Optimal Detection and Decision-Support Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy
"Medical Data Acquisition and Image Processing"
The ultimate goal of the Imageret project is to develop new imaging hardware and novel image processing methods to efficiently and reliably assist in medical decision making in diabetic retinopathy diagnosis.
The goal can be achieved by combining the knowledge from medical science, optics, and image processing and via the scientific research provide new results to be used in medics. Furthermore, by educating new young masters and doctors within the field of medical image processing and medical image acquisition the future requirements of the health care can be met.
- DiaRetDB -
Standard Diabetic Retinopathy Database
- FunIA -
Fundus Image Analysis
- FunImaging -
Development of Fundus Imaging
- DiagSupport -
Support of Diagnosis and Decision Making
- RETINA - Retinal Image Analysis
Project received significant funding from the FinnWell Technology Program coordinated by the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, Tekes, and from the industrial partners.
The results of ImageRet were presented in a public closing seminar on Wednesday, January 14, 2008 in Tampere. The presentations were given by prof. Heikki Kälviäinen/LUT, Prof. Hannu Uusitalo/KuY/TaY, MSc Tomi Kauppi/LUT, and MSc Pauli Fält/UJo.
The project officially ended February 28, 2009. The scientific results will be finished during the year 2009. During the project, a prototype of a new eye fundus camera was developed, several eye fundus image databases related to diabetic retinopathy were released, and automatic image analysis methods were developed. The technology and knowhow is being transferred to product development.
|Lappeenranta University of Technology|
|Lasse Lensufirstname.lastname@example.org||WWW||Project manager, post-doc researcher|
|Joni Kämäräinenemail@example.com||WWW||Post-doc researcher|
|Tomi Kauppifirstname.lastname@example.org||WWW||Post-graduate researcher|
|University of Kuopio|
|Hannu Uusitaloemail@example.com||WWW||Research director|
|Valentina Kalesnykienefirstname.lastname@example.org||WWW||Post-graduate researcher|
|University of Joensuu|
|Jouni Hiltunenemail@example.com||WWW||Laboratory engineer|
|Pauli Fältfirstname.lastname@example.org||WWW||Post-graduate researcher|
Source code / executables
- ImgAnnoTool - Image Annotation Tool (contact Lasse Lensu for more information)
- DIARETDB0 - Standard Diabetic Retinopathy Database (depricated)
- DIARETDB1 - Standard Diabetic Retinopathy Database (depricated)
- DIARETDB1 V2.1 - Standard Diabetic Retinopathy Database
|Current Perspectives of Diabetic Retinopathy||Very good description of the problem we are dealing with (with images)|
|European Vision Research||Health science oriented portal for vision research in EU|
|The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology||Health science oriented portal for vision research in USA and worldwide|
|Other research groups|
|Cercia Center, University of Birmingham||Taken spectral fundus images (see facilities)|
|Kestrel Corporation||Investigates multi-spectral fundus imaging device|
|School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham||Image analysis, retinopathy, spectral imaging|
|Messidor||Diabetic retinopathy evaluation|
|Conferences and meetings|
|Engineering the Eye II: Imaging the Retina||Retinal function, retinal disease, and advances in optical imaging|
|Medical Image Data Types and XML|
|David Clunie's Medical Image Format Site||You find everything you need to know|
|XML Validation Form||Can be used to validate XML code|
|HL7||Standardisation organisation for healthcare IT|
|Multiple expert annotation fusion|
|STAPLE||Simultaneous Truth and Performance Level Estimation|
|Medical imaging libs and software|
|ITK||ITK Insight Toolkit|
|Kitware||Various usefull toolkit and libraries|
|Teem||Various tools to process medical image data (e.g. NRRD format)|
Do not hesitate to to contact authors (e-mail, etc.) in order to retrieve copies or reprints of the following publications.