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Title: Using a patient image archive to diagnose retinopathy

Abstract

Diabetes has become an epidemic that is expected to impact 365 million people worldwide by 2025. Consequently, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in the industrialized world today. If detected early, treatments can preserve vision and significantly reduce debilitating blindness. Through this research we are developing and testing a method for automating the diagnosis of retinopathy in a screening environment using a patient archive and digital fundus imagery. We present an overview of our content-based image retrieval (CBIR) approach and provide performance results for a dataset of 98 images from a study in Canada when compared to an archive of 1,355 patients from a study in the Netherlands. An aggregate performance of 89% correct diagnosis is achieved, demonstrating the potential of automated, web-based diagnosis for a broad range of imagery collected under different conditions and with different cameras.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [4]; ORCiD logo [1];  [5];  [5]
  1. ORNL
  2. University of Iowa
  3. University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK)
  4. Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  5. University of Alberta, Canada
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1005209
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: IEEE EMBC - Vancouver, , Canada - 9/1/2008 12:00:00 AM-
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; DIABETES MELLITUS; RETINA; IMAGES; PERFORMANCE; TESTING; INFORMATION SYSTEMS; INFORMATION RETRIEVAL; AUTOMATION; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES

Citation Formats

Tobin Jr, Kenneth, Abramoff, M.D., Chaum, Ed, Giancardo, Luca, Govindaswamy, Priya, Karnowski, Thomas, Tennant, M, and Swainson, Stephen. Using a patient image archive to diagnose retinopathy. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650445.
Tobin Jr, Kenneth, Abramoff, M.D., Chaum, Ed, Giancardo, Luca, Govindaswamy, Priya, Karnowski, Thomas, Tennant, M, & Swainson, Stephen. Using a patient image archive to diagnose retinopathy. United States. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650445.
Tobin Jr, Kenneth, Abramoff, M.D., Chaum, Ed, Giancardo, Luca, Govindaswamy, Priya, Karnowski, Thomas, Tennant, M, and Swainson, Stephen. Fri . "Using a patient image archive to diagnose retinopathy". United States. doi:10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650445.
@article{osti_1005209,
title = {Using a patient image archive to diagnose retinopathy},
author = {Tobin Jr, Kenneth and Abramoff, M.D. and Chaum, Ed and Giancardo, Luca and Govindaswamy, Priya and Karnowski, Thomas and Tennant, M and Swainson, Stephen},
abstractNote = {Diabetes has become an epidemic that is expected to impact 365 million people worldwide by 2025. Consequently, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in the industrialized world today. If detected early, treatments can preserve vision and significantly reduce debilitating blindness. Through this research we are developing and testing a method for automating the diagnosis of retinopathy in a screening environment using a patient archive and digital fundus imagery. We present an overview of our content-based image retrieval (CBIR) approach and provide performance results for a dataset of 98 images from a study in Canada when compared to an archive of 1,355 patients from a study in the Netherlands. An aggregate performance of 89% correct diagnosis is achieved, demonstrating the potential of automated, web-based diagnosis for a broad range of imagery collected under different conditions and with different cameras.},
doi = {10.1109/IEMBS.2008.4650445},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {8}
}

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