Cristian Palmiere

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of pericardial and pleural fluids for the postmortem diagnosis of sepsis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 28:15-8. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic stone protein as a postmortem biochemical marker for the diagnosis of sepsis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 17:9-13. 2015
  3. ncbi request reprint Copeptin as a diagnostic biomarker for sepsis-related deaths
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Peptides 59:75-8. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of urinary metanephrines for the postmortem diagnosis of hypothermia
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 10:518-25. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-mortem β-hydroxybutyrate determination in synovial fluid
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 241:e28-30. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Postmortem diagnosis of hypothermia
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 128:607-14. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint High-mobility group box-1 protein determination in postmortem samples
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 239:103-6. 2014
  8. pmc Markers for sepsis diagnosis in the forensic setting: state of the art
    Cristian Palmiere
    Cristian Palmiere, University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 55:103-14. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint The postmortem diagnosis of alcoholic ketoacidosis
    Cristian Palmiere
    Corresponding author University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:271-81. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurement of β-tryptase in postmortem serum in cardiac deaths
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 23:12-8. 2014

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of pericardial and pleural fluids for the postmortem diagnosis of sepsis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 28:15-8. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic stone protein as a postmortem biochemical marker for the diagnosis of sepsis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 17:9-13. 2015
    ..Additionally, as in the clinical field, pancreatic stone protein/regenerating protein can be used as a postmortem biochemical marker for the diagnosis of sepsis. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Copeptin as a diagnostic biomarker for sepsis-related deaths
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Peptides 59:75-8. 2014
    ..These results also suggest that hemodynamic instability associated with sepsis and septic shock can be characterized by copeptin measurement also in the forensic casework. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of urinary metanephrines for the postmortem diagnosis of hypothermia
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 10:518-25. 2014
    ..These can therefore be considered the most suitable markers of cold-related stress. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Post-mortem β-hydroxybutyrate determination in synovial fluid
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 241:e28-30. 2014
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Postmortem diagnosis of hypothermia
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 128:607-14. 2014
    ..The aim of this article is to present a review of the literature covering the significance of different postmortem investigations that are associated with hypothermia fatalities. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint High-mobility group box-1 protein determination in postmortem samples
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 239:103-6. 2014
    ....
  8. pmc Markers for sepsis diagnosis in the forensic setting: state of the art
    Cristian Palmiere
    Cristian Palmiere, University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Croat Med J 55:103-14. 2014
    ..In this article, we propose a review of the literature pertaining to the diagnostic performance of classical and novel biomarkers of inflammation and bacterial infection in the forensic setting. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint The postmortem diagnosis of alcoholic ketoacidosis
    Cristian Palmiere
    Corresponding author University Center of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Alcohol Alcohol 49:271-81. 2014
    ..The aim of this article is to review the forensic literature covering the postmortem investigations that are associated with alcoholic ketoacidosis fatalities and report the results of our own analyses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Measurement of β-tryptase in postmortem serum in cardiac deaths
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 23:12-8. 2014
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  11. ncbi request reprint Endocan measurement for the postmortem diagnosis of sepsis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 16:1-7. 2014
    ..Endocan can be considered a suitable biological parameter for the detection of sepsis-related deaths in forensic pathology routine...
