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A Stab to the Neck – a Haemothorax, a Pneumothorax and an Air Embolism in the Heart

A Stab to the Neck – a Haemothorax, a Pneumothorax and an Air Embolism in the Heart

An air embolism is gas or air entrainment in the circulatory system, either in an artery(arterial embolism) or in a vein (venous embolism). This can occur when there is a breach in the cardiovascular system.Continue Reading

Miss nothing. faster. in Forensics

High speed, full-body imaging assists the forensic pathologist by reducing the time taken to complete autopsy examinations. Please CLICK the image for Full Pictogram

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Lodox – a critical component in trauma

Lodox – a critical component in trauma

The full-body X-ray machine plays a significant role in the initial management of a trauma patient, and is an important advance in the trauma imaging repertoire. Please CLICK the image for Full Pictogram

 

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Full-body Imaging to Obviate Autopsy in a case of Death from Bronchiolitis

Full-body Imaging to Obviate Autopsy in a case of Death from Bronchiolitis

A case study from the Salt River Forensic Pathology Services Laboratory, Cape Town, South Africa.

Introduction
Bronchiolitis is a respiratory tract infection of the bronchioles, the tiny terminal branches of the airways in the lungs. It is usually caused by a viral infection and mostly affects infants and young children because of their small airways. Although it is generally a mild disease, it can develop into ...

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Latest Lodox Newsletter July 2014

Here is a link to our newsletter for you to read online.

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