Deep Learning vs. Human Graders for Classifying Severity Levels of Diabetic Retinopathy in a Real-World Nationwide Screening Program

10/18/2018
by   Paisan Raumviboonsuk, et al.
0

Deep learning algorithms have been used to detect diabetic retinopathy (DR) with specialist-level accuracy. This study aims to validate one such algorithm on a large-scale clinical population, and compare the algorithm performance with that of human graders. 25,326 gradable retinal images of patients with diabetes from the community-based, nation-wide screening program of DR in Thailand were analyzed for DR severity and referable diabetic macular edema (DME). Grades adjudicated by a panel of international retinal specialists served as the reference standard. Across different severity levels of DR for determining referable disease, deep learning significantly reduced the false negative rate (by 23 (2

READ FULL TEXT

Authors

page 31

10/04/2021

Blindness (Diabetic Retinopathy) Severity Scale Detection

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a severe complication of diabetes that can ...
07/28/2021

Retinal Microvasculature as Biomarker for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases

Purpose: To demonstrate that retinal microvasculature per se is a reliab...
07/25/2021

Distributional Shifts in Automated Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Deep learning-based models are developed to automatically detect if a re...
01/26/2021

Evidence Based Prediction and Progression Monitoring on Retinal Images from Three Nations

Purpose: The aim of this work is to demonstrate how a retinal image anal...
10/04/2017

Grader variability and the importance of reference standards for evaluating machine learning models for diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema are common complica...
05/30/2020

Blended Multi-Modal Deep ConvNet Features for Diabetic Retinopathy Severity Prediction

Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) is one of the major causes of visual impairmen...
08/15/2021

Two Eyes Are Better Than One: Exploiting Binocular Correlation for Diabetic Retinopathy Severity Grading

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the most common eye conditions among...
This week in AI

Get the week's most popular data science and artificial intelligence research sent straight to your inbox every Saturday.