  12. ncbi request reprint Allergic reactions following contrast material administration: nomenclature, classification, and mechanisms
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 128:95-103. 2014
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  13. ncbi request reprint Unconsciousness and sedation as precipitating factors of diabetic ketoacidosis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Forensic Leg Med 20:830-5. 2013
    ..The results of this study highlight the usefulness of systematically performing biochemistry in order to identify diabetic ketoacidosis-related deaths, even when autopsy and toxicology results provide apparently conclusive findings. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Value of sTREM-1, procalcitonin and CRP as laboratory parameters for postmortem diagnosis of sepsis
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Infect 67:545-55. 2013
    ..sTREM-1 was also measured in pericardial fluid and urine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results on the postmortem measurement of 3-beta-hydroxybutyrate in liver homogenates
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 127:943-9. 2013
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that metabolic disturbances potentially leading or contributing to death may be objectified through liver 3HB determination even in decomposed bodies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of soluble CD14 subtype (sCD14-ST) presepsin for the postmortem diagnosis of sepsis-related fatalities
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 127:799-808. 2013
    ..Conversely, no relevant correlation was identified between postmortem serum and pericardial fluid sCD14-ST levels in either the septic or control groups. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Biochemical markers of fatal hypothermia
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 226:54-61. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint Postmortem diagnosis of unsuspected diabetes mellitus
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 226:160-7. 2013
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  19. ncbi request reprint Postmortem biochemical investigations in hypothermia fatalities
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 127:267-76. 2013
    ..The aim of this article is to review the medicolegal literature covering the postmortem biochemical investigations that are associated with hypothermia cases as well as report our own research results on this topic where possible...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hyperthermia and postmortem biochemical investigations
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 127:93-102. 2013
    ..The aim of this article is to present a review of the medicolegal literature pertaining to the postmortem biochemical investigations that are associated with heat-related deaths...
  21. ncbi request reprint Detection of coronary thrombosis after multi-phase postmortem CT-angiography
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, University Hospital of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 21, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 15:12-8. 2013
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  22. ncbi request reprint Detection of hemorrhage source: the diagnostic value of post-mortem CT-angiography
    C Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine Lausanne Geneva, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 21, CH 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 222:33-9. 2012
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  23. ncbi request reprint Is the formula of Traub still up to date in antemortem blood glucose level estimation?
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211, Geneve 4, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 126:407-13. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Postmortem chemistry update part I
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 126:187-98. 2012
    ..In this article, we present a review of the literature that covers this vast topic and we report the results of our observations. We have focused our attention on glucose metabolism, renal function and electrolytic disorders...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postmortem chemistry update part II
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 126:199-215. 2012
    ..As in part I, a literature review concerning a large panel of molecules of forensic interest is presented, as well as the results of our own observations, where possible...
  26. ncbi request reprint Blood, urine and vitreous isopropyl alcohol as biochemical markers in forensic investigations
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:17-20. 2012
    ..These findings confirm the importance of the systematic determination of IPA and acetone levels that is used to quantify biochemical disturbances and the importance of ketosis at the time of death...
  27. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of postmortem biochemistry in forensic pathology: illustrative case reports
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:27-35. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint An unusual case of accidental poisoning: fatal methadone inhalation
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, 21 Rue du Bugnon, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 56:1072-5. 2011
    ..The literature has been reviewed and discussed. To date, and to our knowledge, only very few cases of accidental death resulting from methadone inhalation have been described up to the case presented herein...
  29. ncbi request reprint Parental substance abuse and accidental death in children
    Cristian Palmiere
    Centre Universitaire Romand de Médecine Légale, 9 Avenue de Champel, 1211 Genève 21 Rue du Bugnon, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 55:819-21. 2010
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  30. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of lipopolysaccharide-binding protein and procalcitonin for sepsis diagnosis in forensic pathology
    Marc Augsburger
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 127:427-35. 2013
    ..No relationship was observed between postmortem serum and pericardial fluid LBP levels in either septic or non-septic groups, or between pericardial fluid PCT and LBP levels...
