AUTOPSY Photo essay from hospital. Forensic medicine. Autopsy room. Body on the dissection table. Two forensic doctors. A long scalpel cut to open (saggital cut) the trunk entirely from the basis of the neck to the suprapublic region. Here, the adipose and muscular planes are separated by the forensic doctors equipped with a forceps and a scalpel to access to the costal plastron (rib cage). Adult female corpse.
AUTOPSY Photo essay from hospital. Forensic medicine. Autopsy room. Body on the dissection table and forensic doctor at work. Extract of the brain, the heart, the lungs, the liver, the spleen, the kidneys, the suprarenal glands, the uterus and the buccal cavity (pharynx-larynx) for analysis. Adult female corpse.
Morgue autopsy area. Autopsy area in a hospital morgue or mortuary. This is where post-mortems are carried out to help determine a patient's cause of death. Photographed in the UK.
Morgue storage area. Cadaver storage area in a hospital morgue or mortuary. This is where dead bodies (cadavers) are stored in refrigerated units before post-mortems are carried out to help determine the cause of death. Photographed in the UK.
Mortuary. Mortuary worker with a hydraulic body lifting trolley by the refrigerated chambers used to hold dead bodies awaiting an autopsy.
Eye pathology examination. Illustration of an excised diseased eye that has been removed for examination by a pathologist.
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The firm of undertakers in the hospital carries the deceased to another place, France.
Dissection of a brain.
^BMODEL RELEASED^b. ^BAutopsy examination.^b Pathologists dissecting a corpse during an autopsy examination in a mortuary. An autopsy is performed to find the cause of death, especially if it was sudden or suspicious, or to increase the understanding of a fatal disease.