Image-quality standardization for diabetic retinopathy screening

Taylor, David J, Goatman,, Keith A, Gregory, Adam, Histed, Mark, Martin, Christian N, Warburton, Trevor J and Scanlon, Peter H ORCID: 0000-0001-8513-710X (2009) Image-quality standardization for diabetic retinopathy screening. Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 4 (5). pp. 469-476. doi:10.1586/eop.09.39

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Abstract

Screening for diabetic eye disease in the UK relies on the correct interpretation of a digital retinal image to identify pathological features in the retina. The lesions that mark the early stages of disease are small, and a number of nonharmful features of similar appearance may confound detection. Early recognition of pathology and prompt treatment can preserve sight. It is, therefore, essential that each component of the digital imaging system is of a sufficient standard to maximize the probability of early detection. The imaging pathway between the patient’s eye and a final diagnostic outcome is discussed in this article, with reference to appropriate national standards for equipment and processes.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA645.A-Z Individual diseases or groups of diseases, A-Z > RA645.D54 Diabetes
R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport and Exercise
Research Priority Areas: Health, Life Sciences, Sport and Wellbeing
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2016 12:24
Last Modified: 03 Sep 2020 16:55
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3294

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