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Pipeline for Distal Cerebral Circulation Aneurysms.

Neurosurgery 2019 09;85(3):E477-E484

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyz038DOI Listing
September 2019

Efficacy, Duration and Timing of Withdrawal of Prophylactic Treatment with Antiepileptic Drugs in Neurosurgical Conditions.

Curr Pharm Des 2017 ;23(42):6399-6410

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Section of Neurosurgery, Lebanon, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612823666171024154851DOI Listing
July 2019

Correlation between pre-admission blood pressure and outcome in a large telestroke cohort.

J Clin Neurosci 2019 Apr 17;62:33-37. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2019.01.014DOI Listing
April 2019

Emergency medical services for acute ischemic stroke: Hub-and-spoke model versus exclusive care in comprehensive centers.

J Clin Neurosci 2019 Feb 19;60:12-16. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, United States; Population Health Research Institute of New York at CHS, Melville, NY, United States; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, United States; Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2018.10.031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6326836PMC
February 2019

Commentary: Deficiencies in Socioeconomic Training During Neurosurgical Training.

Neurosurgery 2019 01;84(1):E79-E85

Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyy482DOI Listing
January 2019

Surgical outcomes for patients diagnosed with dementia: A coarsened exact matching study.

J Clin Neurosci 2018 Jul 5;53:160-164. Epub 2018 May 5.

Population Health Research Institute of New York at CHS, Melville, NY, United States; Department of Neurology, Saint Catherine's of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2018.04.052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6091887PMC
July 2018

A comparison of two stroke cohorts cared for by two different specialties in a practice-based tele-stroke population.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2018 05 23;168:67-71. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.02.033DOI Listing
May 2018

Oral Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Agents in the Prevention and Management of Ischemic Stroke.

Curr Pharm Des 2017 ;23(9):1377-1391

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1381612822666161221145614DOI Listing
April 2018

Direct oral anticoagulant and antiplatelet combination therapy: Hemorrhagic events in coronary artery stent recipients.

J Clin Neurosci 2018 Apr 1;50:24-29. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, United States; Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2018.01.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5936642PMC
April 2018

Association of Hospitalization for Neurosurgical Operations in Magnet Hospitals With Mortality and Length of Stay.

Neurosurgery 2018 03;82(3):372-377

Departm-ent of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Penns-ylvani.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx203DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5670023PMC
March 2018

Outcomes of Elective Cerebral Aneurysm Treatment Performed by Attending Neurosurgeons after Night Work.

Neurosurgery 2018 03;82(3):329-334

The Dartmouth In-stitute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyx174DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5709237PMC
March 2018

Association of Hospital Teaching Status with Neurosurgical Outcomes: An Instrumental Variable Analysis.

World Neurosurg 2018 Feb 23;110:e689-e698. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA; Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.071DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5811361PMC
February 2018

Correlation of hospital magnet status with the quality of physicians performing neurosurgical procedures in New York State.

Br J Neurosurg 2018 Feb 24;32(1):13-17. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

c Department of Neurosurgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth , Hanover , NH , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2018.1429563DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5970029PMC
February 2018

Emergency department evaluation and 30-day readmission after craniotomy for primary brain tumor resection in New York State.

J Neurosurg 2017 Dec 6;127(6):1213-1218. Epub 2017 Jan 6.

2Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.9.JNS161575DOI Listing
December 2017

Access disparities to Magnet hospitals for patients undergoing neurosurgical operations.

J Clin Neurosci 2017 Oct 3;44:47-52. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, United States; The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, NH, Lebanon; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2017.06.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5582027PMC
October 2017

Safety and Efficacy of a 600-mg Loading Dose of Clopidogrel 24 Hours Before Pipeline Embolization Device Treatment.

World Neurosurg 2017 Oct 13;106:529-535. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.07.019DOI Listing
October 2017

Flow diversion with the pipeline embolization device for patients with intracranial aneurysms and antiplatelet therapy: A systematic literature review.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2017 Oct 18;161:78-87. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.08.003DOI Listing
October 2017

Development and Validation of a Mobile Device-based External Ventricular Drain Simulator.

Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2017 10;13(5):603-608

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Section of Ne-urosurgery, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ons/opx022DOI Listing
October 2017

De-adoption and exnovation in the use of carotid revascularization: retrospective cohort study.

