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  1. Content type: Original Article

    This study aims to obtain criteria and indicator as parameters to determine the degree of injury from Visum et Repertum (VeR). The approach is done by adopting quantitative descriptive learning from VeR data. Thi...

    Authors: Mohd Hadyan Wardhana, Burairah Hussin, Abd Samad Bin Hasan Basari and Dedi Afandi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:36

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    Hand-wrist radiographs and orthopantomographs are routinely used for assessing skeletal and dental maturation and analyzing skeletal morphology and growth patterns. Though minimal radiation is associated with ...

    Authors: Mitul Joshi, Dinesh Rao, Shubha A.B., Sunil Panwar and Sachin Franklin

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:35

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    A number of factors have been identified to affect DNA analysis for forensic purposes. SMFP compound which is constituted in toothpaste is one of those factors identified to cause this effect. The impact of th...

    Authors: Simon Martin Manyanza Nzilibili, Moh. Kurniadi Hendry Ekodiyanto, Pudji Hardjanto and Ahmad Yudianto

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:34

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  4. Content type: Original Article

    Traditional beverages such as şalgam, boza, kımız and kefir are frequently being consumed in Turkey. During the production of these beverages fermentation provides long time bio-preservation due to protective ...

    Authors: Ali Rıza Tümer, Aykut Lale, Mukaddes Gürler, Mahmut Şerif Yıldırım, Ayşe Derya Kaynak and Ramazan Akçan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:33

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    Forensic scientists have exposed number of ways for recovering usable finger marks that divulge the identity of the person involved or linked to the felony. Numerous incremental progresses were made over decad...

    Authors: Aayush Dhunna, Shefali Anand, Anjali Aggarwal, Abhishek Agarwal, Priyanka Verma and Uttam Singh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:32

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  6. Content type: Case Report

    Hangman’s fracture (Fracture of cervical vertebrae) in hanging is usually described into the context of judicial type of hanging where the individual is dropped from a calculated height with sub-mental or sub-...

    Authors: Pankaj Suresh Ghormade, Bedanta Sarma and Sandeep Gajbhiye

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:31

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  7. Content type: Short Communication

    The primary aim of autopsy is to ascertain the cause of death. The autopsies performed worldwide are mostly medico-legal or clinical. In India, 'needless autopsies' are conducted widely causing waste of alread...

    Authors: Tanuj Kanchan, Kewal Krishan, Alok Atreya and Neelam Dehal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:30

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    In forensic entomology, a way to estimate Post Mortem Interval (PMI) is to use development data of the first colonizing insects on a dead body. Chrysomya albiceps and Calliphora vicina, two members of the family ...

    Authors: Mojtaba Salimi, Yavar Rassi, Mohamadali Oshaghi, Omid Chatrabgoun, Mojtaba Limoee and Sayena Rafizadeh

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:28

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    Child sexual abuse, being most of the time a hidden crime that is kept lifelong undisclosed, was found to have strong influence on the victim. Unless a hard evidence (physical evidence, eyewitness, perpetrator...

    Authors: Dalia Mohammed Alsaif, Osama M. Almadani, Salah Ali Almoghannam, Maram A. Al-Farayedhi and Magdy A. Kharoshah

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:27

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    World Health Organization described, drowning as serious and neglected public health problem. Near about 42 people every hour and 3.7 lakh every year die from drowning in the world. In India out of total cases...

    Authors: Laxman Gangadhar Phad and Shailendra G. Dhawane

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:26

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  11. Content type: Review

    In 1981, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) was established with a clear purpose: to determine the fate of the missing Greek and Turkish Cypriots who disappeared during the periods 1963–64 and 19...

    Authors: Maria Ktori and Gülseren Baranhan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:25

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    Test bites have been recommended for collecting evidence of suspected dentition in bite mark analysis. However, these recommendations only suggest recording the interocclusal relationship without establishing ...

    Authors: Fernando Rivera-Mendoza, Stella Martín-de-las-Heras, Pablo Navarro-Cáceres and Gabriel M. Fonseca

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:24

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  13. Content type: Original Article

    There are many cases that present to the emergency room as brought in dead (BID) and in such cases, previous medical history of the deceased is unknown. Many of the medical problems are either preventable or t...

    Authors: Francis Adedayo Faduyile, Sunday Sokunle Soyemi, Daniel Ayodele Sanni, Festus Edobor Emiogun, Fadesewa Ibiolagbajosi Osuolale and Kikelomo Ololade Wright

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:23

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  14. Content type: Original Article

    Stature is one of the important aspects of biological profile for an unknown individual in forensic anthropology. As stature is population-specific, this study was conducted in Hospital Sungai Buloh, Hospital ...

