Forensic Medicine Unit
Heraklion University Hospital

26 Sept - 1 Oct 2022
the FMU hosts the FASE Basic Course and Symposium for the European Forensic Anthropology Society

28 September 2019
the Unit of forensics organizes th 2nd Forensic Medicine Conference

Sample publications

2023, IPPASOS: the first digital forensic information system in Greece. M. Kalochristianakis, A. Kontogiannis, D. Ε. Flouri, D. Nathena, K. Kanaki, E. F. Kranioti, Health Information Management Journal (HIMJ), 17:18333583221144664. doi: 10.1177/18333583221144664

2021, Forensic Recreation and Visual Representation of Greek Orthodox Church Saint Eftychios of Crete. Vidakis N, Petousis M, Nathena D, Kranioti EF, Manios A.Adv Exp Med Biol. 2021;1317:17-33. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-61125-5_2.PMID: 33945130

2021, Strengthening the role of forensic anthropology in personal identification: Position statement by the Board of the Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe (FASE). de Boer HH, Obertová Z, Cunha E, Adalian P, Baccino E, Fracasso T, Kranioti E, Lefévre P, Lynnerup N, Petaros A, Ross A, Steyn M, Cattaneo C.Forensic Sci Int. 2020 Oct;315:110456. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2020.110456. Epub 2020 Aug 8.PMID: 32866741

2021, Unenhanced PMCT in the diagnosis of fatal traumatic brain injury in a charred body. Kranioti EF, Nathena D, Spanakis K, Karantanas A, Bouhaidar R, McLaughlin S, Thali MJ, Ampanozi G.J Forensic Leg Med. 2021 Jan;77:102093. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2020.102093. Epub 2020 Dec 7.PMID: 33316735

2019, Age-Related Trends in the Trabecular Micro-Architecture of the Medial Clavicle: Is It of Use in Forensic Science?, Hannah McGivern, Charlene Greenwood, Nicholas Márquez-Grant, Elena F. Kranioti, Bledar Xhemali and Peter Zioupos1, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, vol. 7, no. 567,

2019, State of the art forensic techniques reveal evidence of interpersonal violence ca. 30,000 years ago. Kranioti EF, Grigorescu D, Harvati K. PLoS One. 3;14(7):e0216718. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216718. eCollection 2019.

2019, The Status of Forensic Anthropology in Europe and South Africa: Results of the 2016 FASE Questionnaire on Forensic Anthropology. Obertová Z, Adalian P, Baccino E, Cunha E, De Boer HH, Fracasso T, Kranioti E, Lefévre P, Lynnerup N, Petaros A, Ross A, Steyn M, Cattaneo C. J Forensic Sci. 64(4):1017-1025 doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.14016.

2019, Cranial blunt force trauma in relation to the victim's position: An experimental study using polyurethane bone spheres. Ruchonnet A, Diehl M, Tang YH, Kranioti EF. Forensic Sci Int. 2019; 301:350-357. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.05.051.

2019, Facial Soft Tissue Thickness Database for the Craniofacial Approximation of Cretan Adults. Somos CP, Rea PM, Shankland S, Kranioti EF. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2019;1138:71-86

2019, Metric variation of the tibia in the Mediterranean: Implications in forensic identification. Kranioti EF, Garcia-Donas JG, Karell MA, Cravo L, Ekizoglu O, Apostol M, Cunha E. Forensic Sci Int. 2019 Jun;299:223-228. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2019.03.044.

2019, The posterior portion of the ilium as sex indicator: a validation study. Bonczarowska JH, Bonicelli A, Papadomanolakis A, Kranioti EF. Forensic Science International 294:216.e1-216.e6.

2019, Forensic age diagnosis by Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the proximal humeral epiphysis. Ekizoglu O, Inci E, Ors S, Hocaoglu E, Ozgur Can I, Doruk Basa C, Eralp Kacmaz I, Kranioti EF. International Journal of Legal Medicine 133(1):249-256

2019, Applicability of T1-weighted MRI in the assessment of forensic age based on the epiphyseal closure of the humeral head. Ekizoglu O, Inci E, Ors S, Eralp Kacmaz I, Doruk Basa C, Ozgur Can I, Kranioti EF. International Journal of Legal Medicine 133(1):241-248.

