The most dramatic increases in completeness were demonstrated for TNM stage, LVI, EMVI, PNI, and regional deposits (all P < .
Following adoption of the synoptic report, there was also an increase in the detection rates of LVI, EMVI, and PNI (all P < .
GI pathologists had a higher reported detection rate of EMVI (18.
Narrative reports by GI pathologists were more complete for LVI and EMVI compared with those by nonspecialist pathologists, but once a synoptic report was adopted there were no longer any differences.
Gastrointestinal pathologists reported the presence of EMVI more frequently than non-GI pathologists in both the narrative and synoptic formats.