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profileFrederick George Barker II, M.D.

TitleProfessor of Neurosurgery
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentNeurosurgery
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Pappas Center - Yawkey 9E
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/724-8772
Fax617/724-8769
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  1. Brown PD, Ballman KV, Cerhan JH, Anderson SK, Carrero XW, Whitton AC, Greenspoon J, Parney IF, Laack NNI, Ashman JB, Bahary JP, Hadjipanayis CG, Urbanic JJ, Barker FG, Farace E, Khuntia D, Giannini C, Buckner JC, Galanis E, Roberge D. Postoperative stereotactic radiosurgery compared with whole brain radiotherapy for resected metastatic brain disease (NCCTG N107C/CEC·3): a multicentre, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2017 Aug; 18(8):1049-1060. PMID: 28687377.
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  2. Kim D, Niemierko A, Hwang WL, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Curry WT, Barker FG, Martuza RL, Oh KS, Loeffler JS, Shih HA. Histopathological prognostic factors of recurrence following definitive therapy for atypical and malignant meningiomas. J Neurosurg. 2017 Jun 16; 1-10. PMID: 28621619.
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  3. Walicke P, Abosch A, Asher A, Barker FG, Ghogawala Z, Harbaugh R, Jehi L, Kestle J, Koroshetz W, Little R, Rubin D, Valadka A, Wisniewski S, Chiocca EA. Launching Effectiveness Research to Guide Practice in Neurosurgery: A National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke Workshop Report. Neurosurgery. 2017 Apr 01; 80(4):505-514. PMID: 28362926.
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  4. Shankar GM, Abedalthagafi M, Vaubel RA, Merrill PH, Nayyar N, Gill CM, Brewster R, Bi WL, Agarwalla PK, Thorner AR, Reardon DA, Al-Mefty O, Wen PY, Alexander BM, van Hummelen P, Batchelor TT, Ligon KL, Ligon AH, Meyerson M, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Louis DN, Perry A, Carter SL, Giannini C, Curry WT, Cahill DP, Barker FG, Brastianos PK, Santagata S. Germline and somatic BAP1 mutations in high-grade rhabdoid meningiomas. Neuro Oncol. 2017 04 01; 19(4):535-545. PMID: 28170043.
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  5. Scheller C, Wienke A, Tatagiba M, Gharabaghi A, Ramina KF, Ganslandt O, Bischoff B, Zenk J, Engelhorn T, Matthies C, Westermaier T, Antoniadis G, Pedro MT, Rohde V, von Eckardstein K, Kretschmer T, Kornhuber M, Steighardt J, Richter M, Barker FG, Strauss C. Prophylactic nimodipine treatment and improvement in hearing outcome after vestibular schwannoma surgery: a combined analysis of a randomized, multicenter, Phase III trial and its pilot study. J Neurosurg. 2017 Feb 24; 1-8. PMID: 28298021.
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  6. Scheller C, Wienke A, Tatagiba M, Gharabaghi A, Ramina KF, Scheller K, Prell J, Zenk J, Ganslandt O, Bischoff B, Matthies C, Westermaier T, Antoniadis G, Pedro MT, Rohde V, von Eckardstein K, Kretschmer T, Kornhuber M, Barker FG, Strauss C. Interobserver variability of the House-Brackmann facial nerve grading system for the analysis of a randomized multi-center phase III trial. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2017 Apr; 159(4):733-738. PMID: 28188418.
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  7. Barker FG. Editorial: Concurrent surgery. J Neurosurg. 2017 Jan 20; 1-3. PMID: 28106492.
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  8. Martinez-Gutierrez JC, D'Andrea MR, Cahill DP, Santagata S, Barker FG, Brastianos PK. Diagnosis and management of craniopharyngiomas in the era of genomics and targeted therapy. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Dec; 41(6):E2. PMID: 27903124.
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  9. Khan NR, VanLandingham MA, Fierst TM, Hymel C, Hoes K, Evans LT, Mayer R, Barker F, Klimo P. Should Levetiracetam or Phenytoin Be Used for Posttraumatic Seizure Prophylaxis? A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-analysis. Neurosurgery. 2016 Dec; 79(6):775-782. PMID: 27749510.
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  10. Barker FG, Fahlbusch R, Schwartz TH, Wisoff JH. Introduction: Craniopharyngioma: current and emerging treatment modalities. Neurosurg Focus. 2016 Dec; 41(6):E1. PMID: 27903127.
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  11. Strickland MR, Gill CM, Nayyar N, D'Andrea MR, Thiede C, Juratli TA, Schackert G, Borger DR, Santagata S, Frosch MP, Cahill DP, Brastianos PK, Barker FG. Targeted sequencing of SMO and AKT1 in anterior skull base meningiomas. J Neurosurg. 2017 Aug; 127(2):438-444. PMID: 27885953.
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  12. Ghogawala Z, Barker FG, Benzel EC. More on Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2016 11 03; 375(18):1807. PMID: 27806223.
