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Cost-effectiveness of digital surveillance clinics with optical coherence tomography versus hospital eye service follow-up for patients with screen-positive maculopathy

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Background Annually 2.7 million individuals are offered screening for diabetic retinopathy (DR) in England. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) has the potential to relieve pressure on NHS services by correctly identifying patients who are screen positive for maculopathy on two-dimensional photography without evidence of clinically significant macular oedema (CSMO), limiting the number of referrals to hospitals. We aim to assess whether the addition of SDOCT... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41433-018-0297-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Stratton, IM More by this author
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Eye Journal website
Volume:
33
Pages:
640–647
Publication date:
2018-11-30
Acceptance date:
2018-10-21
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EISSN:
1476-5454
ISSN:
0950-222X
Pubs id:
pubs:952855
URN:
uri:7e3e4af9-de02-48e9-9961-b539b43a18b8
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uuid:7e3e4af9-de02-48e9-9961-b539b43a18b8
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pubs:952855
Language:
English

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