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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. In response to outbreaks, the manner in which the medical field engages with the process of death is significantly important, not only in the pathological but also in the sociocultural aspect. Certain response...

    Authors: Shane O’Sullivan, Mohammed Imran Sajid, Folashade B. Agusto, Joseph Mwangangi, Angellar Manguvo, Dominic Wichmann and Magdy Kharoshah
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:67
  21. Autopsies have been an essential element to healthcare professionals’ training, as well as to research processes, education, and public health. In spite of the decline of clinical autopsy rate after the Joint ...

    Authors: Oscar Mendoza, Juan Carlos Bonilla, Liliana Moreno, Carolina Piedrahita, Andrés Mosquera and Rafael Parra-Medina
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:66
  22. Dyadic suicides comprise of suicides occurring simultaneously or one after another in two or more people, either with an agreement or without one. Firearms, poisoning, hanging, and drowning are the preferred m...

    Authors: Navneet Ateriya, Ashish Saraf, Tanuj Kanchan and Raghvendra Singh Shekhawat
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:65
  23. At feeding stage, blowfly larvae (Diptera: Calliphoridae) form aggregation to facilitate the breakdown of a human body after death. The aggregation structure of blowfly larvae could probably be different depen...

    Authors: Azwandi Ahmad and Baharudin Omar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:64
  24. The determination of living stature is a key component of personal identification of individuals. In this study, we developed predictive regression models and multiplication factors to reliably estimate living...

    Authors: Nwachukwu Mike Ibeabuchi, Emeka Ambrose Okubike, Olaleye Andrew Olabiyi and Michael Ebe Nandi
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:63
  25. Compared to death by hanging, fatal cases due to carbamazapine intake is hardly seen. We are reporting a rare case where the victim had used this combination to terminate life as a complex suicide.

    Authors: Amal Nishantha Vadysinghe and Solokara Mudiyanselage Nirmani Kaushalya Thilakarathne
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:62
  26. Determination of sex from the structure of orbits in the human skull is well documented. Both morphology and morphometry of the orbits have application in the determination of sex in skeletal remains. These pa...

    Authors: Naren Sarkar and Partha Pratim Mukhopadhyay
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:61
  27. Optimal fingermark developing product would have the following attributes; small, rounded and well-dispersed particles, which has high affinity for the fingermark residue but exhibits minimal interaction with ...

    Authors: Revathi Rajan, Yusmazura Zakaria, Shaharum Shamsuddin and Nik Fakhuruddin Nik Hassan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:60
  28. Tobacco smoking, alcohol use, and illicit drug use are significant health, psychological, and social problems among youth in Palestine. The aim of this study was to provide insight into the extent and the patt...

    Authors: Basma R. Damiri, Isra’ A. Salahat and Mai H. Aghbar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:59
  29. Coronary artery aneurysm can be defined as an abnormal dilatation of the coronaries. In recent years, the disease has been frequently encountered during surgical procedures such as percutaneous coronary interv...

    Authors: Faridah Mohd Nor, Swarhib Shafee, Ran Zhi Tan and Lii Jye Tan
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:58
  30. Generally, material scientist discussing new-fangled nanotechnology research and its conversation turns to the commercial aspects or potential issues around health, safety, and the environment. In recent years...

    Authors: Alok Pandya and Ritesh K Shukla
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:57
  31. Systemic embolism is a common complication of infective endocarditis, most frequently involving the central nervous system, spleen, kidney, liver, and iliac or mesenteric arteries, but embolisation to coronary...

    Authors: Kunasilan Subramaniam, Shahmila Serangan, Lai Poh Soon and Siew Sheue Feng
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:55
  32. Since the practice of conventional autopsy, one new method for skin incision as “fourth incision” has been added to the preexisting conventional methods of skin incisions, i.e., “I”/“Y”/modified “Y”. Reconstit...

    Authors: Piyush Kapila, Rahul Gupta, Sunil Kumar Raina, Aditya Kumar Sharma, Dhruv Gupta, Manav Sharma and Vinod Kumar Bhardwaj
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:54
  33. The aim of this report is to present a case of a blunt abdominal trauma with vascular and spinal involvements of an overweight man, caused by the front seat safety belt.

    Authors: Pavel Timonov, Methodi Goshev, Ilinka Brainova-Michich, Alexandar Alexandrov, Dimitar Nikolov and Antoaneta Fasova
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:53
  34. To evaluate the 514–524 (CA)n dinucleotide repeats/allele of the mtDNA hypervariable region III in the Urali Kuruman tribe of Southern India. Blood samples were randomly collected from 100 healthy unrelated indiv...

    Authors: Charles Sylvester, M. S. Krishna, J. S. Rao and A. Chandrasekar
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:52
  35. Death by strangulation is a violent and frequent method of homicides. Strangulation is rarely accidental due to ligature which is caused by a wide variety of objects such as cords, ropes or clothing articles (...

    Authors: Meriem Gharbaoui, Yomn Naceur, Ons Hmandi, Mohamed Bellali, Mehdi Ben Khelil, Moncef Hamdoun and Mohamed Allouche
    Citation: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences 2018 8:51
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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

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