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December 17, 1997

Atlas of the Visible Human Male: Reverse Engineering of the Human Body

Author Affiliations

Oregon Health Sciences University Portland

 

by Victor M. Spitzer and David G. Whitlock, 519 pp, with illus, $99.95, ISBN 0-7637-0273-0, paper $74.95, ISBN 0-7637-0347-8, Sudbury, Mass, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 1998.

JAMA. 1997;278(23):2118-2119. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03550230094052

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Abstract

Interactive Atlas of Human Anatomy, by Frank Netter, one CD-ROM, requirements: Windows 3.1: IBM-compatible, 486, Windows 3.1 or higher, 4MB RAM, 4MB available hard disk space, 13-in VGA monitor with 256 colors at 640x480 resolution, CD-ROM drive; Macintosh: System 6.0.8 or later with 68020 processor, 4MB RAM, 13-in color monitor with 256 colors minimum at 640x480, CD-ROM drive, documentation: 24-pp user's guide, $99.95, ISBN 0-914168-21-5, Summit, NJ, Ciba-Geigy Corp, 1995.

The Visible Human Project to develop a three-dimensional anatomical visualization of the entire human body, an entire virtual cadaver, now has an official photo atlas.

Atlas of the Visible Human Male, by Victor Spitzer and David Whitlock of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, features all 1878 full-color, crosssectional images from the Visible Human Dataset. It also offers nearly 1000 reconstructed coronal and sagittal images plus representative clinical scans and three-dimensional renderings.

The images were created by quartering, slicing

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