Fabio De Giorgio

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 1. Dissection of the vertebral artery during a basketball game: a case report
    F De Giorgio
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Catholic University Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 44:80-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicolegal aspects of esophageal cancer surgery
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Istituto di Medicina Legale, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma, Italy
    Rays 30:347-50. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Death due to railway-related suicidal decapitation: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 46:347-8. 2006
  4. pmc Non-atherosclerotic coronary pathology causing sudden death
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 60:94-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Asphyxia in a confined space: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 47:165-70. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatal stroke in a young cocaine drug addict: chemical hair analysis and cervical artery examination twenty months after death
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Folia Neuropathol 45:149-52. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Two entrances, one exit--an atypical shotgun injury: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    State Provincial Office of Southern Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Sci Law 47:353-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Bear attack--A unique fatality in Finland
    Fabio De Giorgio
    State Provincial Office of Southern Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 173:64-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Fatal blunt injuries possibly resulting from sexual abuse of a calf: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 49:307-10. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide by pencil
    Leonardo Grimaldi
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome
    J Forensic Sci 50:913-4. 2005

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint 1. Dissection of the vertebral artery during a basketball game: a case report
    F De Giorgio
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Catholic University Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 44:80-6. 2004
    ..We describe macroscopic and microscopic findings in the autopsy, and discuss possible mechanisms of the arterial rupture as well as the autopsy procedure in similar cases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicolegal aspects of esophageal cancer surgery
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Istituto di Medicina Legale, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma, Italy
    Rays 30:347-50. 2005
    ..The aim of this article is to reconstruct the logical procedure of a forensic doctor who actually examines a practical case to establish the profiles of professional responsibility in particular in civil or criminal law...
  3. ncbi request reprint Death due to railway-related suicidal decapitation: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 46:347-8. 2006
    ..Our medico-legal institutes are increasingly engaged with expert opinions on questions of accident, suicide or homicide because they lead to complications in the fields of insurance, criminal and civil law...
  4. pmc Non-atherosclerotic coronary pathology causing sudden death
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 60:94-7. 2007
    ..Searching for non-atherosclerotic coronary disease is relevant for both the clinician and the pathologist to prevent coronary causes of sudden death going unrecognised...
  5. ncbi request reprint Asphyxia in a confined space: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 47:165-70. 2007
    ..This report discusses different aspects concerning the cause, mechanism, and manner of death and illustrates various problems encountered in forensic pathology...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatal stroke in a young cocaine drug addict: chemical hair analysis and cervical artery examination twenty months after death
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Folia Neuropathol 45:149-52. 2007
    ..In conclusion, when a vascular accident is suspected or has to be demonstrated, we suggest performing comparative histological examinations of selected artery samples, even several months after death...
  7. ncbi request reprint Two entrances, one exit--an atypical shotgun injury: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    State Provincial Office of Southern Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Med Sci Law 47:353-6. 2007
    ..Our report describes the results of the medico-legal investigation and discusses problems related to examination of firearm wounds...
  8. ncbi request reprint Bear attack--A unique fatality in Finland
    Fabio De Giorgio
    State Provincial Office of Southern Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 173:64-7. 2007
    ..Especially rare are fatal bear attacks on humans. We herein present a forensic investigation of a fatal assault, involving numerous bites on a 42-year-old man in Finland by an European brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fatal blunt injuries possibly resulting from sexual abuse of a calf: a case report
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 49:307-10. 2009
    ..Although the cause of death in our case could be determined, the circumstances and the manner of death remain speculative to some degree...
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide by pencil
    Leonardo Grimaldi
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome
    J Forensic Sci 50:913-4. 2005
    ..We examined the legislation in Italy and Finland concerning the regulation of privacy in special care institutions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cocaine found in a child's hair due to environmental exposure?
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Istituto di Medicina Legale, Università Cattolica del Sacro, Cuore, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Int J Legal Med 118:310-2. 2004
    ..These toxicological findings most likely indicate that the child had passively consumed the drug when living in a heavily contaminated environment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Death due to anaphylactic shock secondary to intravenous self-injection of Toradol: a case report and review of the literature
    Antonio Oliva
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Catholic University, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:709-13. 2007
    ..Based on the autopsy, histologic findings and toxicological results of anaphylactic shock associated with ketorolac self-administration was assumed to be the underlying pathophysiological mechanism of death and the manner, suicide...
  13. doi request reprint Delayed rupture of thoracic aorta aneurysm following a kick to the abdomen
    Antonio Oliva
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart CUSH, School of Medicine, Lrgo Francesco Vito 1, Rome, Italy
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:87-90. 2009
    ..The forensic interest of this case is correlated to the voluntary character of the inflicted injury. The culprit was thus charged with manslaughter...
  14. ncbi request reprint Virtual autopsy with multidetector computed tomography of three cases of charred bodies
    Francesca Cittadini
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 50:211-6. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint Objective post-mortem diagnosis of chronic alcohol abuse--a review of studies on new markers
    Juha Rainio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:229-35. 2008
    ..We reviewed publications in which these markers have been applied to autopsy material. Based on this review, some of these biochemical parameters are useful in post-mortem diagnostics, although further systematic research is required...
  16. doi request reprint Homicide by heart attack?
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University, School of Medicine, L go F Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:S531-2. 2009
    ..We discuss medico-legal aspects of the death...
