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In Reply: A Clinical Rule for Preoperative Prediction of BRAF Mutation Status in Craniopharyngiomas.

Neurosurgery 2019 Nov;85(5):E966

Divisions of Neuro-Oncology and Hematology/Oncology Departments of Medicine and Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz327DOI Listing
November 2019

Targeted treatment of papillary craniopharyngiomas harboring BRAF V600E mutations.

Cancer 2019 Sep 17;125(17):2910-2914. Epub 2019 Jul 17.

Divisions of Neuro-Oncology and Hematology/Oncology, Departments of Neurology and Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cncr.32197DOI Listing
September 2019

Editorial. Choices in clinical trial design.

J Neurosurg 2019 Sep 13:1-3. Epub 2019 Sep 13.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2019.7.JNS183276DOI Listing
September 2019

Editorial. The relevance of the BRAT and the management of ruptured brain aneurysms.

J Neurosurg 2019 Mar 8:1-2. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

2Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2018.10.JNS182443DOI Listing
March 2019

In Reply: Big Data Research in Neurosurgery: A Critical Look at this Popular New Study Design.

Neurosurgery 2018 06;82(6):E188-E189

Department of Neurosurgery University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, Tennessee.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyy102DOI Listing
June 2018

Big Data Research in Neurosurgery: A Critical Look at this Popular New Study Design.

Neurosurgery 2018 05;82(5):728-746

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx328DOI Listing
May 2018

Cranial Cavernous Malformations: Natural History and Treatment.

Stroke 2018 04 13;49(4):1029-1035. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

From the Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.017074DOI Listing
April 2018

Editorial. Concurrent surgery.

Authors:
Fred G Barker

J Neurosurg 2017 11 20;127(5):1086-1088. Epub 2017 Jan 20.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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November 2017

Targeted sequencing of SMO and AKT1 in anterior skull base meningiomas.

J Neurosurg 2017 08 25;127(2):438-444. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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August 2017

Prophylactic antiepileptic drug administration following brain tumor resection: results of a recent AANS/CNS Section on Tumors survey.

J Neurosurg 2017 Jun 24;126(6):1772-1778. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York.

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June 2017

Introduction: Craniopharyngioma: current and emerging treatment modalities.

Neurosurg Focus 2016 Dec;41(6):E1

Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York.

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December 2016

More on Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

N Engl J Med 2016 11;375(18):1807

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1610998DOI Listing
November 2016

Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.

N Engl J Med 2016 08;375(6):600-1

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1606502DOI Listing
August 2016

Increased Patient Enrollment to a Randomized Surgical Trial Through Equipoise Polling of an Expert Surgeon Panel.

Ann Surg 2016 07;264(1):81-6

*Alan and Jacqueline Stuart Spine Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA†Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA‡Wallace Trials Center, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT§Perelman School of Medicine, Wharton School of Business and Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA¶The Center for Spine Health and Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH||Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA**Department of Neurosurgery, University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

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July 2016

Outcomes following Pediatric Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery: Early Experiences in a North American Center.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 07 19;155(1):133-8. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599816637599DOI Listing
July 2016

Imaging and extent of surgical resection predict risk of meningioma recurrence better than WHO histopathological grade.

Neuro Oncol 2016 06 22;18(6):863-72. Epub 2015 Nov 22.

Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (W.L.H.); Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (W.L.H., A.N., D.K., J.S.L., K.S.O., H.A.S.); Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (W.L.H., M.L.); Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (A.E.M.); Harvard Business School Leadership Fellows Program, Boston, Massachusetts (D.K.); Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (A.O.S.-R.); Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts (W.T.C., F.G.B., R.L.M.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4864259PMC
June 2016

: meningioma.

