MRI on the WWW: morbid curiosity!

Eugene Leitl Eugene.Leitl at
Fri Jan 3 01:33:47 EST 1997

On Wed, 1 Jan 1997, clara wrote:
> I have MS and am in possession one of my own MRI head scans.  My neuro
> nurse mentioned to me when I last saw her that - apparently - an
> executed prisoner in the US "donated" his body to medics, who did an MRI
> scan of it and put it on the WWW.

I think you are referring to the Visible Human Project. It wasn't MRI, 
though, it was strictly freezy-freezy, slicey-slicey. Camera on top. I 
think Voxelman can render the VH data sets (at least they say it on some 
site of theirs). I heard it rumored the homicidal (he looks it, too, every 
inch) Adam will soon have an equally bad, bad Eve (but in better 
resolution, and technicolor ;) to join him in the virtual Valhal.

> Does anyone know the page?  I find the results of MRI scans fascinating

Out of curiosity, was your voxel set in DICOM?

> (especially my own!), and would love to look at the whole body  Call me
> Morticia it you like :)

I undestand you wholly, I have a xerox of my head (anatomical, and fMRI) as 
well, floating on some optical disk somewhere. Must DAT it, soon. Another 
slice, anyone? 

> I'd be pleased to hear from anyone who knows of the page.

I suggest AltaVista "visible+human+project".....
> Thank you.
>         -- 
> Clara
> "I have been here before" . . . J B Priestly


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