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  1. The use of water to destroy evidences in criminal cases is common. It is uncommon to believe the usefulness of evidences recovered underwater in terms of its forensic significance regarding personal identifica...

    Authors: Neeti Kapoor, Shagufa Ahmed, Ritesh K. Shukla and Ashish Badiye
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:44
  2. Fingerprints are the impressions left on any material by the volar surface also called finger bulbs of the fingers. As per the law of individuality, each individual has a unique set of tiny raised ridges or fr...

    Authors: Bhoopesh Kumar Sharma, Raeesa Bashir, Mayssa Hachem and Himanshu Gupta
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:43
  3. In the field of forensic dentistry, various radiographic techniques have been used for age estimation. The coronal pulp cavity index (CPCI) indicates a reduction in the pulp chamber with age as a result of sec...

    Authors: Kusum Singal, Neelkamal Sharma, Vikas Kumar and Permila Singh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:42
  4. Printer forensics is a sub-branch of digital forensic science encompassing the identification of the source of any printout by different means. Over the world, still today, there is no digital forensic lab abl...

    Authors: Ahmad S. Salim and Asmaa A. Abdalla
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:40
  5. Water-pipe tobacco smoking obsession has again spread worldwide. Especially, the younger generation is besotted with mu’assel (shisha) and avidly use these for smoking. Numbers of additives are being added in ...

    Authors: Deepak Middha and Archna Negi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:39
  6. Sibling relation over chosen STR loci and localized database is yet to be developed in Indonesia like into many other countries despite the demand of varied ethnic population, catastrophes and civil conflict t...

    Authors: Agung Sosiawan, Ahmad Yudianto, Abdul Hadi Furqoni, Simon Martin Manyanza Nzilibili and Indah Nuraini
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:38
  7. Regarding postmortem estimation, the evaluation of early histological and miRNA molecular changes have been of great concerns among forensic scientists due to uncertainty of known conventional methods. The his...

    Authors: Samah F. Ibrahim, Mona M. Ali, Hoda Basyouni, Laila A. Rashed, Eman A. E. Amer and Dalia Abd El-Kareem
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:37
  8. Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome (SUNDS) is a genetic disorder that can cause sudden death in young and healthy adults during sleep at night. Cardiac arrhythmia has been proposed as the factor respo...

    Authors: Supawon Srettabunjong, Duangkamon Eakkunnathum, Wanna Thongnoppakhun and Orapan Sripichai
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:36
  9. Whenever a crime is committed, forensic personnel are requested to collect every kind of evidence to establish the relationship between the suspects and the crime. When any evidence is accidentally destroyed o...

    Authors: Vera Filetti, Giulio Di Mizio, Marcello Rendine, Palmira Fortarezza, Pietrantonio Ricci, Cristoforo Pomara, Giovanni Messina, Irene Riezzo, Christian Zammit, Antonietta Messina, Monica Salerno and Francesco Sessa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:35
  10. The wide unregulated use of malathion has produced severe health hazards. N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a known glutathione precursor, and there is a growing attention concerning its beneficial effects against pestic...

    Authors: Heba Mohamed Aboubakr, Eman Abdelfattah Elzohairy, Abla Abdelrahman Ali, Laila Ahmed Rashed, Nevine Khairy Elkady and Ahmed S. A. Soliman
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:34
  11. Hair is one of the most frequently encountered trace evidence in crime scenes. It has been used for differentiating races or identifying species of animals. An understanding of intra- and inter-variation of hu...

    Authors: Loong Chuen Lee, Wan Nur Syazwani Wan Mohamad Fuad, Sharifah Shakilah Abdullah and Kay Loke Ong
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:31
  12. Y chromosome single nucleotide polymorphisms (Y-SNPs) are useful markers for reconstructing male lineages, haplogroup determinations, and paternity identifications. Since Y chromosome lacks recombination, the ...

    Authors: Arjun Rao Isukapatla, Moumita Sinha, Venugopal Pulamagatta, Adimoolam Chandrasekar and Bharti Ahirwar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:30
  13. Ethyl chloride (EC) or chloroethane is a colourless halogenated hydrocarbon gas regularly employed as a topical anaesthetic spray for pain-related injuries and muscle spasm in athletes. However, EC became also...

    Authors: Jennifer P. Pascali, Paolo Fais, Guido Viel, Giovanni Cecchetto and Massimo Montisci
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:29

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:24

  14. Smoking enhances oxidative stress by causing an oxidant/antioxidant imbalance in the body leading to deleterious effects on various tissues and organs. 8-hydroxy-2′-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) is a predominant for...

    Authors: Mai Mohamed Mahrous, Usama Mohamed El-Barrany, Manal Mohy El-Din Ismail, Iman Fawzy Gaballah and Laila Ahmed Rashed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:28
  15. In forensic casework, cases of sudden cardiac death immediately after intense physical and mental stress are occasionally described, known as “stress- related sudden deaths”. Due to its specificity, controvers...

    Authors: Dalibor Nedić and Vladimir Pilija
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:27

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2020 10:21

  16. The high rate of medical errors, malpractice payments, legal issues, and complaints from physicians leads to waste of the physician’s time and energy as well as high costs for related individuals and organizat...

