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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2016, Article ID 6259047, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6259047
Research Article

Reliability of Using Retinal Vascular Fractal Dimension as a Biomarker in the Diabetic Retinopathy Detection

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2University Eye Clinic Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
3Department of Biomedical and Information Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China

Received 27 November 2015; Accepted 17 August 2016

Academic Editor: Ana Raquel Santiago

Copyright © 2016 Fan Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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