Peter J Lovrics
Affiliation: McMaster University
- Practice patterns and perceptions of margin status for breast conserving surgery for breast carcinoma: National Survey of Canadian General SurgeonsPeter 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...
- 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 cancerPeter J Lovrics
St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 4A6
Ann Surg Oncol 11:846-53. 2004....
- The feasibility and responsiveness of the health utilities index in patients with early-stage breast cancer: a prospective longitudinal studyPeter 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...
- The relationship between surgical factors and margin status after breast-conservation surgery for early stage breast cancerPeter 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)...
- Technical factors, surgeon case volume and positive margin rates after breast conservation surgery for early-stage breast cancerPeter 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...
- Systematic review of radioguided surgery for non-palpable breast cancerP 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....
- A multicentered, randomized, controlled trial comparing radioguided seed localization to standard wire localization for nonpalpable, invasive and in situ breast carcinomasPeter 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...
- An evaluation of intraoperative digital specimen mammography versus conventional specimen radiography for the excision of nonpalpable breast lesionsSong 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)...
- Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: Canadian practice patternsGeoffrey 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...