    Authors: Pedram Keshavarz, Mehdi Dehghani, Fatemeh Malekpour, Saeid Gholamzadeh, Mohammad Zarenezhad and Abdorrasoul Malekpour
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:26
  17. Sex determination is an integral and fundamental step in biological profile construction. The mandible, which holds many dimorphic traits, can be useful for sex estimation in the forensic context. However, rel...

    Authors: Andreas Bertsatos, Konstantina Athanasopoulou and Maria-Eleni Chovalopoulou
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:25
  18. Fingerprint has been one of the powerful evidence in forensic investigation as it is useful for human identification, associating an individual to an item and/or location of interest, as well as reconstructing...

    Authors: Aida Rasyidah Azman, Naji Arafat Mahat, Roswanira Abdul Wahab, Wan Azlina Ahmad, Mohamad Afiq Mohamed Huri and Hafezul Helmi Hamzah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:23
  19. In the current scenario, glass plays a vital contribution in our standard everyday life. Fractured and fragmented glasses are most commonly encountered at the crime scene. During the commission of the crime, g...

    Authors: Neelesh Tiwari, Abhimanyu Harshey, Tanurup Das, Sughosh Abhyankar, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Kriti Nigam, Vijay Raj Anand and Ankit Srivastava
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:22
  20. The growing proportion of elderly implies that natural and unnatural deaths of the elderly will be increasingly confronted. The objective of our study was to determine the unnatural manner and causes of death ...

    Authors: Mohamed Yassine Braham, Mariem Gharbeoui, Mohamed Bellali, Haithem Attia, Hana Harzallah, Olfa Bekir, Moncef Hamdoun and Mohamed Allouche
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:21
  21. Anesthesia has become safer during decades, though there is still a preventable mortality; the complexity of medical and surgical interventions, increasingly older and sicker patients, has created a host of ne...

    Authors: Antonina Argo, Stefania Zerbo, Antonietta Lanzarone, Roberto Buscemi, Roberta Roccuzzo and Steven B. Karch
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:20
  22. This study is aimed to evaluate the use of epithelial cells adhering the acrylic removable partial denture in establishing the sex of the individual using sex-determining region of the Y chromosome (SRY) gene....

    Authors: T. Sreenivasa Bharath, T. R. Saraswathi, M. C. Suresh Sajjan, C. R. Ramchandran and N. Govindraj Kumar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:19
  23. The entomofauna found on animal carrion, which is used as vertebrate model, can help in the estimation of postmortem interval (PMI). The aim of this study was to determine the succession pattern of insects on ...

    Authors: Davood Keshavarzi, Mohammad Ali Zaimy, Mustapha Ahmed Yusuf, Marzieh Shahriarinamadi and Sogol Parkhideh
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:18
  24. Analysis of hair provides useful information regarding drug addiction history or drug toxicity. Keeping in view some important applications of hair analysis, a lot of work done in the past few decades has been...

    Authors: Muhammad Usman, Abid Naseer, Yawar Baig, Tahir Jamshaid, Muhammad Shahwar and Shazia Khurshuid
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:17
  25. Sex determination of an individual based on biological fluid evidence is a critical issue in forensic science. RNA has proved valuable in the identification of body fluids and the estimation of stain age. Howe...

    Authors: Fatma Mohamed Hassan, Heba Abdo Abdel Razik, Miriam Safwat Wadie and Dina Sabry Abdelfattah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:16
  26. Species identification in the food of animal origin is an essential aspect of its control. Food safety and environmental forensic professionals in various countries are becoming increasingly concerned about th...

    Authors: Ghada Ali Omran, Asmaa Osama Tolba, Eman Ezz El-Dawela El-Sharkawy, Doaa Mohammed Abdel-Aziz and Hussein Youssef Ahmed
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:15
  27. Drug abuse and violence both are dangerous phenomena in all countries. The relation between drug abuse and violence is obscure, and what comes first is the question. This study clarifies the changes in drug ab...

    Authors: Heba A. Yassa and Shahir T. Badea
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:14
  28. The acute toxicity with addictive drugs is one of the most common problems in the emergency department. This is a global problem affecting societies as it deals with young people at the age of work and product...

    Authors: Amr R. Zaki, Sherien S. Ghaleb, Ahmed Abdelmenem and Mostafa A. Yousef
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:13
  29. Self-defense is legitimate both in common law and in civil law systems. Nevertheless, there remains the age-old question for the prosecutor to identify the limit between the righteous self-defense and the self...

    Authors: Michela Ferrara, Francesco Sessa, Marcello Rendine, Lorenzo Spagnolo, Stefania De Simone, Irene Riezzo, Pietrantonio Ricci, Natascha Pascale, Monica Salerno, Giuseppe Bertozzi and Francesca Maglietta
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:11
  30. In spite of mounting evidence, it is still unclear whether suicide decedents and attempters represent overlapping or completely different populations of suicidal behavior subphenotypes. Hence, the present stud...

