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Detection of anaemia from retinal images

A deep-learning algorithm trained with retinal images and subject metadata from the UK Biobank predicts blood-haemoglobin levels.

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Fig. 1: Prediction of haemoglobin levels via deep learning.

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Y.C.T. and C.Y.C. declare no competing interests. T.Y.W. is a co-inventor of a patent on various deep-learning systems in ophthalmology; potential conflicts of interests are managed according to institutional policies of the Singapore Health System (SingHealth) and the National University of Singapore.

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Tham, YC., Cheng, C.Y. & Wong, T.Y. Detection of anaemia from retinal images. Nat Biomed Eng 4, 2–3 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-019-0504-2

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