Sunday, December 16, 2018

Autopsy / Forensic Pathology Experts

An Autopsy, also known as a post-mortem examination, necropsy, or obduction, is a medical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse to determine the cause and manner of death and to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present. It is usually performed by a specialized medical doctor called a pathologist.

Autopsies are either performed for legal or medical purposes.  A forensic autopsy is carried out when the cause of death may be a criminal matter, while a clinical or academic autopsy is performed to find the medical cause of death and is used in cases of unknown or uncertain death, or for research purposes.  Autopsies can be further classified into cases where external examination suffices, and those where the body is dissected and an internal examination is conducted. Permission from next of kin may be required for internal autopsy in some cases.  Once an internal autopsy is complete the body is reconstituted by sewing it back together.

Call today (or complete the contact form) for a free consultation with one of our Medical Directors to discuss your case needs and learn more about Autopsy / Forensic Pathology Experts in our network. 

 

AMFS maintains the most comprehensive network of pre-qualified medical experts in all specialties.  Our in-house Medical Directors are prepared to consult, recommend and arrange for medical analysis and testimony as required for your case.

Our extensive experience and vast network of physicians enable us to rapidly identify and interview potential medical experts on your behalf and provide you with the C.V.s of those who are best suited to your case.


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