    Authors: Suchita Rawat, Sunanda Rajkumari, Pooran Chand Joshi, Maroof Ahmad Khan and Kallur Nava Saraswathy
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:10
  31. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) refers to unanticipated death as a consequence of cardiac failure which takes place over a brief time period (typically within an hour of the commencement of symptoms) in an individu...

    Authors: Y. I. Pigolkin, M. A. Shilova, I. V. Globa and Osama Mohammed AlMadani
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:9
  32. Fatal accidents involving the action of heat, such as burns, explosions, automobile accidents, and aircraft crashes, among others, or action of cold, such as collisions in snowy locations, severe blizzards, co...

    Authors: Roberto Cesar Biancalana, Sergio Augusto de Freitas Vincenti, Ricardo Henrique Alves da Silva and Fernanda Carvalho Panzeri Pires-de-Souza
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:8
  33. In this paper, the term “human scent signature” refers to a group of chemical compounds in a human scent trace that are in certain relative concentrations that make an unambiguous identification of persons pos...

    Authors: Petr Doležal, Kenneth G. Furton, Jana Lněničková, Pavlína Kyjaková, Veronika Škeříková, Irena Valterová, Ludvík Pinc and Štěpán Urban
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:7
  34. External human ear is considered to be a highly variable structure showing different morphological and individualistic features in different individuals and population groups. The uniqueness of the ear may be ...

    Authors: Kewal Krishan, Tanuj Kanchan and Swati Thakur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:6
  35. Pattern of scarring is unusual and the most likely explanation is cauterization (burn). Cauterization is a traditional method of treatment which has been used in some cultures for centuries. It is still a form...

    Authors: Mohammed Madadin and Khamis Almazrooei
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:5

    The Correction to this article has been published in Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:54

  36. A retrospective study from 2013 to 2017 was conducted to evaluate the incidence of small firearms and air gun injuries, social demographics of victims, severity of injuries, patterns, length of stay, and cost ...

    Authors: Anthony Morgan, Nasser Abdullah AlAqil, Nawaf Abdullah AlOkeil, Shatha Ali AlGhaleb, Azzam Fahad AlOtaibi, Hisham Mutlaq Alashqar, Sultan Obaid Abdullah AlGhuwainem and Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed AlQahtani
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:4
  37. Fingerprints are most frequently used to establish the identity of a person in medicolegal cases. Wide range of methods (optical, physical, and chemical) can be used to detect latent fingerprints on porous and...

    Authors: Gurvinder Singh Bumbrah, Gurvinder Singh Sodhi and Jasjeet Kaur
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:3
  38. This article reveals the problems and issues related to reliability of eyewitness testimony in the criminal justice system. The article also discusses various internal and external factors affecting the accura...

    Authors: Biswa Prakash Nayak and Himanshu Khajuria
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:2
  39. Deaths due to fatal electric injuries are quite common due to extensive use of electricity in home and industries. Hence, every single case of electrocution should be thoroughly investigated.

    Authors: Sachin Giri, Avinash Waghmode and Nilesh Keshav Tumram
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2019 9:1
  40. The emergence of permanent teeth in humans starts with the eruption of the permanent mandibular first molar at approximately 6 years of age with the rest of the dentition following a fairly predictable sequenc...

    Authors: Srikant Natarajan, Sharada Chowdappa, Shweta Yellapurkar, Karen Boaz, Mithun Pai, D. S. Sriranjani and Vijendranath Nayak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:74
  41. Various synthetic or semi-synthetic drugs like cocaine, amphetamine type stimulants (ATS), and heroin are produced and processed in clandestine laboratories. Every clan lab has its own procedures and protocols...

    Authors: Muhammad Usman, Tahir Jamshaid, Abid Naseer, Yawar Baig, Zahid Mehmood, Muhammad Shahwar, Shahnaz Akhtar, Muhammad Taimoor Chaudhary, Muhammad Sarwar and Muhammad Ashraf Tahir
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:73
  42. Likewise the fingerprints and palm prints, footprints are also helpful in solving a crime puzzle; however, very few studies have been reported targeting the identification of sex-based upon footprint features....

    Authors: Muhammad Awais, Faizana Naeem, Nouman Rasool and Sajid Mahmood
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:72
  43. This study is to compare the two different techniques used in the labeling of implant-based fixed prostheses, using the square code and using microchip labeling techniques, taking into account the properties o...

    Authors: Hasan Akbaba, Mustafa Zortuk and Haydar Albayrak
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:71
  44. Post-mortem interval (PMI) estimation is an important topic in forensic sciences. Several methods have been used to determine the PMI, but most of these provide inaccurate results under certain conditions. The...

    Authors: Hoda Abdelmagid Elghamry, Fatma Mohamed Hassan, Marwa Issak Mohamed, Dina Sabry Abdelfattah and Aly Gamaleldin Abdelaal
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:69
  45. Offenders performing drug-facilitated crime (DFC) generally choose their drug based on its availability and their own attitude. Prevalence of DFC has increased in our society triggering some public concerns. T...

    Authors: Fatemeh Gharedaghi, Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam, Maryam Akhgari, Nasim Zamani and Fakhreddin Taghadosinejad
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:68

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