We looked at the SNOMED CT® international browser in this post and the utilisation of the Brodmann Areas in this post. I noted that some of the Brodmann Areas were omitted from the SNOMED CT classification.
So what about the Insular Cortex. There are two ways that this is classified in the SNOMED CT® terminology. I have written previously about the Brodmann Areas in relation to the Insular Cortex. The Insular Cortex is described in several Brodmann Areas – 13, 14 and 52. Interestingly BA 13 and 14 are not included in the SNOMED CT® terminology.
In the previous posts, I noted that Brodmann’s description of BA 13 is only in the Guenon monkey.
There is a second descriptor used in SNOMED CT® for brain structures and this includes the different parts of the Insular Cortex and is represented by 9 digit descriptors.
Appendix A – Other Posts in the Series on Health Information Exchanges
Appendix B – Definition of Health Information Exchange
This is the definition of the Health Information Exchange that I use (Hersh et al, 2015)
‘Health information exchange (HIE), the electronic sharing of clinical information across the boundaries of health care organizations‘
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