BMJ 2017 Oct 26;359:j4695. Epub 2017 Oct 26.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03755, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5656975PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4695DOI Listing
October 2017

Access disparities to Magnet hospitals for ischemic stroke patients.

J Clin Neurosci 2017 Sep 29;43:68-71. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, United States; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, United States; Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States; Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2017.05.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5549788PMC
September 2017

Does the ranking of surgeons in a publicly available online platform correlate with objective outcomes?

J Neurosurg 2017 Aug 11;127(2):353-359. Epub 2016 Nov 11.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.8.JNS16583DOI Listing
August 2017

Regional Variation in 30-Day Ischemic Stroke Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries Treated in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Hospitals.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2017 Aug;10(8)

From the Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN (M.P.T.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC (X.Z., Y.X., B.L.L.); Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH (K.B., D.J.G.); Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (G.C.F.); Department of Health Science Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (P.J.S.); Department of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (Y.X.); Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (L.H.S.); Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada (E.E.S.); and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (M.J.R.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.003604DOI Listing
August 2017

Does Objective Quality of Physicians Correlate with Patient Satisfaction Measured by Hospital Compare Metrics in New York State?

World Neurosurg 2017 Jul 26;103:852-858.e1. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

Population Health Research Institute of New York at Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Rockville Centre, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.04.108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5533592PMC
July 2017

Effect of an Immersive Preoperative Virtual Reality Experience on Patient Reported Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Ann Surg 2017 06;265(6):1068-1073

*Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA †The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH ‡Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH §Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH ¶Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH ||Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH **Long Island Neurosurgical and Pain Specialists, West Islip, NY.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002094DOI Listing
June 2017

Does scope of practice correlate with the outcomes of craniotomy for tumor resection in children?

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2017 06 5;159(6):975-979. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00701-017-3160-xDOI Listing
June 2017

Risk of Venous Thromboembolism and Operative Duration in Patients Undergoing Neurosurgical Procedures.

Neurosurgery 2017 May;80(5):787-792

Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyw129DOI Listing
May 2017

Response by Bekelis et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Anesthesia Technique and Outcomes of Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke".

Stroke 2017 04 14;48(4):e118. Epub 2017 Mar 14.

Neuroscience Institute, Cleveland Clinic/Akron General Hospital, OH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.017046DOI Listing
April 2017

Association of Magnet Status With Hospitalization Outcomes for Ischemic Stroke Patients.

J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Apr 18;6(4). Epub 2017 Apr 18.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.005880DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5533045PMC
April 2017

Medicare expenditures for elderly patients undergoing surgical clipping or endovascular intervention for unruptured cerebral aneurysms.

J Neurointerv Surg 2017 Mar 24;9(3):324-328. Epub 2016 Mar 24.

Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2016-012313DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035560PMC
March 2017

Association of Prior Falls with Adverse Outcomes After Neurosurgical Operations in the Elderly.

World Neurosurg 2017 Mar 18;99:320-325. Epub 2016 Dec 18.

Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA; Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA; Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2016.12.023DOI Listing
March 2017

Does the ranking of surgeons in a publicly available online platform correlate with objective outcomes?

J Neurosurg 2017 Mar 17:1-7. Epub 2017 Mar 17.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.8.JNS16583.testDOI Listing
March 2017

Correlation of Subjective Hospital Compare Metrics With Objective Outcomes of Cranial Neurosurgical Procedures in New York State.

Neurosurgery 2017 03;80(3):401-408

Department of Neurosurgery, Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates and Neuroscience Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyw071DOI Listing
March 2017

Anesthesia Technique and Outcomes of Mechanical Thrombectomy in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke.

Stroke 2017 02 9;48(2):361-366. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

From the Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (K.B., S.T., P.J.); The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH (K.B., T.A.M.); Neuroscience Institute, Cleveland Clinic/Akron General Hospital, OH (S.M.); and Department of Medicine (T.A.M.) and Department of Community and Family Medicine (T.A.M.), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.015343DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5263179PMC
February 2017

The impact of hybrid neurosurgeons on the outcomes of endovascular coiling for unruptured cerebral aneurysms.

