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  1. Firearm injuries are a common cause of death in cases typically investigated by medical examiners. Postmortem multislice computed tomography (PMCT) provides valuable information that enhances the autopsy exami...

    Authors: Shereen Ahmad Elkhateeb, Eman Bekheet Mohammed, Hany Aziz Meleka and Ahmed Abd Elazeem Ismail
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:50
  2. This study aimed to assess the single-dose toxicity of THJ-2201 by hematological and histopathological evaluation of liver and kidney specimens in Swiss albino mice. The experimental protocol included oral tre...

    Authors: Abdulsallam Bakdash, Ahmad Mohamed Khir AL-Mathloum, Elkhatim H. Abdelgadir ElAmin, Nael M. T. Abu Taha, Sachil Kumar and Fahd Ali Nasr
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:49
  3. Forensic gait analysis is a new discipline in forensic sciences but gaining popularity worldwide. CCTV camera footages from the scene of a crime can reveal a great detail about the perpetrator, and gait is one...

    Authors: Bahadur Singh, Kewal Krishan, Kawaljit Kaur and Tanuj Kanchan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:48
  4. Syphilis is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is a multistage disease, and the clinical stages of syphilis are divided to primary, secondary, and tertiary syphilis, where the tertiary stage is ...

    Authors: Takeshi Kondo, Motonori Takahashi, Azumi Kuse, Mai Morichika, Kanako Nakagawa, Makoto Sakurada, Migiwa Asano and Yasuhiro Ueno
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:47
  5. In a field of digital forensic science, we have struggled to prove and keep any evidence in its most original form. The seized source of color laser printers in forgery crimes has been still an awkward issue t...

    Authors: Ahmad Saed Salim and Asmaa Abdel Monsef Abdalla
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:46
  6. Sex estimation from fragmented or isolated human bones found during excavations is imperative not only in the field of forensics but also paleoanthropology. This study investigated the possibility of sex estim...

    Authors: Tomoya Ikeda, Kazunori Miyamoto, Naoto Tani, Shigeki Oritani, Tomomi Michiue, Fumiya Morioka and Takaki Ishikawa
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:43
  7. The use of illicit drugs has seen an upswing during the last years in the West Bank. Political, social, economic, and demographic factors may play roles in the increasing use of illicit drugs in the West Bank....

    Authors: Basma Damiri, Wasef Sayeh, Mahran Odeh and Haytham Musmar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:42
  8. Identification of menstrual blood is an important issue in forensic biology, but there are no confirmatory methods for its detection. This study aimed to investigate the use of mRNA markers (hemoglobin alpha (...

    Authors: Asmaa Mohammad Moawad, Hala saied zaghlol, Mervat Hamdy Abdelsalam, Amani Abdelfattah, Dina Sabry and Adel Atef
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:41
  9. From fields such as neuroethics and legal medicine it is increasingly common to raise the issue on whether it is necessary to rethink questions such as moral and criminal responsibility in individuals fulfilli...

    Authors: José Eduardo Muñoz-Negro, José Pablo Martínez Barbero, Felicity Smith, Brooke Leonard, Jaime Padilla Martínez and Inmaculada Ibáñez-Casas
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:40
  10. Entomological evidence can be utilized in forensic investigation to estimate the elapsed time after death or minimum post mortem interval estimation (PMImin). This estimation is based on the age of dipterous spec...

    Authors: Puspa Eliza and Raja M. Zuha
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:39
  11. In forensic investigations of death cases in which the body has been recovered from a water body, there is an urgent need to prove whether the death is due to drowning or not. Moreover, another important issue...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumar Thakar, Deepali Luthra and Jasvirinder Singh Khattar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:38
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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

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

  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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

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

  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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

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

  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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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