Forensic medicine and radiology are becoming increasingly relevant in the international medical and legal field as they offer essential techniques for determining cause of death and for anthropometric identification. This is highly topical in light of public safety and economic concerns arising as a result of mass migration and international tensions.
What is the content of "Radiology in forensic medicine" ?
The book discusses the latest technologies applied in the forensic field, in particular computed tomography and magnetic resonance, which are continuously being updated. Radiological techniques are fundamental in rapidly providing a full description of the damage inflicted to add to witness and medical testimonies, and forensic/radiological anthropology supplies valuable evidence in cases of violence and abuse.
Written by international experts, it is of interest to students and residents in forensic medicine and radiology. It also presents a new approach to forensic investigation for lawyers and police special corps as well as law enforcement agencies.
Who are the authors of "Radiology in forensic medicine" ?
Giuseppe Lo Re is a radiologist and adjunct professor at the School of Specialization in Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Palermo, Italy. After graduating in medicine and surgery in 2002, he completed his specialization in radiology in 2006, and in 2011 gained his PhD from the University of Palermo.
Antonina Argo is full professor of forensic medicine at the University of Palermo, and Chief of Medico legal Unit. She has authored several papers and books and is a board member of the Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences.
Massimo Midiri is full professor of radiology and Director of the Section of Radiological Sciences, Department of Biopathology and Medical and Forensic Biotechnologies at the University Hospital “Paolo Giaccone” of Palermo, Italy, which hosts a leading school of surgical oncology.
Cristina Cattaneo is full professor of forensic medicine at the University of Milano.