Sectional phantoms, with the anatomic and radio-fidelity of RSD's Take-Apart Pixy, are used widely in teaching/training, with many other applications. They represent an average male 5 ft. 9 in. tall (175 cm), with a weight of 162 lbs (74 kg). They are rugged, easily transported and shatter-proof.
Sectional phantoms do not replace simple geometric phantoms that are used to evaluate individual characteristics of an imaging system. They provide comprehensive evaluation of the imaging system and imaging techniques under realistic conditions.