A new series of educational images will give medical students the ability to see three-dimensional images of prepared prosection cadaver studies that typically are only found in medical school dissection laboratories.

San Jose, Calif.-based Anatomage is introducing the 3D prosection data series to its Table collection, featuring content from 80 regions of the body—the material is annotatable and accessible for classroom sessions. The company specializes in creating three-dimensional content developed from real human anatomy.

With the recently released collection of three-dimensional images, students will be able to view, engage and interact with “medical-school-level material,” which approximates the dissection experience they have in medical schools.

Prosections are done by demonstrators who do the procedure on a cadaver with specific skills in leaving organs or body parts intact and undamaged. By contrast, dissections are hands-on procedures that give students experience in procedures, but typically aren’t intended to provide perfect viewable glimpses of organs or body parts.

The addition of prosection content thus helps medical students visualize more medical school course material—anatomy prosections that normally are only seen in cadaver labs now will be available in Anatomage’s Table library. The imaging was created by the company’s exclusive photo scanning technology and developed in partnership with a leading medical school.

"By including real-life 3D prosections on the Anatomage Table, we're taking another step forward in providing schools with the most advanced medical school-level content without the cost of dissection labs," said Jack Choi, CEO of Anatomage.

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