Deep neural network accurately predicts prognosis of ulcerative colitis using endoscopic images
Guarantor of the article: Kento Takenaka
Author contributions: KT, KO, and MW conceived and designed the study; KT, KO, and TF acquired the data; SO constructed the AI algorithm; KT analyzed and interpreted the data; KT drafted the manuscript; KO and RO critically revised the manuscript; and RO and MW supervised the study.
Financial support : This study was supported by the Cooperation Program between TMDU and Sony IP&S Inc., which helped us establish the AI algorithm.
Potential competing interests: SO is an employee of Sony IP&S Inc. However, she did not participate in data collection or analysis. KT has received research funding from Sony IP&S Inc.
We thank Shinji Watanabe and Shigeatsu Yoshioka from Sony IP&S Inc. for helping in the establishment of the DNUC algorithm
Writing Assistance: No one assisted in drafting the manuscript.