Forensic Sci Int 2021 Apr 29;323:110808. Epub 2021 Apr 29.
Institute of Forensic Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Institute of Forensic Medicine, Health Department Basel-Stadt, Basel, Switzerland.
The post mortem evaluation of a brain edema is routinely performed by pathologists based on the macroscopic signs during autopsy. This method represents the current gold standard, but is subjective and observer dependent. Therefore, three post mortem evaluation methods of brain samples were analyzed in this work: histology, wet-dry weight and normalized cerebral weight, which was described in 2020 by Bauer et al. Read More