Peter J Lovrics

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Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi 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. doi 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 Predictors of 5-year local, regional, and distant recurrent events in a population-based cohort of breast cancer patients
    Filgen Fung
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Am J Surg . 2016

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  1. doi 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. doi 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 Predictors of 5-year local, regional, and distant recurrent events in a population-based cohort of breast cancer patients
    Filgen Fung
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Am J Surg . 2016
    ..The study purpose was to identify tumor and surgeon predictors of local recurrence (LR), regional recurrence (RR), and distant metastasis (DM) after breast cancer (BC) surgery in a population-based cohort...
  11. doi request reprint A Population-Based Study of the Effects of a Regional Guideline for Completion Axillary Lymph Node Dissection on Axillary Surgery in Patients with Breast Cancer
    Miriam W Tsao
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 23:3354-64. 2016
    ..A multidisciplinary group of surgeons, oncologists, and pathologists developed a regional guideline for cALND which was disseminated in August 2012. We assessed the impact of Z0011 and the regional guideline on cALND rates...
  12. doi request reprint Survey of American and Canadian general surgeons' perceptions of margin status and practice patterns for breast conserving surgery
    Elena Parvez
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Breast J 20:481-8. 2014
    ..05). There was also variability in surgical techniques used for intraoperative margin assessment. Wide variation in BCS practice was observed, with some of this variability related to surgeon country...
  13. doi request reprint Breast cancer recurrence following radioguided seed localization and standard wire localization of nonpalpable invasive and in situ breast cancers: 5-Year follow-up from a randomized controlled trial
    Filgen Fung
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Am J Surg . 2016
    ..This study compared 5-year breast cancer (BC) recurrence rates in patients randomized to radioguided seed localization (RSL) or wire localization (WL) for non-palpable BC undergoing breast conserving surgery...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of a regional guideline for completion axillary lymph node dissection in women with breast cancer to reduce variation in surgical practice: A qualitative study of physicians' views
    Mary Ann O'Brien
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Breast 29:126-31. 2016
    ..We explored the views and experiences of surgeons, medical oncologists (MOs), radiation oncologists (ROs) in a qualitative study that examined guideline implementation in practice...
  15. 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)...
  16. doi request reprint A cosmesis outcome substudy in a prospective, randomized trial comparing radioguided seed localization with standard wire localization for nonpalpable, invasive, and in situ breast carcinomas
    Elena Parvez
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Am J Surg 208:711-8. 2014
    ..The primary study objective was to compare the cosmetic result of radioguided seed localization (RSL) with wire localization (WL)...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc A Retrospective Study Evaluating the Impact of Preoperative Breast MRI on Surgical Decision-Making in Young Patients (≤50 Years) with Invasive Breast Cancer
    Som D Mukherjee
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Breast Cancer (Auckl) 10:53-60. 2016
    ..The main objective of this study was to determine the impact of preoperative breast MRI on surgical decision-making in young women with breast cancer...
  19. pmc Association between mesothelin expression and survival outcomes in patients with triple-negative breast cancer: a protocol for a systematic review
    Mei Wang
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4K1, Ontario, Canada
    Syst Rev 5:133. 2016
    ..The objective of this review is to determine the association between the expression of mesothelin and overall survival in patients with TNBC...