In 1995, the Visible Human Project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine pubished a set of 1878 photographic, transverse (axial) cross-sectional images of a a frozen male body, along with corresponding CT and MRI images. In contrast to radiological images, the photographs show the real colors of the human anatomy. These data were used to create 3D models and interactive 3D anatomical atlases of unprecedented detail and realism.
Torso and Inner Organs (2000)
Reanimating the Visible Human (video, 1997)
- Thomas Schiemann, Ulf Tiede, Karl Heinz Höhne: Segmentation of the Visible Human for high quality volume based visualization. Medical Image Analysis 1, 4 (1997), 263-271.
- Ulf Tiede, Thomas Schiemann, Karl Heinz Höhne: Visualizing the Visible Human. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications 16, 1 (1996), 7-9.
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