Open medical image data

The human data in this dataset is of me, Erik Smistad, and no other individuals. I make all this data available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License:

You are free:

  • To Share: To copy, distribute and use the database.
  • To Create: To produce works from the database.
  • To Adapt: To modify, transform and build upon the database.

As long as you:

  • Attribute: You must attribute any public use of the database, or works produced from the database, in the manner specified in the license. For any use or redistribution of the database, or works produced from it, you must make clear to others the license of the database and keep intact any notices on the original database.


Most of the data is in metaimage format (.mhd/.raw/.zraw files).

A zip file (~1 GB) with all the data described below can be downloaded from one of these sites:

If you want to download only specific parts of the data, use the links below.

Computed Tomography (CT)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

  • Abdomen


2D Ultrasound

  • Femoral region, covering the femoral nerve and artery
  • Heart Download
  • Carotid artery

3D Ultrasound

  • 3D recording of a ball in water.