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Agreement in glaucoma type diagnosis between referring and referred ophthalmologists

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The dataset generated during the current study is available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.


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This work was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI Grant Number 20K18382 (MM).

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MM conceived and designed the trial. MM was the chief investigator and oversaw the trial throughout. MM, HF, and TO gathered the data and MM monitored all data. MM performed the analyses. All authors contributed to the data interpretation, drafting of the report, and determination of its content. All authors approved the final version.

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Correspondence to Masato Matsuo.

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The institutional review board (IRB) of Shimane University Hospital reviewed and approved the research (No. 20080911–1). All research adhered to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki.

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Matsuo, M., Fukuda, H., Omura, T. et al. Agreement in glaucoma type diagnosis between referring and referred ophthalmologists. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2021).

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