  31. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein in pericardial fluid for postmortem diagnosis of sepsis
    Bettina Schrag
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 126:567-72. 2012
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  32. ncbi request reprint Postmortem biochemistry performed on vitreous humor after postmortem CT-angiography
    Silke Grabherr
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:297-303. 2012
    ..However, these differences were not clinically relevant, suggesting that the injection of this contrast agent mixture does not modify the concentration of the analyzed substances in the vitreous humor...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of C-reactive protein, procalcitonin, tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin-6, and interleukin-8 as diagnostic parameters in sepsis-related fatalities
    Bettina Schrag
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne Geneva, Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 126:505-12. 2012
    ..According to the results of this study, the determination of vitreous procalcitonin may be an alternative to the serum procalcitonin for the postmortem diagnosis of sepsis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery rupture and cervicofacial actinomycosis
    Anne Kummer
    University Center of Legal Medicine, University Institute of Pathology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University Hospital Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 14:324-7. 2012
    ..Acute and chronic inflammation with tissue necrosis as well as post-actinic, fibrotic changes were also found in the tissues surrounding the ruptured artery wall...
  35. ncbi request reprint Postmortem computed tomography angiography vs. conventional autopsy: advantages and inconveniences of each method
    Christine Chevallier
    University Centre of Legal Medicine Lausanne Geneva, University of Lausanne, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Legal Med 127:981-9. 2013
    ..This study compares these two procedures and discusses findings that can be detected exclusively using each method...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ignition of a human body by a modest external source: a case report
    Cristian Palmiere
    Centre Universitaire Romand de Médecine Légale, site de Genève, 9 Avenue de Champel, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 188:e17-9. 2009
    ..Alcohol concentration was 1.10 per thousand, carboxyhaemoglobin levels were 12% and cyanide concentration was 0.05 mg/L. Toxicological analyses carried out on the dog's blood showed carboxyhaemoglobin levels at 65%...
  37. ncbi request reprint Early repolarization, acute emotional stress and sudden death
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 59:836-40. 2014
    ..Direct third party involvement, however, was excluded, and the manner of death was listed as natural. The case was not pursued any further by the public prosecutor. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Philemon and Baucis deaths: case reports and postmortem biochemistry contribution
    Christelle Lardi
    University Centre of Legal Medicine Lausanne Geneva, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland Rue Michel Servet 1, 1211, Geneve 4, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 59:1133-8. 2014
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  39. ncbi request reprint Measurement of β-tryptase in postmortem serum, pericardial fluid, urine and vitreous humor in the forensic setting
    Lionel Comment
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, 21 Rue du Bugnon, 1011 Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 240:29-34. 2014
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  40. ncbi request reprint Postmortem findings in bone cement implantation syndrome-related deaths
    Sébastien de Froidmont
    From the University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland and Department of Diagnostic Services, Pathology and Legal Medicine, Section of Pathology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 35:206-11. 2014
    ..Cardiac comorbidities can also significantly influence the severity of intraoperative complications, thus corroborating the hypothesis of a multifactorial model in the pathogenesis of bone cement implantation syndrome. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Ketoacidosis and adrenocortical insufficiency
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 59:1146-52. 2014
    ..The case highlights the importance of systematically performing exhaustive postmortem biochemical investigations to formulate appropriate hypothesis regarding the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in the death process. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Postmortem distribution of 3-beta-hydroxybutyrate
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Rue du Bugnon 21, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Forensic Sci 59:161-6. 2014
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid 3HB levels were generally lower than concentrations in blood and proved to be diagnostic of underlying metabolic disturbances only when significant increases occurred. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk factors in fatal cases of anaphylaxis due to contrast media: a forensic evaluation
    Cristian Palmiere
    University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 164:280-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the risk factors for anaphylaxis due to contrast medium administration that can be identified in fatal cases...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary artery rupture during Swan-Ganz catheterisation: a case report
    Raquel Vilariño Villaverde
    University Centre of Legal Medicine, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 16:76-80. 2014
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  45. ncbi request reprint Thoracic aortic dissection associated with cocaine abuse
    Cristian Palmiere
    Institut de Medecine Legale, Centre Medical Universitaire, Universite de Geneve, 9 Avenue de Champel, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 141:137-42. 2004
    ..Blood concentrations of methadone also indicated use of this drug at the same time. The small amounts of morphine found in the blood and urine were compatible with heroine or morphine use more than 24 h before death...