Neurooncol Pract 2016 Jun 13;3(2):120-134. Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA (S.E.F.); Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA (D.R.J., T.J.K.); Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA (F.G.B.); Division of Neuro-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA (P.K.B.); Department of Neurology and Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA (J.L.C.); Department of Neurology, Karl Landsteiner University Clinic, St Pölten, Austria (S.O.); Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University, Vienna, CCC, Austria (M.P.); Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA (A.R.); Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA (S.S.); Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA (P.V.T.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/nop/npv063DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6668267PMC
June 2016

Natural history of cavernous malformation: Systematic review and meta-analysis of 25 studies.

Neurology 2016 May 22;86(21):1984-91. Epub 2016 Apr 22.

From the Division of Neurosurgery (S.T.), University of Toronto, Canada; Department of Psychiatry (A.M.), Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY; Department of Neurosurgery (S.A.-H.), University of Illinois at Chicago; Neurosurgical Service (F.G.B.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Division of Neurosurgery (R.L.M.), St. Michael's Hospital, Labatt Family Centre of Excellence in Brain Injury and Trauma Research, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science; and the Department of Surgery (R.L.M.), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4887121PMC
May 2016

Laminectomy plus Fusion versus Laminectomy Alone for Lumbar Spondylolisthesis.

N Engl J Med 2016 Apr;374(15):1424-34

From the Alan L. and Jacqueline B. Stuart Spine Research Center, the Department of Neurosurgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington (Z.G., S.N.M.), and the Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital (W.E.B., J.-V.C.E.C., F.G.B.), and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University School of Medicine (N.T.), Boston - all in Massachusetts; Wallace Trials Center, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich (Z.G.), and Yale Center for Analytical Sciences, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven (J.D., F.D.) - both in Connecticut; the Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque (J.F.H.); the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago (S.A.-H.); Perelman School of Medicine (J.S.S.), Wharton School of Business (J.S.S), and the Leonard Davis Institute (J.S.S.), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Barrow Neurosurgical Associates, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ (V.K.H.S.); and the Center for Spine Health and the Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland (E.C.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1508788DOI Listing
April 2016

Editorial: Randomized clinical trials and neurosurgery.

Authors:
Fred G Barker

J Neurosurg 2016 Feb 28;124(2):552-6; discussion 556-7. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.2.JNS142960DOI Listing
February 2016

Dramatic Response of BRAF V600E Mutant Papillary Craniopharyngioma to Targeted Therapy.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2016 Feb 23;108(2). Epub 2015 Oct 23.

Department of Medicine (PKB, RS), Department of Neurology (PKB, CMG), Department of Neurosurgery (GMS, PJ, BN, DPC, WTC, FGB), Department of Surgical Oncology (DTF), Department of Pathology (GG, DNL), Cancer Center (PKB, CMG, NN, DNL), Department of Radiology (JR) Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Broad Institute (ATW, GG), Department of Pathology, (MA, SS) and Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital (IFD), Boston, MA; Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (DJP).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djv310DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4862417PMC
February 2016

Retrosigmoid Craniotomy for Auditory Brainstem Implantation in Adult Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 2.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2015 Dec 12;76(6):440-50. Epub 2015 Jun 12.

Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1544121DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4813683PMC
December 2015

Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: Perspective 2014.

Authors:
Fred G Barker

Neurosurgery 2015 Aug;62 Suppl 1:141-5

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000782DOI Listing
August 2015

Pregnancy complications in women with rare tumor suppressor syndromes affecting central and peripheral nervous system.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2015 Jul 14;213(1):108-109. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Department of Neurology and Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

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July 2015

Auditory brainstem implantation in a 16-month-old boy with cochlear hypoplasia.

Otol Neurotol 2015 Apr;36(4):618-24

*Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; †Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School; ‡Department of Audiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; §Departments of Pediatric Neurosurgery and ∥Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; and ¶Department of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000000676DOI Listing
April 2015

Cervical spondylotic myelopathy surgical trial: randomized, controlled trial design and rationale.

