly incised wounds are identified...
  83. ncbi request reprint Region-specific immunological response of the different laryngeal compartments: significance of larynx-associated lymphoid tissue
    Hannes Kutta
    Institute of Anatomy, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Olshausenstr 40, 24098, Kiel, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 311:365-71. 2003
    ..However, the impact on presence or absence of laryngeal MALT awaits clarification...
  84. ncbi request reprint Over-expression of p53/BAK in aseptic loosening after total hip replacement
    Stefan Landgraeber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Duisburg Essen, Pattbergstrasse 1 3, 45239 Essen, Germany
    Biomaterials 27:3010-20. 2006
    ..It is possible that the apoptotic cascade could evolve as a novel therapeutic target to prevent particle-induced osteolysis...
  85. ncbi request reprint [Fatal attacks of zoo animals on humans--a case report]
    Sarah Schalinski
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Charité, Universitatsmedizin Berlin
    Arch Kriminol 221:113-9. 2008
    ..This applies particularly in cases where no eyewitnesses were present. This report is about the case of a musk ox that killed its keeper, in which the fatal accident could be completely reconstructed...