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From vijay garla <vnga...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Synonymous terms
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:25:17 GMT
I'm curious as to how you decide which is 'the' preferred term; maybe this
is clear if you are just using SNOMED-CT.  However, if you use multiple
UMLS vocabularies, there can be multiple (or no) preferred terms among the
MRCONSO entries with the same CUI.

-vj


On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Masanz, James J. <Masanz.James@mayo.edu>wrote:

> Just in case it wasn't clear, when I said it only contains SNOMED-CT
> codes, I pointing out that it doesn't have entries for ICD9 or MeSH or NCI
> Thesaurus, even though those are used when doing the dictionary lookup.  I
> wasn't thinking about the codes vs. text part.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev-return-2126-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@ctakes.apache.org [mailto:
> dev-return-2126-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@ctakes.apache.org] On Behalf Of
> Chen, Pei
> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:17 AM
> To: dev@ctakes.apache.org; 'samir chabou'
> Subject: RE: Synonymous terms
>
> > if I need to get term name do I have to do a lookup on umls ?
> FYI: I was proposing adding an additional attribute to store the
> description/preferredText(term) [1] since this information is already
> available in the dictionary lookup.
> I think most folks would find this useful in additional to just saving the
> CUI/Code. Otherwise, they would have to do another lookup further
> downstream to get the description of the CUI/Code.
>
> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CTAKES-224
> --Pei
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Masanz, James J. [mailto:Masanz.James@mayo.edu]
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:57 AM
> > To: 'dev@ctakes.apache.org'; 'samir chabou'
> > Subject: RE: Synonymous terms
> >
> >
> > ontologyConceptArray only contains SNOMED-CT codes (except for
> > medications, where it contains RxNorm codes or CUIs)
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dev-return-2119-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@ctakes.apache.org
> > [mailto:dev-return-2119-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@ctakes.apache.org] On
> > Behalf Of samir chabou
> > Sent: Monday, October 21, 2013 6:59 PM
> > To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
> > Subject: Fw: Synonymous terms
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Monday, October 21, 2013 7:58:01 PM, samir chabou
> > <samirchb@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > Synonymous
> > terms
> >
> >
> >
> > Given a C0001621 I need to get its synonyms terms for example in MeSH,
> > ICD, SNOMED (as shown bellow)…Is that possible ?
> >
> >
> >
> > Synonymous
> > terms  Adrenal gland diseases                     MeSH  D000307 Diseases
> of the
> > adrenal glands        SNOMED DB-70000
> >                         ...
> >
> >   Are  the
> > synonyms kept in ontologyConceptArray ?  If yes, then in the
> > ontologyConceptArray the information displayed is about identifier (code,
> > cui, tui, oid …) if I need to get term name do I have to do a lookup on
> umls ?
> > thanks
> > Samir
>

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