Sunday, October 2, 2016

Ötzi gets X-rays

Ötzi is the frozen corpse found in the alps in 1991, probably died 3300 B.C.

In this scan of his leg bones, the highlighted text in German reads "Not for primary diagnosis". After 5000 years buried in ice, "He's dead" seems a pretty safe diagnosis. (The software company makes versions for medical and scientific use - the one for scientific use isn't certified for medical use) 
From the PBS NOVA documentary "Ice Man Reborn:

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