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Abstracts


Paul I, Lathrop SL, Hatch GM, Gerrard, CY, Poland V, Zumwalt RE, Andrews SW,
Price J, Mlady GW, Pohl JW, Cushnyr BW, Wiest PW, Nolte KB.
A Prospective Double-Blinded Comparison of Autopsy and Postmortem Computerized Tomography (PMCT) for the Evaluation of Potential Drug Poisoning Deaths. 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Las Vegas, NV, USA. 2016.


Morin J, Jarrell H, Kastenbaum H, Proe L, Aurelius M, Gerrard C, Nolte K.
The utility of postmortem computed tomography in supplanting autopsies in determining cause of death in pediatric trauma fatalities. 68th National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) Annual Meeting & Exhibits; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, 10/02/15 – 10/06/15.


Adolphi NL*, Gerrard C, Hatch GM, Nolte KB.
Understanding and improving tissue contrast in PMMR of the Brain. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Leicester, UK, May 2015, submitted for presentation.


Hatch GM*, Lathrop SL, Gerrard CY, Poland V, Paul ID, Mlady G, Cushnyr BW,
Andrews SW, Pohl J, Wiest PW, Zumwalt RE, Price JP, Elifritz JM, Nolte KB.
Comparison of Postmortem Computed Tomography and Autopsy in Gunshot Wound Fatalities. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Leicester, UK, May 2015, submitted for presentation.


Gerrard CY*, Lathrop SL, Hatch GM, Williamson S, Price JP, Lopez KM,
Andrews SW, Zumwalt RE, Paul ID, Elifritz J, Nolte KB.
Postmortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) in pediatric deaths attributed to asphyxia. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Leicester, UK, May 2015, submitted for presentation.


Lathrop SL*, Hatch G, Gerrard CY, Williamson S, Price JP, Lopez KM,
Andrews SW, Zumwalt RE, Paul ID, Elifritz J, Nolte KB.
A prospective double-blinded comparison of autopsy and post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) for the evaluation of pediatric trauma deaths. American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting, Orlando, FL, February 16-21, 2015, accepted for presentation.


Decker LA*, Hatch GM, Lathrop, SL, Nolte KB.
Impact of Postmortem Computed Tomography on the Evaluation of Strangulation Deaths. American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual meeting, Orlando, FL, February 16-21, 2015, accepted for presentation.


Nolte KB*, Lathrop SL, Hatch GM Gerrard CY, Elifritz J, Cushnyr BW, Mlady G,
Pohl J, Andrews SW, Paul ID, Price JP, Zumwalt RE, Wiest PW.
Utility of postmortem x-ray computed tomography (CT) for medicolegal autopsies on decedents with blunt force injuries. 20th World Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Seoul, Korea, Oct 17, 2014.


Cushnyr BW*, Lathrop SL, Hatch GM, Gerrard CY, Elifritz J,
Andrews SW, Paul ID, Price JP, Zumwalt RE, Nolte KB.
Utility of computed tomography (CT) as a postmortem tool for the diagnosis of blunt force head injuries. 20th World Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Seoul, Korea, Oct 17, 2014.


Hatch GM, Germerott T, Ampanozi G, Ebert LC, Thali MJ, Ruder TD.
Elementary aspects of postmortem pulmonary imaging: normal postmortem lung volume. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Marseille, France, May 15, 2014. Published as an abstract J Forensic Radiol Imaging 2014;2:105. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2014.pdf


Sandoval DJ, Weber W, Melo D, Hatch GM, Adolphi NL, Heintz PH.
Radiation dosimetry comparison between ante-mortem and post-mortem animal tissue: Is post- mortem radiation dosimetry an adequate proxy for measurements in the living? International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Marseille, France, May 15, 2014. Published as an abstract J Forensic Radiol Imaging 2014;2:106. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2014.pdf


Elifritz J, Hatch GM, Kastenbaum H, Gerrard C*, Nolte KB.
Postmortem computed tomography (PMCT) findings in hanging. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Marseille, France, May 15, 2014. Published as an abstract J Forensic Radiol and Imaging 2:97, 2014. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2014.pdf


Ruder TD, Thali Y, Hatch GM, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G.
Evaluation of vascular diameter and cases of pulmonary embolism sudden death. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Marseille, France, May 15, 2014. Published as an abstract J Forensic Radiol Imaging 2014;2:100. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2014.pdf


Adolphi NL*, Gerrard C, Hatch GM, Nolte KB.
The physical basis of poor fat/muscle contrast observed at low temperatures in post-mortem MR (PMMR) imaging. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Marseille, France, May 16, 2014. Published as an abstract J Forensic Radiol and Imaging 2:101, 2014. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2014.pdf


Ruder T, Hatch GM, Ebert L, Thali Y, Schindera S, Gascho D, Thali M, Ampanozi G.
The forensic reference phantom—A new tool for quality assurance of attenuation measurements in forensic radiology. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Zurich, Switzerland, May 14, 2013. Published as an abstract in J Forensic Radiol Imaging 2013;1:85. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2013.pdf


Adolphi N*, Gerrard C, Hatch G, Takacs N, Nolte KB.
Determining the temperature-dependence of tissue relaxation times (T1 and T2) for prospective optimization of post-mortem magnetic resonance (PMMR) image contrast. International Society for Forensic Radiology and Imaging, Zurich, Switzerland, May 14, 2013. Published as an abstract in Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging 1(2):80, 2013. http://www.isfri.net/files/Abstracts_Scientific_Session_2013.pdf


Lapham-Simpson C*, LeBaron R, Nolte KB, Hatch G.
A detailed ballistics study of the Supreme Elite PDX1 ammunition. University of New Mexico School of Medicine- Medical Student Research Day, Albuquerque, NM, April 24, 2013.


Miller CR*, Haag M, Gerrard C, Hatch G, Elifritz J, Simmons MC, Lathrop S, Nolte KB.
Comparative Evaluation of Radiolucent Projectile Components by Radiographs and Computed Tomography. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 21, 2013- Candidate for Emerging Forensic Scientist Award.


Gerrard C*, Hatch GM, Nolte KB, Adolphi NL.
Determination of post mortem interval (PMI) using non - invasive Magnetic Resonance Imaging measurement of the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient. 1st Congress of the International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging Annual Meeting, May 15, 2012 Zurich, Switzerland.