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synoptic report

A concise, standardised surgical pathology report which includes all the data necessary for accurate staging, treatment and prognosis.
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When the user presses "enter," the synoptic report appears on the screen and the timer starts.
As such, ascribing the root cause of the authors' clerical errors--in turn inferred indirectly from the number of amendments to the synoptic report--solely to the number of data elements in synoptic reports is questionable and might have been confounded by other underlying variables; for instance, an increase in the number of cases per pathologist/transcriptionist, loss or replacement of local expertise, or change in practice patterns.
The scope of the panel was to develop a series of evidence-based recommendations to standardize the basic components of a synoptic report template for bone marrow samples that would address the following domains: bone marrow morphologic descriptors, possible tests (by category) to be performed on the primary sample, relevant clinical and laboratory information, necessary components (regulatory, legal, financial, among others), and layout.
Several studies have established the advantages of the synoptic report format.
Therefore, the anatomic location of the tumor must be clearly specified in the synoptic report with the appropriate classification based on location.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has helped develop synoptic reports for cancers in different organ systems.
Following adoption of the synoptic report, there was also an increase in the detection rates of LVI, EMVI, and PNI (all P < .
Central nervous system tumors are difficult to report with a universal synoptic report designed for another organ system for which the TNM classification system is used.
Although a total of 17 items were included on the survey, the item most relevant to the study questions asked: What percentage of pathology reports are synoptic reports or includes a synoptic report?
Our solution was developed from the ground up to allow Pathologists to create the most accurate and comprehensive synoptic reports, and in the most natural way possible -- voice dictation.
Other new features include fully integrated Microsoft Word Synoptic reports, which allow unlimited formats, import of lab results, and graphic images for enhanced appearance and detail, tools to streamline regulatory review processes of CLIA, CAP and ASCP with statistical analysis and comprehensive QA reporting; and creation of criteria for auto-assigning cases.
These systems can produce highly readable synoptic reports and can include computer-based report validation of standardized data elements to reduce or eliminate the chance of omitting required data elements.