J Neurosurg 2017 01 26;126(1):29-35. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.11.JNS151725DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5442388PMC
January 2017

Comparison of outcomes of patients with inpatient or outpatient onset ischemic stroke.

J Neurointerv Surg 2016 Dec 5;8(12):1221-1225. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-012145DOI Listing
December 2016

Continuity of care and 30-day readmission for patients evaluated in the emergency room after cerebral aneurysm treatment.

J Neurointerv Surg 2016 Nov 11;8(11):1203-1206. Epub 2016 Jan 11.

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-012162DOI Listing
November 2016

Outpatient continuity of care and 30-day readmission after spine surgery.

Spine J 2016 11 24;16(11):1309-1314. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center drive, Lebanon, NH, USA; The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, One Medical Center drive, Lebanon, NH, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2016.06.012DOI Listing
November 2016

Early Physician Follow-Up and Out-of-Hospital Outcomes After Cerebral Aneurysm Treatment in Elderly Patients.

World Neurosurg 2016 Nov 18;95:542-547.e1. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2016.08.042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5436611PMC
November 2016

Scope of practice and outcomes of cerebrovascular procedures in children.

Childs Nerv Syst 2016 Nov 19;32(11):2159-2164. Epub 2016 May 19.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-016-3114-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5469360PMC
November 2016

Operative volume and outcomes of cerebrovascular neurosurgery in children.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2016 Nov 5;18(5):623-628. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.5.PEDS16137DOI Listing
November 2016

Hemoglobin A1c Testing and Amputation Rates in Black, Hispanic, and White Medicare Patients.

Ann Vasc Surg 2016 Oct 27;36:208-217. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

Section of Vascular Surgery, Heart and Vascular Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH; VA Outcomes Group, Veterans Administration Hospital, White River Junction, VT. Electronic address:

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5064433PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2016.03.035DOI Listing
October 2016

Operative Duration and Risk of Surgical Site Infection in Neurosurgery.

World Neurosurg 2016 Oct 30;94:551-555.e6. Epub 2016 Jul 30.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2016.07.077DOI Listing
October 2016

Surgical clipping versus endovascular coiling for elderly patients presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage.

J Neurointerv Surg 2016 Sep 26;8(9):913-8. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-011890DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5033047PMC
September 2016

Unruptured cerebral aneurysm clipping: association of combined open and endovascular expertise with outcomes.

J Neurointerv Surg 2016 Sep 18;8(9):977-81. Epub 2015 Sep 18.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA Department of Biomedical Data Science, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-011986DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5442387PMC
September 2016

Primary Stroke Center Hospitalization for Elderly Patients With Stroke: Implications for Case Fatality and Travel Times.

JAMA Intern Med 2016 09;176(9):1361-8

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire4Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3919DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5434865PMC
September 2016

How well do subjective Hospital Compare metrics reflect objective outcomes in spine surgery?

J Neurosurg Spine 2016 Aug 18;25(2):264-70. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2016.1.SPINE151155DOI Listing
August 2016

Consistency of Hemoglobin A1c Testing and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Medicare Patients With Diabetes.

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 08 10;5(8). Epub 2016 Aug 10.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.116.003566DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5015285PMC
August 2016

Regional disparities in hospitalization charges for patients undergoing craniotomy for tumor resection in New York State: correlation with outcomes.

J Neurooncol 2016 06 12;128(2):365-71. Epub 2016 Apr 12.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH, 03756, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11060-016-2122-0DOI Listing
June 2016

Surgical Clipping versus Endovascular Intervention for the Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients in New York State.

PLoS One 2015 11;10(9):e0137946. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States of America; Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States of America; The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4567333PMC
May 2016

A predictive model of hospitalization cost after cerebral aneurysm clipping.

J Neurointerv Surg 2016 Mar 12;8(3):316-22. Epub 2015 Jan 12.

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA Department of Neurology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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http://jnis.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-0115
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011575DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5224932PMC
March 2016

Does Rapid Diffusion of HbA1c Testing Affect Amputation Rates?

Vasc Endovascular Surg 2016 Mar 8. Epub 2016 Mar 8.

Department of Surgery, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA Section of Vascular Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1538574416637436DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5016205PMC
March 2016

The practice of cranial neurosurgery and the malpractice liability environment in the United States.

