Scientific Papers

Over the last 10 years, the Virtopsy team has published around 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles.


Click here for ZORA repository (University of Zurich)

[current list of ~100]


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[current list of ~100]

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Click here for a list of all Pubmed listed articles


Click here for a list of all Scopus listed articles

Google Scholar

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Gil Brogdon”s standard textbook “Brogdon’s Forensic Radiology” (CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, 2nd ed. 2010) which was edited by Gil Brodon, Michael Thali and Mark Viner provides an excellent overview of forensic radiology and features several chapters on Virtopsy.Click here to order the book online through

The textbook “The Virtopsy Approach” (CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, 1st ed. 2009) which was edited by Michael Thali, Richard Dirnhofer and Peter Vock provides in-depth information on forensic imaging.Click here to order the book online through

News articles

There are numerous articles in the popular press on Virtopsy and Forensic Imaging. A selection of articles is provided here:


3D-printable materials

  • Post-mortem CT-angiography (PMCTA)-related materials [link]
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