Kewal Krishan

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimation of stature from dimensions of hands and feet in a North Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 14:327-32. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Human Genome Editing and Ethical Considerations
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, India
    Sci Eng Ethics 22:597-9. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Emergence of forensic podiatry--A novel sub-discipline of forensic sciences
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 255:16-27. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Variability of footprint ridge density and its use in estimation of sex in forensic examinations
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Med Sci Law 55:284-90. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in foot length ratios among North Indian adolescents
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 36:96-101. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Variability of palmprint ridge density in a North Indian population and its use in inference of sex in forensic examinations
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India Electronic address
    Homo 65:476-88. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Estimation of sex from index and ring finger in a North Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:471-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A study of sex differences in fingerprint ridge density in a North Indian young adult population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:217-22. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Stature estimation from the lengths of the growing foot-a study on North Indian adolescents
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Foot (Edinb) 22:287-93. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from index and ring finger length in a North Indian adolescent population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:285-90. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Estimation of stature from dimensions of hands and feet in a North Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 14:327-32. 2007
    ..The regression equations were checked for their accuracy by comparing the estimated stature and actual stature...
  2. doi request reprint Human Genome Editing and Ethical Considerations
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, India
    Sci Eng Ethics 22:597-9. 2016
    ..It needs to be seen as to what transformation human gene editing brings to humankind in the times to come. ..
  3. doi request reprint Emergence of forensic podiatry--A novel sub-discipline of forensic sciences
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 255:16-27. 2015
    ..This paper highlights various aspects of Forensic Podiatry and discusses the different methods of personal identification related to pedal evidence. ..
  4. doi request reprint Variability of footprint ridge density and its use in estimation of sex in forensic examinations
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Med Sci Law 55:284-90. 2015
    ..The findings of the study should be utilised only on the north Indian population and may not be internationally generalisable. ..
  5. doi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in foot length ratios among North Indian adolescents
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 36:96-101. 2015
    ..The present research concludes that the foot length ratios exhibit sex differences in the study population. However, its utility in forensic investigations may be limited owing to the lower sexing accuracy of foot length ratios. ..
  6. doi request reprint Variability of palmprint ridge density in a North Indian population and its use in inference of sex in forensic examinations
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India Electronic address
    Homo 65:476-88. 2014
    ..However, in absence of other more reliable means/evidence, it still can be considered as a supportive trait in sex inference...
  7. doi request reprint Estimation of sex from index and ring finger in a North Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:471-9. 2013
    ..The study suggests that the index and ring finger ratio should not be employed in estimation of sex in forensic casework due to considerable overlap in male and female values...
  8. doi request reprint A study of sex differences in fingerprint ridge density in a North Indian young adult population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:217-22. 2013
    ..The findings can also be useful in identification of mutilated remains when a dismembered hand is brought for medico-legal examination...
  9. doi request reprint Stature estimation from the lengths of the growing foot-a study on North Indian adolescents
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Foot (Edinb) 22:287-93. 2012
    ..The present research is intended to formulate standards for stature estimation from foot dimensions in adolescent males from North India and study the pattern of foot growth during the growing years...
  10. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from index and ring finger length in a North Indian adolescent population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:285-90. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Multiplication factor versus regression analysis in stature estimation from hand and foot dimensions
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 19:211-4. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Forensic anthropology casework-essential methodological considerations in stature estimation
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Nurs 8:45-50. 2012
    ..These issues have direct relevance in the identification of commingled or unknown remains and therefore it is essential that forensic nurses are familiar with the theories and techniques used in forensic anthropology...
  13. doi request reprint Heel-ball (HB) index: sexual dimorphism of a new index from foot dimensions
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Sci 57:172-5. 2012
    ..This novel index (HB index) may be utilized in sex determination when a part of the foot is brought for medico-legal investigation...
