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  1. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  2. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  3. Content type: Original Article

    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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  4. Content type: Review

    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

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  5. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  6. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  7. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  8. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  10. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  11. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  12. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  13. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  14. Content type: Review

    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

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  15. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  16. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  17. Content type: Case report

    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

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  18. Content type: Short Report

    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

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  19. Content type: Case Report

    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

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  20. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  21. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  22. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  23. Content type: Case report

    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

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  24. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  25. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  26. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  27. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  28. Content type: Review

    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

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  29. Content type: Short report

    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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  30. Content type: Original Article

    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

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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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

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