Neurosurgery 2014 Oct;75(4):334-46

*Alan and Jacqueline Stuart Spine Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts; ‡Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; §Wallace Trials Center, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Connecticut; ¶Center for Spine Health and Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio; ‖Department of Neurosurgery, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey--New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey; #Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri; **Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; ‡‡Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; §§Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Emory Spine Center, Atlanta, Georgia; ¶¶Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York; ‖‖Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center and Tuft University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; and ##Perelman School of Medicine, Wharton School of Business and Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000000479DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4633023PMC
October 2014

Outcomes and patterns of care in adult skull base chondrosarcomas from the SEER database.

J Clin Neurosci 2014 Sep 30;21(9):1497-502. Epub 2014 Apr 30.

Department of Neurosurgery, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 9E-9026, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Outcomes and patterns of care in adult skull base chordomas from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database.

J Clin Neurosci 2014 Sep 19;21(9):1490-6. Epub 2014 May 19.

Department of Neurosurgery, Stephen L. Harris Center for Chordoma Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 9E-9026, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2014.02.008DOI Listing
September 2014

Awards, lectures, and fellowships sponsored by the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors.

J Neurooncol 2014 Sep 4;119(3):583-91. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue Room M779, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0112, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11060-014-1469-3DOI Listing
September 2014

A history of the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Biennial Satellite Symposium.

J Neurooncol 2014 Sep 1;119(3):593-600. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Department of Neurosurgery-Box 442, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 77030, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11060-014-1506-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4201033PMC
September 2014

AANS/CNS section on tumors: 30th anniversary special issue.

J Neurooncol 2014 Sep;119(3):449-50

Neurosurgeons of New Jersey, 1200 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ, 07450, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11060-014-1590-3DOI Listing
September 2014

Primary CNS lymphoma: the role of resection.

Oncology (Williston Park) 2014 Jul;28(7):637-8, 640, 642

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July 2014

Methodology and reporting of meta-analyses in the neurosurgical literature.

J Neurosurg 2014 Apr 24;120(4):791-4. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; and.

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April 2014

Delayed complications after anterior craniofacial resection of malignant skull base tumors.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2014 Apr 11;75(2):110-6. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1359306DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3969435PMC
April 2014

Esthesioneuroblastoma: an update on the massachusetts eye and ear infirmary and massachusetts general hospital experience with craniofacial resection, proton beam radiation, and chemotherapy.

J Neurol Surg B Skull Base 2014 Feb 20;75(1):58-64. Epub 2013 Sep 20.

Department of Otology and Laryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Massachusetts General Hospital Cranial Base Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3912136PMC
February 2014

Natural history of vestibular schwannoma growth and hearing decline in newly diagnosed neurofibromatosis type 2 patients.

Otol Neurotol 2014 Jan;35(1):e50-6

*Department of Neurology and Cancer Center, †Biostatistics Center, and ‡Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; and §Neurotology, House Clinic, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000000239DOI Listing
January 2014

Neurocognitive assessment following whole brain radiation therapy and radiosurgery for patients with cerebral metastases.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2013 Dec 28;84(12):1384-91. Epub 2013 May 28.

Center for Theoretical and Applied Neuro-Oncology, University of California, , La Jolla, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2013-305166DOI Listing
December 2013

Hearing and facial function outcomes for neurofibromatosis 2 clinical trials.

Neurology 2013 Nov;81(21 Suppl 1):S25-32

From the Neurology Department and Cancer Center (S.R.P.) and Neurosurgical Service (F.G.B.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery (S.L.A.-H.), The Children's Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Australia; Department of Neurology and Oncology (J.O.B.), John Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, MD; University Department of Medical Genetics (D.G.E.), St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK; Department of Neurology (R.E.F.), Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK; Department of Otolaryngology (T.A.H.) and Audiology (C.H.), Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; and Harvard Medical School (T.A.H.), Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/01.wnl.0000435746.02780.f6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3908336PMC
November 2013

Recommendations for imaging tumor response in neurofibromatosis clinical trials.

