R B Dettmeyer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bonn
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) from idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (IHCM) vs. inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMi): a rare case of sudden death in an 8-year-old boy
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, Bonn D 53111, Germany
    Pathol Res Pract 200:411-5; discussion 417-21. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice charges in Germany--role of the forensic pathologist in the preliminary criminal proceeding
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 50:423-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatal myeloencephalopathy due to accidental intrathecal vincristin administration: a report of two cases
    R Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 122:60-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Lethal enterovirus-induced myocarditis and pancreatitis in a 4-month-old boy
    R B Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 156:51-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Heroin-associated nephropathy
    Reinhard B Dettmeyer
    University of Bonn, Department of Forensic Medicine, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111, Bonn, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:19-28. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus-induced pneumonia and myocarditis in three cases of suspected sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): diagnosis by immunohistochemical techniques and molecularpathologic methods
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 174:229-33. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Malpractice--role of the forensic pathologist in Germany
    R Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 144:265-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of virus-induced myocardial affections in sudden infant death syndrome: a prospective postmortem study
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Pediatr Res 55:947-52. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cocaine-associated abscesses with lethal sepsis after splenic infarction in an 17-year-old woman
    R Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 140:21-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal parvovirus B19 myocarditis in an 8-year-old boy
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 48:183-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolution of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) from idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (IHCM) vs. inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMi): a rare case of sudden death in an 8-year-old boy
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, Bonn D 53111, Germany
    Pathol Res Pract 200:411-5; discussion 417-21. 2004
    ..We present an evolution from idiopathic cardiomyopathy to DCM. To some extent, there were morphologic signs of an inflammatory process that first led us to suspect a specific inflammatory DCM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice charges in Germany--role of the forensic pathologist in the preliminary criminal proceeding
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 50:423-7. 2005
    ..There was no relevant shift in the range of subjects involved compared to former studies. The investigated charges might represent only a small fraction of cases of medical practice falling below the standard of care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatal myeloencephalopathy due to accidental intrathecal vincristin administration: a report of two cases
    R Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 122:60-4. 2001
    ..A review of all reported cases in the literature is given. A better controlled regimen for administering vincristine and intrathecal chemotherapy is recommended...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lethal enterovirus-induced myocarditis and pancreatitis in a 4-month-old boy
    R B Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 156:51-4. 2006
    ..Molecularpathological techniques were used to detect enterovirus RNA from tissue samples from the myocardium, liver and pancreas. Enteroviral myocarditis with concomitant pancreatitis was determined as cause of death...
  5. ncbi request reprint Heroin-associated nephropathy
    Reinhard B Dettmeyer
    University of Bonn, Department of Forensic Medicine, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111, Bonn, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 4:19-28. 2005
    ..As a measure of prevention it appears that the purity of heroin plays an important role...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus-induced pneumonia and myocarditis in three cases of suspected sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): diagnosis by immunohistochemical techniques and molecularpathologic methods
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 174:229-33. 2008
    ..In the future, these methods should be used for investigating cases with suspicion of SIDS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Malpractice--role of the forensic pathologist in Germany
    R Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 144:265-7. 2004
    ..After World War II systematic studies of malpractice charges first were published in the 1960s. Meanwhile the attention focuses more and more on the role of forensic pathologists to help in prevention of malpractice...
  8. ncbi request reprint Role of virus-induced myocardial affections in sudden infant death syndrome: a prospective postmortem study
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Pediatr Res 55:947-52. 2004
    ..For future investigations in SIDS, we suggest a comprehensive approach that includes PCR and immunohistochemistry. Our results offer novel strategies for diagnosis of pediatric myocardial viral affections...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cocaine-associated abscesses with lethal sepsis after splenic infarction in an 17-year-old woman
    R Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 140:21-3. 2004
    ..Petechial bleedings were found and microabscesses in the myocardium, the meninges and the kidneys. The absolutely rare bacterial infection of the cocaine-associated splenic infarction leads to sepsis with lethal course...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fatal parvovirus B19 myocarditis in an 8-year-old boy
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 48:183-6. 2003
    ..Although the virus does not appear to have infected the cardiomyocytes, we speculate that myocarditis arose from immunological cross-reaction to epitopes shared between the virus and the myocardium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coxsackie B3 myocarditis in 4 cases of suspected sudden infant death syndrome: diagnosis by immunohistochemical and molecular-pathologic investigations
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Pathol Res Pract 198:689-96. 2002
    ..In the future, these methods should be used for investigating cases with suspicion of SIDS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic cardiomyopathy versus chronic myocarditis--immunohistological investigations with LCA, CD3, CD68 and tenascin
    Reinhard Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, 53111, Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 126:57-62. 2002
    ..These cases were diagnosed as having inflammatory cardiomyopathy. The other cases without myocardial inflammation were diagnosed as idiopathic/alcoholic DCM...
  13. doi request reprint Cardiomyopathies--misdiagnosed as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
    R B Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 194:e21-4. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint Spinal epidural haematoma after blunt trauma to the neck and hyperflection of the cervical spine
    S A Padosch
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 159:230-4. 2006
    ..Acute respiratory failure caused by impairment of the phrenic nerve following spinal epidural haematoma with potential synergism of alcohol intoxication was ascertained as the cause of death...
  15. ncbi request reprint An unusual occupational accident: fall into a sewage plant tank with lethal outcome
    Stephan A Padosch
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 149:39-45. 2005
    ..To us, this is the first report on a lethal occupational accident in a sewage plant; our observations demonstrate the rapid progress of putrefaction in a warm anaerobic bacterial environment and the massive trauma sustained...
  16. doi request reprint Widespread pulmonary granulomatosis following long time intravenous drug abuse--a case report
    R B Dettmeyer
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 197:e27-30. 2010
    ..At the end, a reduction in the size of the pulmonary bed had occurred followed by pulmonary hypertension. For the first time, lung dust in such a case was characterised by energy dispersive X-ray (EDX)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Two simultaneous suicidal gunshots to the head with robbed police guns
    S A Padosch
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, D 53111 Bonn, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 158:224-8. 2006
    ..With regard to reconstruction in cases of two gunshot wounds to the head and two guns at the scene, two simultaneous gunshots should be taken into consideration...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Medicolegal aspects of witnessed suicide due to gunshot to the head. II. Legal medicine aspects and examination of the firing hand]
    Stephan A Padosch
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Bonn
    Arch Kriminol 214:149-62. 2004
    ..On the basis of the reported cases recommendations are finally given for a differentiated approach in the medicolegal evaluation of alleged witnessed suicide by gunshot (to the head)...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Medicolegal aspects of witnessed suicide due to gunshot to the head. Part 1: Circumstances and psychopathology]
    Stephan A Padosch
    Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Universität Bonn
    Arch Kriminol 214:65-76. 2004
    ..Furthermore aspects of psychiatric sequelae and psychological support of the witnesses, which are also of importance for the forensic pathologist called to the scene, are discussed...