28 June 2016
Modern imaging technologies used for forensic and clinical post-mortem examinations

Improve fact-finding through forensic radiology

Radiology should have a permanent role in forensic medical examinations and in determining the cause of natural and unnatural death, according to professor Paul Hofman, who was appointed Professor of Forensic and Post-mortem Radiology at Maastricht University on Friday 24 June. In this capacity, professor Hofman is involved in a special field that uses modern imaging technologies to determine the cause of death. Maastricht UMC+ is currently the national centre of expertise in the Netherlands regarding forensic radiology.