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  13. Ghogawala Z, Barker FG, Benzel EC. Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 11; 375(6):600-1. PMID: 27517105.
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  14. Brown PD, Jaeckle K, Ballman KV, Farace E, Cerhan JH, Anderson SK, Carrero XW, Barker FG, Deming R, Burri SH, Ménard C, Chung C, Stieber VW, Pollock BE, Galanis E, Buckner JC, Asher AL. Effect of Radiosurgery Alone vs Radiosurgery With Whole Brain Radiation Therapy on Cognitive Function in Patients With 1 to 3 Brain Metastases: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2016 Jul 26; 316(4):401-9. PMID: 27458945.
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  15. Ghogawala Z, Schwartz JS, Benzel EC, Magge SN, Coumans JV, Harrington JF, Gelbs JC, Whitmore RG, Butler WE, Barker FG. Increased Patient Enrollment to a Randomized Surgical Trial Through Equipoise Polling of an Expert Surgeon Panel. Ann Surg. 2016 Jul; 264(1):81-6. PMID: 26501698.
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  16. Dewan MC, Thompson RC, Kalkanis SN, Barker FG, Hadjipanayis CG. Prophylactic antiepileptic drug administration following brain tumor resection: results of a recent AANS/CNS Section on Tumors survey. J Neurosurg. 2017 Jun; 126(6):1772-1778. PMID: 27341048.
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  17. Taslimi S, Modabbernia A, Amin-Hanjani S, Barker FG, Macdonald RL. Natural history of cavernous malformation: Systematic review and meta-analysis of 25 studies. Neurology. 2016 May 24; 86(21):1984-91. PMID: 27164680; PMCID: PMC4887121 [Available on 05/24/17].
  18. Puram SV, Barber SR, Kozin ED, Shah P, Remenschneider A, Herrmann BS, Duhaime AC, Barker FG, Lee DJ. Outcomes following Pediatric Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery: Early Experiences in a North American Center. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Jul; 155(1):133-8. PMID: 27095049.
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  19. Ghogawala Z, Dziura J, Butler WE, Dai F, Terrin N, Magge SN, Coumans JV, Harrington JF, Amin-Hanjani S, Schwartz JS, Sonntag VK, Barker FG, Benzel EC. Laminectomy plus Fusion versus Laminectomy Alone for Lumbar Spondylolisthesis. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 14; 374(15):1424-34. PMID: 27074067.
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  20. Hwang WL, Marciscano AE, Niemierko A, Kim DW, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Curry WT, Barker FG, Martuza RL, Loeffler JS, Oh KS, Shih HA, Larvie M. Imaging and extent of surgical resection predict risk of meningioma recurrence better than WHO histopathological grade. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jun; 18(6):863-72. PMID: 26597949; PMCID: PMC4864259 [Available on 06/01/17].
  21. Brastianos PK, Shankar GM, Gill CM, Taylor-Weiner A, Nayyar N, Panka DJ, Sullivan RJ, Frederick DT, Abedalthagafi M, Jones PS, Dunn IF, Nahed BV, Romero JM, Louis DN, Getz G, Cahill DP, Santagata S, Curry WT, Barker FG. Dramatic Response of BRAF V600E Mutant Papillary Craniopharyngioma to Targeted Therapy. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2016 Feb; 108(2). PMID: 26498373; PMCID: PMC4862417 [Available on 02/01/17].
  22. Brastianos PK, Carter SL, Santagata S, Cahill DP, Taylor-Weiner A, Jones RT, Van Allen EM, Lawrence MS, Horowitz PM, Cibulskis K, Ligon KL, Tabernero J, Seoane J, Martinez-Saez E, Curry WT, Dunn IF, Paek SH, Park SH, McKenna A, Chevalier A, Rosenberg M, Barker FG, Gill CM, Van Hummelen P, Thorner AR, Johnson BE, Hoang MP, Choueiri TK, Signoretti S, Sougnez C, Rabin MS, Lin NU, Winer EP, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Meyerson M, Garraway L, Gabriel S, Lander ES, Beroukhim R, Batchelor TT, Baselga J, Louis DN, Getz G, Hahn WC. Genomic Characterization of Brain Metastases Reveals Branched Evolution and Potential Therapeutic Targets. Cancer Discov. 2015 Nov; 5(11):1164-1177. PMID: 26410082; PMCID: PMC4916970.
  23. Barker FG. Editorial: Randomized clinical trials and neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2016 Feb; 124(2):552-6; discussion 556-7. PMID: 26315008.
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  24. Scheller C, Wienke A, Tatagiba M, Gharabaghi A, Ramina KF, Ganslandt O, Bischoff B, Zenk J, Engelhorn T, Matthies C, Westermaier T, Antoniadis G, Pedro MT, Rohde V, von Eckardstein K, Kretschmer T, Kornhuber M, Steighardt J, Richter M, Barker FG, Strauss C. Prophylactic nimodipine treatment for cochlear and facial nerve preservation after vestibular schwannoma surgery: a randomized multicenter Phase III trial. J Neurosurg. 2016 Mar; 124(3):657-64. PMID: 26274985.