    Authors: Normaizatul Afizah Ismail, Norakmal Hisyam Abd Khupur, Khairul Osman, Ab Halim Mansar, Mohamed Swarhib Shafie and Faridah Mohd Nor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:22

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  15. Content type: Correction

    Unfortunately, after publication of this article (Chan and Ramli 2018), it was noticed that the Results section within the abstract was incomplete.

    Authors: Kar-Weng Chan and Suraya Hani Ramli

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:21

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:18

  16. Content type: Original Article

    The present work investigates the ridge characteristics and ridge density of fingerprints to determine gender differences among population of Punjab. The main characteristics studied were general pattern type,...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar Thakar, Parveen Kaur and Tina Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:20

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  17. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Fingerprints have been successfully used for identification purposes for more than a century and remained one of the most commonly recovered evidence at the scene of crime. Due to their uniqueness and individu...

    Authors: Tanuj Kanchan and Kewal Krishan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:19

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  18. Content type: Original Article

    Pills of ecstasy continue to be the major drug of abuse among nightclub patrons. This stimulant type of substance can be taken orally in many ways, one of which is by drink spiking where the tablet or its powd...

    Authors: Kar-Weng Chan and Suraya Hani Ramli

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:18

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:21

  19. Content type: Original Article

    Today, the increasing number of crime and violence cases is defined as a universal health problem and nurses are the first healthcare personnel to encounter victims and offenders in hospitals, emergency units,...

    Authors: Emine Tuğba Topçu and Ebru Erek Kazan

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:16

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    A prenatal paternity test is one widely-used method of determining the paternity of an unborn child. Such tests using chorionic villus or amniocentesis may increase the risk of harm to both mother and foetus. ...

    Authors: Agung Sosiawan, Dadik Raharjo, Indah Nuraini, Nadia Kartikasari, Alexander Patera Nugraha and Muhammad Dimas Aditya Ari

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:15

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    The aim of this study was to analyze the trends related to homicide victims in central Bangkok, Thailand. These trends were analyzed in terms of general figures and demographics, as well as case-specific detai...

    Authors: Vorada Sakulsaengprapha, Vichan Peonim and Wisarn Worasuwannarak

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:14

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    Opioids abuse and related deaths are increasing in the world. Therefore, the design of new analytical methods for detection of opioids in biological samples is necessary for clinical and forensic settings.

    Authors: Elham Alahyari, Mehrdad Setareh, Ahmad Shekari, Gholamreza Roozbehani and Kambiz Soltaninejad

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:13

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  23. Content type: Case Report

    Death due to poisonous snakebite is a formidable health hazard. It is a matter of concern especially in agrarian countries. Clinically snakebite envenomation are neurotoxic and vasculotoxic. Krait (Bungarus facia...

    Authors: Naren Sarkar, Souvik Basu, Preeti Chandra, Soumeek Chowdhuri and Partha Pratim Mukhopadhyay

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:12

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  24. Content type: Correction

    The images in this article (Al-Hawari & El-Banna 2017) have been obscured because they were deemed not suitable for publication in the journal under an open access Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Internationa...

    Authors: Hasan Al-Hawari and Asmaa El-Banna

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:11

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:5

  25. Content type: Original Article

    Mortality rates and causes of death of the detainees are hence different from those of the general population and there also vary according to regions and countries.

    Authors: Maher Jedidi, Mohamed Chérif El khal, Souheil Mlayeh, Mohamed Mahjoub, Zied Mezgar, Tasnim Masmoudi, Mohamed Ben Dhiab, Majed Zemni and Mohamed Kamel Souguir

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:10

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    Suicide is a major public health concern resulting in premature deaths. The six years (2010–2015) retrospective study on suicide cases reported at a tertiary care center of Warangal district, Telangana, India ...

    Authors: Suchita Rawat, Pooran Chand Joshi, Maroof Ahmad Khan and Kallur Nava Saraswathy

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:8

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    Occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals in paints cause serious health hazards in painters. The present study was designed to evaluate the possibility of hematotoxic and genotoxic effects of paint chemic...

    Authors: Nahed Abdel Maksoud, Khaled Abdel Aal, Nagwa Ghandour, Mona El-Baz and Eman Shaltout

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:6

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  28. Content type: Original Article

    Ethical problems about end-of-life medicine include a variety of issues approached in different ways by physicians and, more recently, special emphasis to this kind of ethical issues and possible answers has d...

    Authors: Antonina Argo, Tommaso D’Anna, Antonietta Lanzarone and Luciano Sesta

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:5

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  29. Content type: Original Article

    Sexual assault is a worldwide problem that has not yet been sufficiently acknowledged as confirmed by the literature. Italian law n.96, 1996, foreseeing norms regarding rape and sexual abuse, finally gave sign...

