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Hospital autopsy basics, with guest Robert Stoppacher, MD, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Procedure to establish a cause of death can yield useful information

Clinical autopsies -- the kind done routinely in hospitals, not the kind seen on cop shows -- and the types of information they provide are explained by pathologist Robert Stoppacher, MD. He explains the value of seeking a cause of death and what's involved. Stoppacher oversees the University Hospital Autopsy Service at Upstate.