Neurology 2013 Nov;81(21 Suppl 1):S33-40

From the Pediatric Oncology Branch (E.D., B.C.W.), National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD; Department of Neurology (S.L.A.-H.), The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia; Department of Medical Genetics (D. B.-V.), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Neurosurgical Service (F.G.B.), Department of Radiology (G.J.H.), and Department of Neurology and Cancer Center (S.R.P.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Department of Neuroradiology (S.C.), King's College Hospital, London, UK; Department of Genetic Medicine (D.G.E.), MAHSC, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK; Division of Oncology (M.J.F.) and Department of Radiology (D.J.), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Department of Pediatrics (M.J.F.), The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Department of Neurosurgery (S.G.), Hôpital Beaujon, Clichy, France; Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and NYU Cancer Institute (M.A.K.), NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY; Department of Genetics (B.R.K.), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; Department of Neurology (V.M.), University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Department of Radiology (T.Y.P.), Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; and Department of Pediatrics (K.R., C.-S.S.), Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3908340PMC
November 2013

Neurofibromatosis type 1 and pregnancy complications: a population-based study.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2013 Jul 25;209(1):46.e1-8. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2013.03.029DOI Listing
July 2013

Sporadic vestibular schwannomas associated with good hearing secrete higher levels of fibroblast growth factor 2 than those associated with poor hearing irrespective of tumor size.

Otol Neurotol 2013 Jun;34(4):748-54

Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0b013e31828048ecDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3655133PMC
June 2013

Retrograde third ventriculocisternostomy from the posterior fossa.

Neurosurgery 2013 Mar;72(1 Suppl Operative):9-13; discussion 13-4

Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182744b67DOI Listing
March 2013

Editorial: stroke, geography, and provider density.

Authors:
Fred G Barker

J Neurosurg 2013 Feb 30;118(2):428-9; discussion 430. Epub 2012 Nov 30.

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February 2013

Extracranial-intracranial bypass for stroke-is this the end of the line or a bump in the road?

Neurosurgery 2012 Sep;71(3):557-61

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Neuropsychiatric Institute, Rm 451N, 912 S Wood St, M/C 799, Chicago, IL 60612, USA.

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September 2012

Outcomes of hospitalization in pregnant women with CNS neoplasms: a population-based study.

Neuro Oncol 2012 Jun 18;14(6):768-76. Epub 2012 Apr 18.

Neurosurgical Service, White 502, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuonc/nos078DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3367848PMC
June 2012

The art of management decision making: from intuition to evidence-based medicine.

Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2012 Apr 23;45(2):333-51, viii. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.otc.2012.01.001DOI Listing
April 2012

Incidence of seizures or epilepsy after clipping or coiling of ruptured and unruptured cerebral aneurysms in the nationwide inpatient sample database: 2002-2007.

Neurosurgery 2011 Sep;69(3):644-50; discussion 650

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0b013e31821bc46dDOI Listing
September 2011

Pursuing excellence in healthcare delivery: American neurosurgery.

Authors:
Fred G Barker

Clin Neurosurg 2010 ;57:60-8

Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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March 2011

Erlotinib for progressive vestibular schwannoma in neurofibromatosis 2 patients.

Otol Neurotol 2010 Sep;31(7):1135-43

Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0b013e3181eb328aDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4030413PMC
September 2010

Clinical presentation, histology, and treatment in 430 patients with primary tumors of the spinal cord, spinal meninges, or cauda equina.

J Neurosurg Spine 2010 Jul;13(1):67-77

Departments of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2010.3.SPINE09430DOI Listing
July 2010

What is medical evidence?

Authors:
Fred G Barker

Clin Neurosurg 2009 ;56:24-33

Department of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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May 2010

Racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in patient outcomes after craniotomy for tumor in adult patients in the United States, 1988-2004.

Neurosurgery 2010 Mar;66(3):427-37; discussion 437-8

Neurosurgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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