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Peer-reviewed Publications


Ruder TD, Brun C, Christensen AM, Thali MJ, Gascho D, Schweitzer W,
Hatch GM.
Comparative radiologic identification with CT images of paranasal sinuses – Development of a standardized approach. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2016;7: 1–9. Published online: September 2, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jofri.2016.09.001


Decker MM, Strohmeyer GC, Wood JP, Hatch GM, Qualls CR, Treme GP,
Benson EC.
Distal tibia allograft for glenohumeral instability: does radius of curvature match? Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2016;25: 1542-8. Published Online: April 07, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.01.023


Ruder TD, Thali YA, Rashid SN, Mund MT, Thali MJ, Hatch GM, Christensen AM, Somaini S, Ampanozi G.
Validation of post mortem dental CT for disaster victim identification. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2016;5: 25-30. Published online: January 30, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.jofri.2016.01.006


Miller, C. R., Haag, M., Gerrard, C., Hatch, G. M., Elifritz, J., Simmons, M. C., Lathrop, S. and Nolte, K. B.
Comparative Evaluation of Potentially Radiolucent Projectile Components by Radiographs and Computed Tomography. J Forensic Sci. doi:10.1111/1556-4029.13225. 2016


Lathrop, SL. and Nolte, KB.
Utility of Postmortem X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) in Supplanting or Supplementing Medicolegal Autopsies. Final Technical Report NIJ Award 2010-DN-BX-K205, accepted January 2016.


Adolphi NL.
An Equation-free Introduction to Post-mortem MR Image Contrast and Pulse Sequence Optimization. J. Forensic Radiol. Imaging, in press. (available online 21 December 2015, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jofri.2015.12.007)


Ampanozi G, Hatch GM, Flach PM, Thali MJ, Ruder TD.
Postmortem magnetic resonance imaging: Reproducing typical autopsy heart measurements. Legal Medicine. 2015;17: 493-8. Published Online: October 22, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.legalmed.2015.10.008


CY Gerrard, SL Lathrop, GM Hatch, S Williamson, JP Price, KM Lopez, SW Andrews, RE Zumwalt, ID Paul, JM Elifritz, KB Nolte.
Postmortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) in pediatric deaths attributed to asphyxia. J. Forensic Radiol. Imagaing, in press, 2015.


Mueller SL, Thali Y, Ampanozi G, Flach PM, Thali MJ, Hatch GM, TD Ruder TD.
Distended diameter of the inferior vena cava is suggestive of pulmonary thromboembolism on unenhanced post-mortem CT.
J. Forensic Radiol. Imaging. Published online: November 22, 2014. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jofri.2014.11.006


Hatch GM.
What are the greatest challenges or barriers to applying post-mortem imaging in pediatric radiology? Pediatric Radiology. 2014. Published online: September 23, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s00247-014-3152-4


Hatch GM, Brogdon BG, Christensen AM.
A current perspective on forensic radiology. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jofri.2014.05.001. Epub 2014 10 May.


Rohner C, Franckenberg S, Schwendener N, Oestreich A, Kraemer T, Thali MJ, Hatch GM, Ruder TD. 
New evidence for old lore--urinary bladder distension on post-mortem computed tomography is related to intoxication.

Forensic Sci Int. 2013 Feb 10;225(1-3):48-52. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2012.03.029. Epub 2012 May 5.


Ruder TD, Paula P, Hatch GM, Ampanozi G, Thali MJ, Schweitzer W.
Science into Practice: Postmortem Imaging Provides Conclusive Evidence in a Non-suspicious Death. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2014;2: 80-4 Apr.


Hatch GM, Dedouit F, Christensen AM, Thali MJ, Ruder TD.
RADid: A pictorial review of radiologic identification using postmortem CT. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2014;2: 52-9 Apr.


Ampanozi G, Gascho D, Hatch G, Schulze C, Thali MJ, Ruder TD.
What is unsought will go undetected – Myocardial bridging on postmortem computed tomography. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2014; 2: 5-8 Jan.


Ruder TD, Thali MJ, Hatch GM.
Essentials of Forensic Postmortem MR Imaging in Adults. British Journal of Radiology. 2013 Nov 4. Doi: 10.1259/bjr.20130567. [Epub ahead of print].


Hatch GM, Ampanozi G, Thali MJ, Ruder TD.
Validation of Left Ventricular Circumferential Area as a Surrogate for Heart Size on Postmortem Computed Tomography. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2013;1: 98-101 Jun 12.


