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Perinatal post-mortem radiography--experience with 2500 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  565236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of 2500 routine post-mortem radiographic examinations of perinates is presented. It is concluded that the procedure is of value in the detection of abnormalities which may have contributed to the death of the perinate and which may have escaped detection at autopsy. The use of contrast agents may assist in the evaluation of congenital abnormalities, especially of the cardiovascular system. Post-mortem radiographic examination may be especially helpful in the evaluation of perinates for whom permission for autopsy is denied. Post-mortem radiography may assist in the gathering of statistical data and may provide useful material for teaching and research.
G A Foote; A J Wilson; J H Stewart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0007-1285     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  1978 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-06-28     Completed Date:  1978-06-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bone Diseases, Developmental / radiography
Bone and Bones / abnormalities
Cardiovascular System / radiography
Congenital Abnormalities / radiography*
Contrast Media
Embolism, Air / complications,  radiography
Fetal Death / etiology,  radiography*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / radiography*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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