Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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Grants

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


Funding Acknowledgements

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.