Comparison of Film and Digital Fundus Photographs in Eyes of Individuals with Diabetes Mellitus
Sapna Gangaputra, Talat Almukhtar, Adam R Glassman, Lloyd Paul Aiello, Neil Bressler, Susan B Bressler, Ronald P Danis, Matthew D Davis
INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE | ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC | Published : 2011
PURPOSE: To compare grading of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) from stereoscopic film versus stereoscopic digital photographs obtained from a subset of Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net) participants. METHODS: In this photographic media comparison study, digital and film images were obtained at a single study visit from some of the subjects enrolled in active DRCR.net clinical study protocols. Digital camera systems and digital and film photographers were certified to obtain images according to standard procedures. Images were graded for DR severity and DME in a masked fashion by Fundus Photograph Reading Center (Madison, WI) graders. Agreeme..View full abstract
Awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Awarded by NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE
Supported by a cooperative agreement from the National Eye Institute and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services Grants EY14231, EY018817, and EY14229.