Does Virtual Brain Autopsy Could be Used as a Clue for Detection of Personal Identity?

Authors

  • Mohamed A M
  • Ghada M E
  • Sherin S G
  • Makloph MG

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14806

Keywords:

computerized tomography Gender, height, virtual, weight.

Abstract

Background: virtual autopsy nowdays show great success in human identification. Nowdays single
Computerized tomography of the brain could help answering many questions regarding the identity of
humans, it could lead us to the gender ,weight and height roughly of the person in question.
Patients and Methods: cross- sectional study during the period April 2019 till Mars2020 , One hundred
and fifty participant aged between 15 and 29 years old were envolved in the current study after taking their
written and verbal consent or their caregiver and doing C T Brain for every one of the studied participant.
Results: brain volume is statistically significant with weight , height, gender of the studied participant hence
we could use CT Brain to know the brain volume and then we could suspect weight , height and even gender
so we can reach to the identity of the individual.
Conclusion: We me be no longer in need of doing autopsy where virtual autopsy could find the answer to
many questions in research, where a correlation was found between brain volume ,gender, weight and height.

Author Biographies

Mohamed A M

M.Sc. Medico-Legal Authority , Ministry of Justice

Ghada M E

Professor of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology
Department of Forensic Medicine And Clinical Toxicology, Fayoum University

Sherin S G

Professor of Forensic Medicine
and Clinical Toxicology Department of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, cairo university

Makloph MG

Lecturer
of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology Department of Forensic medicine and clinical toxicology, Fayoum
University

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Mohamed A M, Ghada M E, Sherin S G, & Makloph MG. (2021). Does Virtual Brain Autopsy Could be Used as a Clue for Detection of Personal Identity?. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 2874-2880. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14806