Possible death mechanisms other than respiratory asphyxia in a suicidal hanging case


ARSLAN M. N. , MELEZ D. O. , GULBEYAZ H., HOSUKLER B., ŞAM B., Koc S.

ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE, cilt.21, ss.169-172, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4323/rjlm.2013.169
  • Dergi Adı: ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.169-172

Özet

Hanging is the most common suicide method that has seen in the routine autopsy practice. Known mechanisms of death include asphyxiation due to airway obstruction, cerebral ischemia due to arterial blockage, vagal inhibition (reflex cardiac arrest) due to carotid sinus compression, congestion due to venous blockage, fractures in cervical vertebral column with the cord injury.