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Table 6 Example of preferred terms which have more than two “CDRH-NCIt terms” (English terms in parentheses)

From: Terminology integration and inconsistency identification of adverse event terminology for Japanese medical devices using SPARQL

  Preferred term CDRH-NCIt term
Medical device problems ねじれ (twisted) Material twisted, kinked
アラーム誤作動 (defective alarm) Defective alarm, improper alarm, device alarm system issue
アラーム音不良 (alarm sound failure) Device alarm system issue, not audible alarm
変形 (deformation) “Lens aberration, distortion of,” material distortion,
“Quality, unsatisfactory or poor,”
Material deformation, “component(s), broken,”
Material deformation material deformation,
bend, material integrity issue
Patient problems 巨大乳頭結膜炎 (giant papillary conjunctivitis) Foreign body reaction, hypersensitivity, conjunctivitis
湿疹 (eczema) Rash, skin inflammation
アレルギー反応 (allergic reaction) Hypersensitivity, allergic reaction
穿孔 (perforation) “Vessels, perforation of,” cardiac perforation, perforation, injury