What Mr. Wohlers is referring to is the "Visible Man" project by NIH. You
can check out the web site at
or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to get more information about this
project. They have complete sets of both CT and MRI data.
Tien-Min Gabriel Chu e-mail:email@example.com
Materials Science and Engineering Office:313-747-1132
Biologic and Material Sciences Fax :313-763-4788
University of Michigan http://www-personal.engin.umich.edu/~ctmin
On 9 Feb 1996, Terry Wohlers wrote:
> Elaine wrote:
> > I have a user that needs either CT or MRI data of the chest cavity.
> > Is there a ftp site for such data somewhere in the world?
> You might be able to get cross section data of a real chest from Dr. David
> Alciatore (firstname.lastname@example.org) of Colorado State University.
> He's here in Fort Collins. Dave and others are reconstructing a human thorax
> from cross section data taken from a frozen cadaver. They froze a body in a
> gel and then cut 1 mm slices (as I recall), digitally photographing each slice
> as they go. Although it's not CT or MRI data, it might be better. Fascinating
> work, huh!
> Terry Wohlers
> Wohlers Associates
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