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Table 3 Overview of group III patients with superior results on pmCT (additional findings on pmCT contributing to death but not majorly causing is marked bold)

From: Analysis of death in major trauma: value of prompt post mortem computed tomography (pmCT) in comparison to office hour autopsy

ID Cause of death - pmCT Cause of death - autopsy Region causing death
24 fracture orbita, midface fracture dens axis with displaced fragment into spinal canal disruption pericardium with pericardial tamponade lung contusion, bilateral pneumothorax, blood occluded airways, serial rib fractures laceration liver displaced hip joint/fracture acetabulum fracture orbita, midface disruption pericardium with pericardial tamponade lung contusion, bilateral pneumothorax, blood serial rib fractures, lung disruption, soft tissue bleeding laceration liver Skeletal system chest