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CSIRO steps up diabetic eye disease AI software trial

George Nott | Sept. 14, 2017
Diabetic Retinopathy detection tech being rolled out to 20 clinics across Western Australia.

In 2015 CSIRO ran trials of his Remote-i invention - a low cost eye screening system which captures high resolution images of a patient's retina which are sent over satellite broadband to a city specialist for screening.

More than 1,000 patients from the Torres Strait Islands and southern Western Australia received a free GP appointment during the trial. The technology identified 68 patients who were at significant risk of going blind, including a number with macula edema.

 

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