2018, Cranial trauma in handgun executions: Experimental Data Using Polyurethane Proxies. Cameron S, Kranioti EF. Forensic Science International pp. 157-167

2017, Rib biomechanical properties exhibit diagnostic potential for accurate ageing in forensic investigations. Bonicelli A, Xhemali B, Kranioti EF, Zioupos P. PLOS ONE 12(5): e0176785.

2017, Suicidal self-stabbing: a report of 12 cases from Crete, Greece. Kranioti EF, Kastanaki A, Nathena D, Papadomanolakis A. Medicine Science and Law 57(3):124-129.

2017, Sexual dimorphism of the calcaneus in contemporary Cretans. Nathena D, Michopoulou E, Kranioti EF. Forensic Science International 2017; 277:260.e1-260.e8. doi:

2017, Sex estimation of the Tibia in Greek-Cypriots and Cretans: forensic applications. Kranioti EF, Langstaff H, García-Donas J, Almeida Prado PS. Forensic Science International 2017; 129.e1–129.e7

2016, A Novel Method for Pair-matching Using Three-dimensional Digital Models of Bone: Mesh-to-mesh Value Comparison. Karell MA, Langstaff H, Halazonetis DJ, Minghetti C, Frelat M, Kranioti EF. International Journal of Legal Medicine 2016; 130(5):1315-22. doi: 10.1007/s00414-016-1334-3.

2016, Inner ear morphology of the Cioclovina early modern European calvaria from Romania. Uhl A, Reyes-Centeno H, Grigorescu D., Kranioti EF, Harvati K. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2016:160(1):62-70. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22938

2015, Sexual dimorphism of the tibia in contemporary Greeks, Italians and Spanish: forensic implications. Kranioti EF, Apostol M, International Journal of Legal Medicine 129(2):357-63. doi: 10.1007/s00414-014-1045-6.

2015, The impact of economic austerity and prosperity events on suicide in Greece: a 30-year interrupted time-series analysis. Branas CC, Kastanaki AE, Michalodimitrakis M, Tzougas J, Kranioti EF, Theodorakis PN, Carr BG, Wiebe DJ. British Medical Journal Open 2015 2;5(1):e005619. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005619.

2013, Sexual dimorphism of the bony labyrinth: An age-independent sex estimation method. Osipov, B, Harvati K, Nathena D, Spanakis K, Karantanas A, Kranioti EF American Journal of Physycal Anthropology 151(2):290-301. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22279.

2013, Virtual Assessment of Perimortem and Postmortem Blunt Force Cranial Trauma. Fleming-Farrell D, Michailidis K, Karantanas A, Roberts N, Kranioti EF. Forensic Science International 10;229(1-3):162.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2013.03.032.

2012, Evaluation of coronary stenosis with the aid of quantitative image analysis in histological cross sections. Dulohery K, Papavdi A, Michalodimitrakis M, Kranioti EF. J Forensic Leg Med 19(8):485-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2012.04.024

2012, Sexual dimorphism of the scapula and the clavicle in modern Greeks. Papaioannou V, Joveneaux P, Nathena D, Kranioti EF, Michalodimitrakis M. Forensic Sci Int 2012 Apr 10;217(1-3):231.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2011.11.010.

2010, Suicide by pesticide poisoning: findings from the island of Crete, Greece. Kastanaki A, Kraniotis CF, Kranioti EF, Theodorakis P, Michalodimitrakis M. Crisis 2010;31(6):328-34.

2010, Suicides by firearms in the island of Crete. Kastanaki A, Kranioti EF, Papavdi A., Theodorakis P, Michalodimitrakis M. Crisis 2010:31(1):43-52.

2008, Craniometric analysis of the modern Cretans. Kranioti EF, İşcan MY, Michalodimitrakis M. Forensic Science International 180 (2-3):110.e1-5.

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December 2019