  17. ncbi request reprint Post-mortem stability and redistribution of carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT)
    Juha Rainio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 174:161-5. 2008
    ..According to our results, CDT remains stable for an appreciable time after death. The results further indicate that CDT is not subject to major post-mortem redistribution...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute flurazepam intoxication: a case report
    Simona Martello
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:55-7. 2006
    ..Presence of flurazepam into gastric content was observed too. Based on the autopsy findings, patient history, and toxicologic results, the cause of death was determined to be acute intoxication of flurazepam and the manner, suicide...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute intoxication by triazolam and promazine: a case report
    Riccardo Rossi
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Med Sci Law 49:65-8. 2009
    ..Based on the autopsy findings, patient history and toxicological results, the cause of death was determined to be acute intoxication due to the effect of triazolam and promazine and the manner of suicide...
  20. doi request reprint Hypoplastic coronary artery disease causing sudden death. Report of two cases and review of the literature
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 19:e107-11. 2010
    ..We report two additional cases of previously apparently healthy people who died suddenly and were found to have HCAD at postmortem evaluation. The clinicopathologic findings are discussed along with a review of the literature...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fatal pulmonary arterial dissection and sudden death as initial manifestation of primary pulmonary hypertension: a case report
    Vincenzo Arena
    Department of Morbid Pathology, Faculty of Medicine A Gemelli, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Largo Francesco Vito 1, 00168 Rome, Italy
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:230-2. 2004
    ..According to these findings, we conclude that pulmonary artery rupture occurred in a patient with chronic unrecognized primary pulmonary hypertension...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adrenal Schwannoma. Report of two cases
    Vincenzo Arena
    Institute of Pathology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Folia Neuropathol 42:177-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the adrenal origin of the superior retro-peritoneum schwannomas represents a diagnostic hypothesis to be considered when the original structure of the neoplasia can't be established...
  23. ncbi request reprint Death from renal cyst: spontaneous or traumatic rupture?
    Juha Rainio
    State Provincial Office of Southern Finland, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:193-5. 2006
    ..Our report describes results of the forensic investigation and discusses possible mechanisms of the rupture...
  24. doi request reprint A case of suicidal suffocation simulating homicide
    Ernesto d'Aloja
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Cagliari, Via Università 40, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
    J Forensic Sci 56:810-2. 2011
    ..The collected data most strongly supported the hypothesis of a suicidal asphyxiation simulating homicide to devolve a life insurance to the victim's sons because of economic difficulties...
  25. ncbi request reprint Determination of carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) with capillary electrophoresis: an inter laboratory comparison
    Simona Martello
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 141:153-7. 2004
    ..25%) established from a control group of teetotalers. In conclusion the present data support the usefulness of capillary electrophoresis for CDT determination for clinical, forensic and administrative diagnosis of chronic alcohol abuse...
  26. ncbi request reprint Increased apoptosis in remote non-infarcted myocardium in multivessel coronary disease
    Giuseppe G L Biondi-Zoccai
    Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cardiol 94:105-10. 2004
    ..Our aim was to assess the role of post-infarction myocardial apoptosis and pro-apoptotic factor expression in the non-infarcted remote myocardium of subjects with multivessel coronary disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint An acephalus acardius amorphous fetus in a monochorionic pregnancy with sex discrepancy
    Wanda Lattanzi
    Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:697-702. 2006
    ..The analysis of the placenta showed the vascular anomalies leading to the twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome...
  28. ncbi request reprint Medicolegal aspects of an unusual uterine perforation with multiload-Cu 375R
    Leonardo Grimaldi
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:365-6. 2005
    ..The criteria for differential diagnosis between primary and secondary complications are discussed, particularly from the perspective of medical malpractice cases...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medico-legal aspects of mesothelioma
    Sara Partemi
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ital Chir 78:401-3. 2007
    ..It is worth pointing out that all the levels of evidence indicated above must pass the test of scientific suitability or possibility...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neoplastic spread after trauma: natural death or manslaughter?
    Francesco Ausania
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Medical School, Largo F Vito 1, Roma 00168, Italy
    Med Sci Law 50:100-2. 2010
    ..Our report describes the results of forensic investigation and discusses the possible mechanisms of metastasization...
  31. ncbi request reprint Right atrium tear as cause of death after blunt chest trauma
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Injury 37:81-2; author reply 82. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint [Legal contentions in thyroid surgery. Kind of preoperative information to the patients]
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
    Ann Ital Chir 76:291-8. 2005
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  33. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of fatal pulmonary embolism
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Int J Cardiol 114:393-5. 2007
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  34. ncbi request reprint Case reports: importance and problems
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Forensic Sci Int 168:e54; author reply e55. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Fatal choking due to amyloid infiltration of the laryngeal plexus
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Virchows Arch 447:115-6. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Shaken-baby syndrome: a challenging diagnosis
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Med Sci Law 45:182-3. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of coronary artery in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient treated with highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART)
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 26:197. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint The future of academic forensic medicine cannot renounce its past and must live up to the challenges of modern public health care--the role of forensic social medicine and of forensic clinical risk management
    Fabio De Giorgio
    Forensic Sci Int 168:e56-7; author reply e58. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Infarct-related artery occlusion, tissue markers of ischaemia, and increased apoptosis in the peri-infarct viable myocardium
    Antonio Abbate
    Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus, Richmond, VA, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:2039-45. 2005
    ..It is currently unclear whether ongoing or recurrent ischaemia is an independent determinant for increased apoptosis in peri-infarct viable myocardium...