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Ensemble of deep convolutional neural networks is more accurate and reliable than board-certified ophthalmologists at detecting multiple diseases in retinal fundus photographs

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  • Prashant U Pandey School of Biomedical Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Brian G Ballios Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Kensington Vision and Research Centre and Kensington Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Panos G Christakis Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Kensington Vision and Research Centre and Kensington Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alexander J Kaplan Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David J Mathew Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Kensington Vision and Research Centre and Kensington Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephan Ong Tone Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael J Wan Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jonathan A Micieli Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Kensington Vision and Research Centre and Kensington Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Ophthalmology, St. Michael's Hospital, Unity Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jovi C Y Wong Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jovi C Y Wong, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; jovi.wong{at}mail.utoronto.ca
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Pandey PU, Ballios BG, Christakis PG, et al
Ensemble of deep convolutional neural networks is more accurate and reliable than board-certified ophthalmologists at detecting multiple diseases in retinal fundus photographs

Publication history

  • Received July 7, 2022
  • Accepted January 11, 2023
  • First published January 31, 2023.
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February 21, 2024

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