Peter J Lovrics

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The implementation of a surgeon-directed quality improvement strategy in breast cancer surgery
    Peter Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, G802, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Surg 208:50-7. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Results of a surgeon-directed quality improvement project on breast cancer surgery outcomes in South-central ontario
    Peter Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, G802, St Joseph s Healthcare 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2181-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Practice patterns and perceptions of margin status for breast conserving surgery for breast carcinoma: National Survey of Canadian General Surgeons
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Canada
    Breast 21:730-4. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A multicentered, randomized, controlled trial comparing radioguided seed localization to standard wire localization for nonpalpable, invasive and in situ breast carcinomas
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3407-14. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Systematic review of radioguided surgery for non-palpable breast cancer
    P J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences and St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:388-97. 2011
  6. pmc Technical factors, surgeon case volume and positive margin rates after breast conservation surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:305-12. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between surgical factors and margin status after breast-conservation surgery for early stage breast cancer
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 197:740-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The feasibility and responsiveness of the health utilities index in patients with early-stage breast cancer: a prospective longitudinal study
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences and St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Qual Life Res 17:333-45. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of positron emission tomography scanning, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and standard axillary dissection for axillary staging in patients with early stage breast cancer
    Peter J Lovrics
    St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 4A6
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:846-53. 2004
  10. doi request reprint An evaluation of intraoperative digital specimen mammography versus conventional specimen radiography for the excision of nonpalpable breast lesions
    Song Hon H Kim
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 205:703-10. 2013

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The implementation of a surgeon-directed quality improvement strategy in breast cancer surgery
    Peter Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, G802, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Surg 208:50-7. 2014
    ..The investigators designed a sustained, surgeon-directed, iterative project to improve the quality of breast cancer surgery in south central Ontario...
  2. ncbi request reprint Results of a surgeon-directed quality improvement project on breast cancer surgery outcomes in South-central ontario
    Peter Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, G802, St Joseph s Healthcare 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2181-7. 2014
    ..Gaps in breast cancer (BC) surgical care have been identified. We have completed a surgeon-directed, iterative project to improve the quality of BC surgery in South-Central Ontario...
  3. doi request reprint Practice patterns and perceptions of margin status for breast conserving surgery for breast carcinoma: National Survey of Canadian General Surgeons
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Canada
    Breast 21:730-4. 2012
    ..We surveyed Canadian General Surgeons to examine decision-making in early stage breast cancer...
  4. doi request reprint A multicentered, randomized, controlled trial comparing radioguided seed localization to standard wire localization for nonpalpable, invasive and in situ breast carcinomas
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3407-14. 2011
    ..Studies suggest radioguided seed localization (RSL) yields fewer positive margins than wire-guided localization (WL). The goal of this study is to determine whether RSL is superior to WL...
  5. doi request reprint Systematic review of radioguided surgery for non-palpable breast cancer
    P J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences and St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:388-97. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Technical factors, surgeon case volume and positive margin rates after breast conservation surgery for early-stage breast cancer
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 53:305-12. 2010
    ..We assessed technical factors, surgeon and hospital case volume and margin status after BCS in early-stage breast cancer...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship between surgical factors and margin status after breast-conservation surgery for early stage breast cancer
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 197:740-6. 2009
    ..The study's aim was to identify technical factors that are predictive of negative margins after breast-conserving surgery (BCS)...
  8. doi request reprint The feasibility and responsiveness of the health utilities index in patients with early-stage breast cancer: a prospective longitudinal study
    Peter J Lovrics
    Department of Surgery, Hamilton Health Sciences and St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Qual Life Res 17:333-45. 2008
    ..Breast cancer (BC) is common, with a high proportion of long-term survivors, making evaluation of treatment effects important. Feasibility and responsiveness of HUI3 was compared to the short-form 36 (SF-36) in patients with BC...
  9. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of positron emission tomography scanning, sentinel lymph node biopsy, and standard axillary dissection for axillary staging in patients with early stage breast cancer
    Peter J Lovrics
    St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 4A6
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:846-53. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint An evaluation of intraoperative digital specimen mammography versus conventional specimen radiography for the excision of nonpalpable breast lesions
    Song Hon H Kim
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University and St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Surg 205:703-10. 2013
    ..This study examined the impact of intraoperative digital specimen mammography (IDSM) compared with conventional specimen radiography (CSR) for nonpalpable breast lesions in patients undergoing breast-conserving surgery (BCS)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: Canadian practice patterns
    Geoffrey A Porter
    Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:255-60. 2003
    ..We sought to describe SLNBx practice patterns in Canada, as well as criteria for abandonment of concurrent axillary lymph node dissection...