These images give an impression of the quality and functionality of the virtual heart model generated from the Visible Human data. Among others, it was used to simulate the excitation patterns of the beating heart.
For images of the heart inside the thorax, have a look at the torso and inner organs.
- Jan Freudenberg, Thomas Schiemann, Ulf Tiede, Karl Heinz Höhne: Simulation of cardiac excitation patterns in a three-dimensional anatomical heart atlas. Computers in Biology and Medicine 30, 4 (2000), 191-205.
- Thomas Schiemann, Jan Freudenberg, Bernhard Pflesser, Andreas Pommert, Kay Priesmeyer, Martin Riemer, Rainer Schubert, Ulf Tiede, Karl Heinz Höhne: Exploring the Visible Human using the VOXEL-MAN framework . Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 24, 3 (2000), 127-132.
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