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  1. A preliminary study of changes in scalp impedance during the early post-mortem period in rats.

    Article - En anglais

    An accurate and reproducible technique was used for estimation of scalp impedance (1 kHz) in each of eight rat cadavers, maintained at 9.0±0.7°C, during the I to 144 hour post-mortem period.

    Scalp impedance increased non-linearly, and in a bimodal manner, between 24 and 144 hours post-mortem.

    The relationship between scalp impedance and post-mortem interval, and the degree of individual variation in the time course of impedance change, were such that scalp impedance is unlikely to be a suitable tool for estimation of time since death.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Impédance électrique, Tête, Mort, Postmortem, Intervalle, Précoce, Médecine légale, Evolution, Rat, Rodentia, Mammalia, Vertebrata, Animal, Modèle animal

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Electrical impedance, Head, Death, Postmortem, Interval, Early, Legal medicine, Evolution, Rat, Rodentia, Mammalia, Vertebrata, Animal, Animal model

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0311027

    Code Inist : 002B30A10. Création : 16/11/1999.