10. Ruder TD, Zech WD, Hatch GM, Ross S, Ampanozi G, Thali MJ, Flach PM.
Still frame from the hour of death - Acute intracerebral hemorrhage on post-mortem computed tomography in a decomposed corpse. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2013;1:73-76. 2013 Apr 16.


Ruder TD, Hatch GM, Ebert L, Thali Y, Allmendinger T, Schindera ST, Dalla Torre SA, Gasho D, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G.
The Forensic Reference Phantom – A New Tool for Quality Assurance of Attenuation Measurements in Forensic Radiology. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2013;1:51-55. 2013 Apr 15.


Veljkovic B, Franckenberg S, Hatch GM, Bucher M, Schwendener N, Ampanozi G, Thali MJ, Ruder TD. 
Quantification of pleural effusion from single area measurements on CT.
   Emerg Radiol. 2013 Aug;20(4):285-9. doi: 10.1007/s10140-013-1115-y. Epub 2013 Mar 16.


Ebert LC, Hatch GM, Thali MJ, Ross SG.
Invisible touch - Control of a DICOM Viewer with Finger Gestures Using the Kinect Depth Camera. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2013;1:10-14. 2012 Dec 13. Doi: 10.1016/j.jofri.2012.11.006. [Epub ahead of print].


Baglivo M, Winklhofer S, Hatch GM, Ampanozi G, Thali MJ, Ruder TD.
The Rise of Forensic and Post-mortem Radiology – Analysis of the Literature Between the Years 2000 and 2011. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2013;1:3-9. 2012 Dec 8. Doi: 10.1016/j.jofri.2012.10.003. [Epub ahead of print].


Ruder TD, Stolzmann P, Thali YA, Hatch GM, Somaini S, Bucher M, Alkadhi H, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G.
Estimation of heart weight by post-mortem cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging. 2013;1:15-18. 2012. Dec 1. Doi: 10.1016/j.jofri.2012.11.001. [Epub ahead of print].


Rutty GN, Brogdon G, Dedouit F, Grabherr S, Hatch GM, Jackowski C, Leth P, Persson A, Ruder TD, Shiotani S, Takahashi N, Thali MJ, Woźniak K, Yen K, Morgan B.
Terminology used in publications for post-mortem cross-sectional imaging. Int J Legal Med. 2013 Mar;127(2):465-6. doi: 10.1007/s00414-012-0782-7. Epub 2012 Oct 18.


Morath U, Spadavecchia C, Luyet C, Stofel M, Hatch GM.
Ultrasound-guided Retrobulbar Nerve Blockade in Horses: A Cadaveric Study. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2012 Oct 11. Doi: 10.1111/j.1467-2995.2012.00780.x. [Epub ahead of print].


Rutty GN, Brogdon G, Dedouit F, Grabherr S, Hatch GM, Jackowski C, Leth P, Persson A, Ruder TD, Shiotani S, Takahashi N, Thali MJ, Wozniak K, Yen K, Morgan B. 
Terminology used in publications for post-mortem cross-sectional imaging. 
Int J Legal Med. 2013 Mar;127(2):465-6. doi: 10.1007/s00414-012-0782-7. Epub 2012 Oct 18.


Filograna L, Hatch G, Ruder T, Ross SG, Bolliger SA, Thali MJ. 
The role of post-mortem imaging in a case of sudden death due to ascending aorta aneurysm rupture. 
Forensic Sci Int. 2013 May 10;228(1-3):e76-80. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2013.01.039. Epub 2013 Feb 26.


Lapham-Simpson C, Labaron R, Haag M, Hatch G, Nolte K.
A Ballistics Study of the Winchester Supreme Elite PDX1 Ammunition.
Academic Forensic Pathology. 2013 3 (2): 195-201*


Ruder TD, Thali Y, Bolliger SA, Somaini-Mathier S, Thali MJ, Hatch GM,
Schindera ST. 
Material differentiation in forensic radiology with single-source dual-energy computed tomography.

Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2013 Jun;9(2):163-9.


Nolte KB, Mlady G, Zumwalt RE, Cushnyr B, Paul ID, Wiest PW.
Postmortem X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) and Forensic Autopsy: A Review of the Utility, the Challenges and the Future Implications.
Academic Forensic Pathology, 1(1):40-51, 2011.*

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JOFRI

The Journal of Forensic Radiology and Imaging is the bridging journal between forensic sciences and radiology and imaging. It is the official journal of the International Society of Forensic Radiology and Imaging (ISFRI). Dr. Nolte and Dr. Hatch are members of the Board of Editors.