  14. doi request reprint Determination of stature from foot and its segments in a north Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:297-303. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Individualizing characteristics of footprints in Gujjars of North India--forensic aspects
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Forensic Sci Int 169:137-44. 2007
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  16. pmc Estimation of stature from the foot and its segments in a sub-adult female population of North India
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Foot Ankle Res 4:24. 2011
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  17. ncbi request reprint Determination of stature from cephalo-facial dimensions in a North Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 9:128-33. 2007
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  18. doi request reprint Marked limb bilateral asymmetry in an agricultural endogamous population of North India
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    Am J Hum Biol 23:674-85. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate directional asymmetry in the most commonly measured dimensions of limbs in adult male Gujjars of North India...
  19. doi request reprint Sex determination from hand and foot dimensions in a North Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Sci 56:453-9. 2011
    ..Of the hand and the foot dimensions, hand breadth and foot breadth showed better accuracy in sex determination. Hand index and foot index remain poor sex discriminators in the study...
  20. doi request reprint Establishing correlation of footprints with body weight--forensic aspects
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Forensic Sci Int 179:63-9. 2008
    ..The utility of the study in offences like sexual assault, homicide, theft, burglary, mugging, stealing, shoplifting, dacoity, etc. has been discussed...
  21. doi request reprint A study of limb asymmetry and its effect on estimation of stature in forensic case work
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    Forensic Sci Int 200:181.e1-5. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from cephalo-facial anthropometry in north Indian population
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    Forensic Sci Int 181:52.e1-6. 2008
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  23. doi request reprint Does femur length affect the stride length? Forensic implications
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160 014, India
    J Forensic Nurs 6:51-2. 2010
    ..This can further be used to give opinion while handling certain evidences like closed-circuit television footage and video surveillance system in crime scene investigation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intra-individual difference between recumbent length and stature among growing children
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Govt Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:565-9. 2002
    ..The present study explores the intra-individual differences between recumbent length and stature (R.L.-Stature)...
  25. doi request reprint A study of correlation of hand and foot dimensions for personal identification in mass disasters
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, India
    Forensic Sci Int 199:112.e1-6. 2010
    ..Besides medico-legal implications, the study may have significance in plastic and reconstructive surgery...
  26. doi request reprint Analysis of footprint and its parts for stature estimation in Indian population
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore, India
    Foot (Edinb) 22:175-80. 2012
    ..One form of the pedal evidence is footprints that are often recovered at the crime scenes. Estimation of stature from footprints forms a major parameter of personal identification in forensic examinations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Physical growth and nutritional status of Garhwali girls
    R N Vashisht
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India r
    Indian J Pediatr 72:573-8. 2005
    ..The present study was conducted to evaluate physical growth and nutritional status of 214 school-going girls ranging in age from 5 to 12 years of rural area in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttaranchal...
  28. doi request reprint Estimation of stature from the width of static footprints-insight into an Indian model
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, India Electronic address
    Foot (Edinb) 23:136-9. 2013
    ..However, estimation of ethnicity, age and gender from a footprint may not always be possible in forensic case work...
  29. doi request reprint Is there a sex difference in palm print ridge density?
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
    Med Sci Law 53:33-9. 2013
    ..Dermatoglyphics can even be valuable in identification of a dismembered hand during medicolegal investigations to establish the identity of an individual in cases of mass disasters/mass homicides...
  30. ncbi request reprint Estimation of stature from footprint and foot outline dimensions in Gujjars of North India
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh 160014, India
    Forensic Sci Int 175:93-101. 2008
    ..29-4.66cm), thus, gives better reliability of estimate than the latter. The regression equations were also checked for their accuracy by comparing the actual stature with estimated stature...
  31. doi request reprint A review of sex estimation techniques during examination of skeletal remains in forensic anthropology casework
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 261:165.e1-8. 2016
    ..Development of newer and better methodologies for sex estimation as well as re-evaluation of the existing ones will continue in the endeavour of forensic researchers for more accurate results. ..
