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post-mortem

adjective After death noun A popular term for an autopsy, see there.
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THE pathologist who botched the post-mortem examination on newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson, who died in the G20 riots, was yesterday banned from working as a doctor.
Paul Struthers, head of communications for the British Horseracing Authority, said: "We can confirm that we will not be in a position to announce the results of the post-mortem examinations today (Monday).
The paper says that the post-mortem examination rate for England and Wales of 110,000 coronial autopsies for every 500,000 deaths is "between double and triple the rate in other jurisdictions.
Professor Derrick Pounder advised that up to 80,000 dissections in Wales and England could be avoided by adopting a system of post-mortem examinations used in Scotland.
He said pathologists "must not set aside their professional judgment for any of the parties involved during or after a post-mortem examination for reasons of expediency or anything else".
A full DNA profile was obtained from post-mortem examinations, but it has not found a match on the National DNA database and examinations of the body parts are yet to establish a cause of death.
POST-MORTEM examination tools used by a groundbreaking Warwickshire forensic scientist have gone on display.
The letter also says that coroner's post-mortem examinations will be carried out at Glangwili Hospital by Withybush mortuary staff.
The Echo has seen the Human Tissue Authority's (HTA) inspection report, which led to post-mortem examinations being relocated to Llandough Hospital.
Mr Cotter said: "I strongly suspect that the solicitors representing both parents will request further post-mortem examinations and that is realistically going to take some time.
A police spokeswoman said the post-mortem examination on Mrs Rahan had not yet taken place and the results were expected to be released later today.
Dr Williams, 58, carried out post-mortem examinations on the sons of solicitor Sally Clark who was freed by the Court of Appeal in 2003 after more than three years behind bars.