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The Visible Human Male: A Technical Report

Victor Spitzer PhD, Michael J. Ackerman PhD, Ann L. Scherzinger PhD, David Whitlock MD, PhD
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jamia.1996.96236280 118-130 First published online: 1 March 1996


The National Library of Medicine's Visible Human Male data set consists of digital magnetic resonance (MR), computed tomography (CT), and anatomic images derived from a single male cadaver. The data set is 15 gigabytes in size and is available from the National Library of Medicine under a no-cost license agreement. The history of the Visible Human Male cadaver and the methods and technology to produce the data set are described.