  32. doi request reprint Estimation of sex from mastoid triangle - a craniometric analysis
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:855-60. 2013
    ..The present investigation confirms the low accuracy of the mastoid region in sex estimation. The study concludes that the mastoid triangle is a poor indicator of sex, and of limited significance without population reference. ..
  33. doi request reprint Anthropometry of hand in sex determination of dismembered remains - A review of literature
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Affiliated to Manipal University, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 18:14-7. 2011
    ..This review is an attempt to discuss the sexual dimorphism exhibited by the anthropometry of the hand that can assist forensic experts in the identification of amputated/dismembered remains...
  34. doi request reprint Squamous suture--a rare case of asymmetrical closure with review of literature
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, India
    Forensic Sci Int 231:410.e1-3. 2013
    ..Asymmetric closure of sutures may also lead to erroneous opinion on the number of individuals in cases when fragments of skull are brought for medicolegal investigation. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Analysis and identification of bite marks in forensic casework
    Sandeep Kaur
    MD, Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Affiliated to Manipal University, India, Tel 91 9448252394 e mail
    Oral Health Dent Manag 12:127-31. 2013
    ..The present review describes the classification, characteristics, mechanism of production, and appearance of bite mark injuries, collection of evidence, comparison techniques, and technical aids in the analysis of the bite marks. ..
  36. doi request reprint Effect of fusion status of sternum in stature estimation - A study from South India
    H V Chandrakanth
    Department of Forensic Medicine, JSS Medical College JSS University, SS Nagar, Mysore, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 36:90-5. 2015
    ..The findings of this study however, should be considered 'preliminary' until they are corroborated by similar studies based on larger samples from different populations. ..
  37. doi request reprint Extra phalangeal crease - A trait in forensic identification
    Bahadur Singh
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, India
    J Forensic Leg Med 35:1-3. 2015
    ..The photocase shows an obvious extra phalangeal crease in the little finger as an extremely rarely reported characteristic. Similar unique characteristics need to be reported for their rarity and significance in forensic investigations. ..
  38. doi request reprint Osteometric analysis for sexing of modern sternum - an autopsy study from South India
    H V Chandrakanth
    Department of Forensic Medicine, JSS Medical College, Mysore a Constituent College of JSS University, Mysore, India
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 16:350-6. 2014
    ..The present research concludes that the application of sternum in sex estimation should be restricted to cases when other more reliable bones for sexing are not available to the investigators. ..
  39. doi request reprint Estimation of age from human sternum: an autopsy study on a sample from South India
    H V Chandrakanth
    Department of Forensic Medicine, JSS Medical College, JSS University, Mysore, India
    Int J Legal Med 126:863-8. 2012
    ..Based on the variability of the fusion of manubrio-mesosternal and mesosterno-xiphisternal junctions observed in the study, it can be concluded that the sternum alone is not reliable for estimation of age in South Indian population...
  40. doi request reprint Hypertrichosis pinnae auris may enhance the hearing power of an individual
    Neha Baryah
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Sector 14, Chandigarh, India
    Med Hypotheses 84:604. 2015
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  41. doi request reprint Is There a Correlation Between Footstep Length, Lower Extremities, and Stature?
    Tanuj Kanchan
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College A Constituent College of Manipal University, Manipal, Mangalore, India
    J Forensic Sci 60:1337-40. 2015
    ..Our observations suggest that the length of the lower limb may not be a major factor in determining the footstep length of a person and that the forensic utility of stature estimation from footstep length may be limited...
  42. doi request reprint Foot length is a functional parameter for assessment of height
    Kewal Krishan
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Foot (Edinb) 23:54-5. 2013
    ..The foot length and the footprint length of individuals differ from each other and hence, the research observations made in a study on foot prints cannot be applied to foot dimensions...
  43. doi request reprint Phosphide poisoning: a review of literature
    Gurvinder Singh Bumbrah
    Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
    Forensic Sci Int 214:1-6. 2012
    ..Yet due to their broad spectrum applications, these chemicals cannot be written off. The present communication reviews the various aspects of toxicity associated with metal phosphides...