PURPOSE: To develop an automated method for the detection of retinal hemorrhages on color fundus images to characterize malarial retinopathy, which may help in the assessment of patients with cerebral malaria. METHODS: A fundus image dataset from 14 patients (200 fundus images, with an average of 14 images per patient) previously diagnosed with malarial retinopathy was examined. We developed a pattern recognition-based algorithm, which extracted features from image watershed regions called sp...Expand abstract
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Automated detection of malarial retinopathy-associated retinal hemorrhages.
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