Is digital image compression acceptable within diabetic retinopathy screening?

  title={Is digital image compression acceptable within diabetic retinopathy screening?},
  author={Ansu Basu and Ali D Kamal and Waheeda Illahi and Muhammad. Khan and Panagiota Stavrou and Robert Elford John Ryder},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  volume={20 9},
AIMS The National Screening Committee (NSC), whilst recommending the use of digital mydriatic retinal photography for diabetic retinopathy screening, has not yet accepted the use of digitally compressed images for grading. By greatly reducing the file size, however, compression of images is invaluable for storage and for its rapid transmission across computer networks. We undertook a study to compare the different levels of JPEG compression with the original bit-mapped image to determine… CONTINUE READING
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