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a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis

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But Anne claims Kevin was alive at 4pm and did not die from traumatic asphyxia.
The coroner said a Home Office pathologist found Sgt Powell had died of multiple injuries, and Sgt McLaren of traumatic asphyxia.
Two prosecution pathologists said he died of traumatic asphyxia - similar to the crush victims of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster of April 1989 - where he could not breath and there was a lack of oxygen and blood to the brain.
A post-mortem gave the cause of death as traumatic asphyxia caused by crushing.
Andrew, a car assembly line worker at Longbridge in Birmingham, died from traumatic asphyxia at the fateful FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest.
It was claimed that Mr Hughes suffered traumatic asphyxia, similar to the crush injuries suffered by the Hillsborough Stadium victims.
During the five-week trial the court heard the prosecution allege Mr Hughes suffered traumatic asphyxia, similar to the crush injuries suffered by the Hillsborough Stadium victims.
30pm a large section of the original pebble concrete foundation fell directly on to both of the deceased, who died from traumatic asphyxia.
The pathologist said everyone had died from traumatic asphyxia, which is what would happen if you were trapped in the bottom of a lift shaft and a lift fell on you.
Mr Hughes died of traumatic asphyxia at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor.
The panel's report stated: "The detailed review of all post mortem reports casts significant doubt on the single unvarying pattern, described consistently during the 'mini-inquests', of traumatic asphyxia causing unconsciousness within seconds, followed inevitably by death within a few minutes.
Two pathologists concluded Mr Hughes died of traumatic asphyxia, crush injuries causing an inability to breath.
The prosecution allege 32-year-old Mr Hughes died at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd of terrible crush injuries when Parry and his colleague Rhodri Thomas pinned him down on the road outside causing traumatic asphyxia.
A post-mortem revealed Mr Hughes died from traumatic asphyxia.
Dr Martin Walshaw told Mold Crown Court he did not believe Hywel Hughes died of traumatic asphyxia after being crushed by two doormen.