3) However, electronic medical records now make possible large-scale analyses of clinical and pathologic autopsy data
in ways not previously available.
The availability, training, and resources of investigators of unexplained natural deaths differ among institutions and jurisdictions and might account for differences in autopsy performance, testing capabilities, and reporting of autopsy data
To fill the knowledge gap, we conducted a follow-up study of pregnant women in rural Bangladesh to obtain verbal autopsy data
in the cases of early or late neonatal deaths, from which originating and direct causes were assigned.
suggest a prevalence of 20% in patients who die as a result of systemic cancer.
Based on autopsy data
, prevalence has been estimated to be 0.
However, in this analysis, to what extent autopsy data
were used in the classification of cause of death could not be determined.
They cite autopsy data
showing that mercury levels in the brain are about twice as high in people who have had amalgam fillings for many years as in people with no fillings.
Upon further review of autopsy data
, the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (D.
1) In response, we provide Table 1, which summarizes 2012 autopsy data
from 5 medical institutions that in aggregate reflect the current practice of fetal/neonatal autopsy among the US-based SPP membership in both academic and community practice settings.
from January 2009 to April 2012 was analyzed and only those cases were selected for the study where the cause of death was unnatural i.
1) Its stated frequency has most often been estimated by autopsy data
such that, in one series, two cases among 6,000 consecutive autopsies were identified.