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>Journals >Gaceta Médica de México >Year 2009, Issue 4


Cicero R, Criales JL, Cardoso M
Leonardo da Vinci, el primer imagenólogo del cuerpo humano. Una breve nota sobre las imágenes del tórax óseo
Gac Med Mex 2009; 145 (4)

Language: Español
References: 9
Page: 349-350
PDF: 103.08 Kb.


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ABSTRACT

The impressive development of computed tomography (CT) techniques such as the three dimensional helical CT produces a spatial image of the thoracic skull. At the beginning of the 16th century Leonardo da Vinci drew with great precision the thorax oseum. These drawings show an outstanding similarity with the images obtained by three dimensional helical CT. The cumbersome task of the Renaissance genius is a prime example of the careful study of human anatomy. Modern imaging techniques require perfect anatomic knowledge of the human body in order to generate exact interpretations of images. Leonardo’s example is alive for anybody devoted to modern imaging studies.


Key words: Thorax oseum, three dimensional helical computed tomography.


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