PLoS One 2015 23;10(3):e0121191. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4370383PMC
February 2016

The association of insurance status and race with the procedural volume of traumatic brain injury patients.

Injury 2016 Jan 6;47(1):154-9. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Department of Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.06.037DOI Listing
January 2016

The association of unfavorable outcomes with the intensity of neurosurgical care in the United States.

PLoS One 2014 19;9(3):e92057. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3960180PMC
December 2015

The present and future of quality measures and public reporting in neurosurgery.

Neurosurg Focus 2015 Dec;39(6):E3

Department of Neurosurgery, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates and Neuroscience Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, North Carolina;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3171/2015.8.FOCUS15354DOI Listing
December 2015

The National Neurosurgery Quality and Outcomes Database Qualified Clinical Data Registry: 2015 measure specifications and rationale.

Neurosurg Focus 2015 Dec;39(6):E4

Department of Neurosurgery, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates and Neuroscience Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, North Carolina;

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December 2015

Falls and peripheral nerve injuries: an age-dependent relationship.

J Neurosurg 2015 Nov 15;123(5):1223-9. Epub 2015 May 15.

Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic, and Department of Anatomy, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, Minnesota.

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November 2015

Statins and subarachnoid hemorrhage in Medicare patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms.

Int J Stroke 2015 Oct 29;10 Suppl A100:38-45. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA.

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October 2015

Hospitalization cost after spine surgery in the United States of America.

J Clin Neurosci 2015 Oct 14;22(10):1632-7. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

Department of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA. Electronic address:

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October 2015

Nonmedical factors and the transfer of spine trauma patients initially evaluated at Level III and IV trauma centers.

Spine J 2015 Sep 19;15(9):2028-35. Epub 2015 May 19.

Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1541 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71103, USA. Electronic address:

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September 2015

Cerebral aneurysm coiling: a predictive model of hospitalization cost.

J Neurointerv Surg 2015 Jul 26;7(7):543-8. Epub 2014 May 26.

Section of Vascular Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, USA Department of Radiology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, USA.

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July 2015

A Predictive Model of Unfavorable Outcomes After Benign Intracranial Tumor Resection.

World Neurosurg 2015 Jul 5;84(1):82-9. Epub 2015 Mar 5.

Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.

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July 2015

Spine surgery and malpractice liability in the United States.

Spine J 2015 Jul 31;15(7):1602-8. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Department of Surgery, Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH 03756, USA. Electronic address:

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July 2015

New York State: Comparison of Treatment Outcomes for Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms Using an Instrumental Variable Analysis.

J Am Heart Assoc 2015 Jul 13;4(7). Epub 2015 Jul 13.

Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH (T.A.M.K.) Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH (T.A.M.K.) The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH (T.A.M.K.).

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July 2015

Craniotomy for Glioma Resection: A Predictive Model.

World Neurosurg 2015 Jun 2;83(6):957-64. Epub 2015 May 2.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2015

Variations in the intensive use of head CT for elderly patients with hemorrhagic stroke.

Radiology 2015 Apr 29;275(1):188-95. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

From the Section of Neurosurgery (K.B.) and Department of Medicine (E.S.F.), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03755; Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH (E.S.F., W.Z., J.S.); Geisel School of Medicine (E.S.F.) and Department of Economics (J.S.), Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; and Department of Radiology, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY (N.L.).

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April 2015

Prehospital helicopter transport and survival of patients with traumatic brain injury.

Ann Surg 2015 Mar;261(3):579-585

Department of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH.

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March 2015

SPORT: Does incidental durotomy affect longterm outcomes in cases of spinal stenosis?

Neurosurgery 2015 Mar;76 Suppl 1:S57-63; discussion S63

*Section of Neurosurgery, ‡Department of Medicine, and §Department of Orthopedics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; ¶Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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March 2015

Renaissance of laser interstitial thermal ablation.

Neurosurg Focus 2015 Mar;38(3):E13

Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences, Shreveport, Louisiana;

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March 2015

Traumatic peripheral nerve injuries in children: epidemiology and socioeconomics.

J Neurosurg Pediatr 2014 Dec 10;14(6):688-94. Epub 2014 Oct 10.

Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio;

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December 2014

Regional and socioeconomic disparities in the treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms in the USA: 2000-2010.

J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Sep 22;6(7):556-60. Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Section of Vascular Surgery, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA.

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September 2014

Selection of patients for ambulatory lumbar discectomy: results from four US states.

Spine J 2014 Sep 2;14(9):1944-50. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 1 Rope Ferry Road, Hanover, NH 03755, USA.

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September 2014

Stereotactic radiosurgery of intracranial arteriovenous malformations and the use of the K index in determining treatment dose.

Neurosurg Focus 2014 Sep;37(3):E15

Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

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September 2014

Spinal cord stimulators: socioeconomic disparities in four US states.

Neuromodulation 2014 Jul 7;17(5):451-5; discussion 455-6. Epub 2013 Aug 7.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA.

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July 2014

A predictive model of complications after spine surgery: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) 2005-2010.

Spine J 2014 Jul 4;14(7):1247-55. Epub 2013 Oct 4.

Department of Neurosurgery, Portsmouth Hospital, 333 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA.

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July 2014

Transport mode to level I and II trauma centers and survival of pediatric patients with traumatic brain injury.

J Neurotrauma 2014 Jul 19;31(14):1321-8. Epub 2014 May 19.

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic , Cleveland, Ohio.

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July 2014

A predictive model of outcomes during cerebral aneurysm coiling.

J Neurointerv Surg 2014 Jun 4;6(5):342-8. Epub 2013 Jul 4.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA.

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June 2014

Restraints and peripheral nerve injuries in adult victims of motor vehicle crashes.

J Neurotrauma 2014 Jun 7;31(12):1077-82. Epub 2014 Mar 7.

1 Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center , Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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June 2014

Fragmentation of care and the use of head computed tomography in patients with ischemic stroke.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2014 May 8;7(3):430-6. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

From the Section of Neurosurgery (K.B., D.W.R.) and Department of Neurology (D.W.R.), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; Department of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH (D.W.R.); Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH (W.Z., J.S.); and Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (J.S.).

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May 2014

The association of regional intensity of neurosurgical care with spinal fusion surgery in the USA.

Eur Spine J 2014 Apr 4;23(4):909-15. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH, 03756, USA,

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April 2014

5-Aminolevulinic acid-induced protoporphyrin IX fluorescence in meningioma: qualitative and quantitative measurements in vivo.

Neurosurgery 2014 Mar;10 Suppl 1:74-82; discussion 82-3

*Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire; ‡Thayer School of Engineering, Hanover, New Hampshire; §Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire; ‖Departments of Pathology and Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC; ¶Ontario Cancer Institute, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; #Engineering Physics Department, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; **Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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March 2014

Predicting inpatient complications from cerebral aneurysm clipping: the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2005-2009.

J Neurosurg 2014 Mar 13;120(3):591-8. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

Appledore Neurosurgery Group, Portsmouth Hospital, Portsmouth;

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March 2014

Neurosurgery in the Byzantine Empire: the contributions of Paul of Aegina (625-690 AD).

J Neurosurg 2014 Jan 13;120(1):244-9. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

Neurosurgery, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth; and.

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January 2014

Response.

Neurosurg Focus 2013 Oct;35(4):E6

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October 2013

Outcome prediction in intracranial tumor surgery: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2010.

J Neurooncol 2013 May 24;113(1):57-64. Epub 2013 Feb 24.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA.

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May 2013

A risk factor-based predictive model of outcomes in carotid endarterectomy: the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program 2005-2010.

Stroke 2013 Apr 14;44(4):1085-1090. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

Section of Neurosurgery (K.B., A.D.), Department of Medicine (T.A.M.), and Section of Vascular Surgery (P.G.), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH; Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth (S.F.B.), Hanover, NH; and Section of Vascular Surgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY (N.L.).

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April 2013

Occipitotemporal hippocampal depth electrodes in intracranial epilepsy monitoring: safety and utility.

J Neurosurg 2013 Feb 19;118(2):345-52. Epub 2012 Oct 19.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA.

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February 2013

Association of a higher density of specialist neuroscience providers with fewer deaths from stroke in the United States population.

J Neurosurg 2013 Feb 30;118(2):431-6. Epub 2012 Nov 30.

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA.

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February 2013