- The use of pulmonary interstitial emphysema as an indicator of live birthWendy A Lavezzi
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Mail Code 81, 47 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, USA
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:87-91. 2003..The authors report two cases of discarded newborn infants in which the finding of pulmonary interstitial emphysema was used as an indicator of live birth...
- The significance of pulmonary interstitial emphysema in live birth determinationWendy A Lavezzi
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, NY 12208, USA
J Forensic Sci 49:546-52. 2004..No association was found. The presence of equivocal PIE may be an artifact of tissue processing. Florid PIE is found only in live born infants. No correlation between the presence of florid PIE and cause of death could be determined...