    Authors: S. Zerbo, L. Milone, E. Scalici, S. Procaccianti, R. Nardello, E. Ventura Spagnolo, D. Piscionieri and Antonina Argo

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:4

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  30. Content type: Original Article

    In India, deaths related to burns are more common in women than in men. Fire is easily available weapon used by female for suicide. Most burns happen in low- and middle-income countries.

    Authors: Shashikant Vithobaji Dhoble, Rajesh Chandrabhan Dere, Arun Kumar Jaiswani and Ramesh Rangrao Savardekar

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:3

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  31. Content type: Original Article

    Sequence divergence in mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I genes (COI) has been used as an efficient forensic tool in solving wildlife-related problems and also be used in molecular taxonomy for speci...

    Authors: Vikas Kumar, Neelkamal Sharma and Arun Sharma

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:31

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  32. Content type: Original Article

    Estimation of the postmortem interval (PMI) is a critical issue in forensic science. Various approaches have been used to determine the PMI including physical, biochemical and entomological methods. Most of th...

    Authors: Hoda Abdelmagid Elghamry, Marwa Issak Mohamed, Fatma Mohamed Hassan, Dina Sabry Abdelfattah and Aly Gamaleldin Abdelaal

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:24

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  33. Content type: Original Article

    Fruits and vegetables are daily staple food of human community. It is important to include fruits and vegetables in our daily diet to remain healthy and active. Even though fruits and vegetables are healthy, b...

    Authors: Vimukti Chauhan, Surbhi Tomar, Yanika Saini and R. M. Tripathi

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:30

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  34. Content type: Original Article

    A great challenge arises when sex determination of human remains is needed, especially when only, bone fragments or isolated teeth are available; such as in mass disasters. Thus, the aim of the present work is...

    Authors: M. Kholief, S. El Shanawany and R. Gomaa

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:29

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  35. Content type: Original Article

    The reduction of suicides in jails and prisons is an international priority and, after the publication of a report about the necessity to prevent the suicide risk, in Tuscany (Italy) was created a new biphasic...

    Authors: Annalisa Frangione, Letizia Bracali, Luca Rosi, Maria Mancino, Marisa Meschi, Nicola Nante and Gianmarco Troiano

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:28

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  36. Content type: Original Article

    Detection of alcohol in postmortem blood and body fluids is of extreme importance in medico-legal investigation as it may affect and change the decision of the court in legal hearing. It can be a cause death o...

    Authors: Muataz Abdulmajeed Al-Qazzaz, Atheer Jawad Al-Saffar, Hayder Khadum Al-Rubai and Enas Muataz Al-Qazzaz

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:27

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  37. Content type: Original Article

    In forensic sciences, the nature and variability of configurations of epidermal ridge minutiae has practically been explored in the evaluation and comparison of fingerprints, including partial fingerprints. Th...

    Authors: Lawan Hassan Adamu and Magaji Garba Taura

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:25

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  38. Content type: Original Article

    Glass is the hard, amorphous solid. Glass fragments may be an evidence of great value encountered in the investigation of various types of offences. At the scene of occurrence, the glass may be fractured eithe...

    Authors: Abhimanyu Harshey, Ankit Srivastava, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Kriti Nigam, Amit Kumar and Tanurup Das

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:20

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  39. Content type: Review

    In addition to the diagnostic and therapeutic use of excised human tissues in fixatives, the fixed tissues represent an invaluable resource that provide an incredible opportunity for the assessment of genetic ...

    Authors: Sami Ullah, Rakesh K. Garg and Farida Noor

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:23

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  40. Content type: Original Article

    Identification of bony remains and other decomposed parts of human is of great importance not only for legal but also for humanitarian reasons. However, in certain instances due to burial factors or in cases o...

    Authors: Nazih Ramadan, Mervat Hamdy Abd El-Salam, Amani Fahmy Hanon, Naglaa Farid El-Sayed and Ahmed Yosri Al-Amir

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:22

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  41. Content type: Original Article

    Commercial kits for Human Identification (HID) purposes, based on 15 short tandem repeat (STR) regions, allow the resolution of most forensic and paternity cases. However, some pitfalls arise in situations suc...

    Authors: Joaquín Alejandro Quiroz-Mercado, Ricardo Jesus Ríos-Rivas, Víctor Manuel Martínez-Sevilla, Gabriela Chávez-Marín, Hueman Jaimes-Díaz, Juan Carlos Santiago-Hernández, Rogelio Maldonado-Rodríguez and Héctor Rangel-Villalobos

    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2017 7:19

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