Find Your Perfect Forensic Autopsy Room Equipment

A forensic autopsy room is a specialised place where autopsies are performed and is equipped to meet the needs of forensic autopsy work. Autopsies require special treatment of the deceased and the necessary equipment and tools to ensure safety, hygiene and consideration. Therefore these equipments should have a certain humane design to reflect the respect for the deceased and reduce the harm to the remains of the deceased.

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Here is a list of autopsy equipment:

1. Autopsy Table

An autopsy table is the core equipment of a forensic autopsy room.

How to choose an autopsy table?

Material: corrosion-resistant, easy to clean and other characteristics. Commonly used materials for autopsy tables include stainless steel, stone, etc.
Size: to meet the needs of forensic anatomy. In general, the length of the dissection table should be more than 2 metres, the width should be more than 1 metre.
Height: the height should be appropriate, so that the forensic doctors to carry out anatomical operations. In general, the height of the dissection table should be between 80cm and 100cm.
Function: The autopsy table should have the functions of fixing the body, drainage and sewage.

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Common types of autopsy tables:

Ⅰ. Ordinary autopsy table: used for general forensic autopsy work, mainly used for the appearance of the corpse to check, preliminary dissection and so on. The function of ordinary dissection table is relatively simple, usually does not have the fixed corpse, drainage, ventilation and other functions.

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GA204 Height Adjustable Autopsy Table



II. Pathological autopsy table: applicable to pathological autopsy work, with fixed body, drainage, ventilation and other functions.

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GA2003B Pathological Autopsy Table


Ⅲ. Forensic judicial autopsy table: applicable to forensic judicial autopsy work, with fixed corpse, drainage, ventilation and other functions, and anti-corrosion, leakage and other characteristics.

When choosing dissection table, it should be chosen according to the actual demand of forensic anatomy room.


2. Anatomical Instrument

It is an indispensable tool in the forensic dissection process and should be sharp, durable and easy to clean. Anatomical instruments are usually made of stainless steel or other corrosion-resistant materials.

Anatomical instruments include: scalpel, anatomical scissors, anatomical saw, anatomical forceps, anatomical hook, anatomical bone saw, etc. It’s mainly used to sample cadaver tissue.

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GA206 Anatomy Dissection Tools


3. Corpse Freezer

Corpse freezer is an important equipment in forensic autopsy room, which is used for storing corpses, organs and tissues, etc. The application of cadaver freezer can effectively prolong the preservation time of corpses and provide convenience for forensic autopsy.

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Ⅰ. Cadaver storage: to store the dead body so that the forensic pathologist can perform the autopsy at the right time. The temperature of the cadaver freezer is generally controlled below -18℃, which can effectively prevent the corpses from rotting.
II. Organ and tissue storage: used to store the organs and tissues of the deceased so that forensic doctors can carry out testing and identification. The temperature of the cadaver freezer is generally controlled below -20℃, which can effectively preserve the form and structure of organs and tissues.
Ⅲ. Sample storage: storage of cadaveric physical examination materials for forensic laboratory analysis. The temperature of the cadaver freezer is generally controlled below -20℃, which can effectively prevent the samples from corruption and deterioration.

Why choose a corpse freezer?
Extend the preservation time of the corpse: it can reduce the corruption rate of the corpse to several times or even dozens of times, thus extending the preservation time of the corpse.
Provide convenience for forensic autopsy: it can provide a constant temperature and humidity environment for forensic doctors, which is conducive to forensic doctors to carry out autopsy operations.
Improve the efficiency of forensic dissection: cadaver freezer can reduce the time of forensic dissection, thus improving the efficiency of forensic dissection.

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GA309 9 Corpse Freezer

The application of corpse freezer in forensic anatomy room is an important guarantee for forensic anatomy work. The selection of cadaver freezers should be made according to the actual needs of forensic autopsy rooms to ensure the safe preservation of corpses and samples.

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4. Scrub Sink

An autopsy scrub sink is a specialised sink for forensic pathologists to scrub their hands and instruments before and after performing an autopsy.
Many countries and states have regulations that require autopsy pathologists to use an autopsy scrub sink before and after performing an autopsy. It provides a way for pathologists to thoroughly clean their hands and instruments before and after autopsies, thereby reducing the risk of infection.

Wash sinks are usually made of stainless steel to prevent corrosion.
Storage compartments are usually used to store instruments, supplies, waste and other items.
Sturdy frames are made of steel or other durable materials.

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BSS100 Stainless Steel Scrub Sink Station Wall Mounted Scrub Sink



5. Suction Unit

The suction unit is an essential tool in the dissection process, and its correct use can effectively guarantee the safety and efficiency of dissection work.
It can suck out wastes such as blood, body fluids and tissue fragments from the dissection area by vacuum suction to keep the dissection area clean and dry.
It prevents these wastes from splashing on the anatomist and causing infection. During the dissection process, the anatomist often comes into contact with blood, body fluids and other harmful substances, which may lead to infection and disease if not protected. The suction device can effectively protect the anatomist from infection and safeguard the anatomist’s health.

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YX980D Suction Unit


8. Air Purifier

Air purifiers in the autopsy room are essential equipment to help protect the health of the autopsy personnel and prevent the spread of disease. Autopsy rooms produce large amounts of harmful airborne particles, such as blood, body fluids, and tissue debris. These particles may contain harmful bacteria and viruses that can cause infection.

The air purifier in the autopsy room should be strategically located to ensure that all air in the room is filtered. It is also important to change the filter regularly and properly maintain the air purifier.

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Air Purifier


After an autopsy is completed, the dissection area should be cleaned immediately to prevent the spread of bacteria and viruses. The choice of disinfectant should be based on the purpose and type of autopsy. Anatomical records should record in detail all the details of the anatomical process, including anatomical methods, anatomical results, etc. The disposal of the body should be carried out in accordance with local laws and regulations, generally including cremation, burial, donation and other ways.

Find us to help you find the most suitable autopsy room equipment to effectively guarantee safe, efficient and accurate forensic autopsies. We will provide you with professional consultation and advice based on your specific needs. We look forward to working with you to provide you with the best quality autopsy room equipment solutions.

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Height Adjustable Autopsy Table

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Pathological Autopsy Table

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Anatomy Dissection Tools

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Corpse Freezer

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Stainless Steel Scrub Sink Station

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Wall Mounted Scrub Sink

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Suction Unit

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Air Purifier