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  25. Marciscano AE, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Niemierko A, Larvie M, Curry WT, Barker FG, Martuza RL, McGuone D, Oh KS, Loeffler JS, Shih HA. Benign meningiomas (WHO Grade I) with atypical histological features: correlation of histopathological features with clinical outcomes. J Neurosurg. 2016 Jan; 124(1):106-14. PMID: 26274991.
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  26. Barker FG. Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: Perspective 2014. Neurosurgery. 2015 Aug; 62 Suppl 1:141-5. PMID: 26181934.
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  27. Shankar GM, Francis JM, Rinne ML, Ramkissoon SH, Huang FW, Venteicher AS, Akama-Garren EH, Kang YJ, Lelic N, Kim JC, Brown LE, Charbonneau SK, Golby AJ, Sekhar Pedamallu C, Hoang MP, Sullivan RJ, Cherniack AD, Garraway LA, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Reardon DA, Wen PY, Brastianos PK, Curry WT, Barker FG, Hahn WC, Nahed BV, Ligon KL, Louis DN, Cahill DP, Meyerson M. Rapid Intraoperative Molecular Characterization of Glioma. JAMA Oncol. 2015 Aug; 1(5):662-7. PMID: 26181761; PMCID: PMC4872045.
  28. Asher AL, Ballman KV, Farace E, Cerhan JH, Anderson SK, Carrero XW, Barker FG, Deming RL, Burri S, Menard C, Chung C, Stieber VW, Pollock BE, Galanis E, Buckner JC, Jaeckle KA. NCCTG N0574 (Alliance): A phase III randomized trial of whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) in addition to radiosurgery (SRS) in patients with 1 to 3 brain metastases. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jun 20; 33(18_suppl):LBA4. PMID: 28147714.
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  29. Puram SV, Herrmann B, Barker FG, Lee DJ. Retrosigmoid Craniotomy for Auditory Brainstem Implantation in Adult Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 2. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2015 Dec; 76(6):440-50. PMID: 27054058; PMCID: PMC4813683 [Available on 12/01/16].
  30. Puram SV, Tward AD, Jung DH, Dilger AE, Herrmann BS, Duhaime AC, Barker FG, Lee DJ. Auditory brainstem implantation in a 16-month-old boy with cochlear hypoplasia. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Apr; 36(4):618-24. PMID: 25473959.
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  31. Terry AR, Merker VL, Barker FG, Leffert L, Bateman BT, Souter I, Plotkin SR. Pregnancy complications in women with rare tumor suppressor syndromes affecting central and peripheral nervous system. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jul; 213(1):108-9. PMID: 25687565.
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  32. Shankar GM, Taylor-Weiner A, Lelic N, Jones RT, Kim JC, Francis JM, Abedalthagafi M, Borges LF, Coumans JV, Curry WT, Nahed BV, Shin JH, Paek SH, Park SH, Stewart C, Lawrence MS, Cibulskis K, Thorner AR, Van Hummelen P, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Batchelor TT, Carter SL, Hoang MP, Santagata S, Louis DN, Barker FG, Meyerson M, Getz G, Brastianos PK, Cahill DP. Sporadic hemangioblastomas are characterized by cryptic VHL inactivation. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2014 Dec 24; 2:167. PMID: 25589003; PMCID: PMC4297409.
  33. D'Ambrosio AL, Barker FG. Erratum to: AANS/CNS Section on Tumors : 30th Anniversary special issue. J Neurooncol. 2014 Nov; 120(2):449. PMID: 25266412.
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  34. Ghogawala Z, Benzel EC, Heary RF, Riew KD, Albert TJ, Butler WE, Barker FG, Heller JG, McCormick PC, Whitmore RG, Freund KM, Schwartz JS. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy surgical trial: randomized, controlled trial design and rationale. Neurosurgery. 2014 Oct; 75(4):334-46. PMID: 24991714; PMCID: PMC4633023.
  35. D'Ambrosio AL, D'Ambrosio A, Barker FG. AANS/CNS section on tumors: 30th anniversary special issue. J Neurooncol. 2014 Sep; 119(3):449-50. PMID: 25182603.
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  36. Lang FF, Barker FG. A history of the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors Biennial Satellite Symposium. J Neurooncol. 2014 Sep; 119(3):593-600. PMID: 25081975; PMCID: PMC4201033.
  37. Shankar GM, Barker FG. Primary CNS lymphoma: the role of resection. Oncology (Williston Park). 2014 Jul; 28(7):637-8, 640, 642. PMID: 25144287.
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  38. Lau D, Barker FG, Aghi MK. Awards, lectures, and fellowships sponsored by the AANS/CNS Section on Tumors. J Neurooncol. 2014 Sep; 119(3):583-91. PMID: 24893731.
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  39. Jones PS, Aghi MK, Muzikansky A, Shih HA, Barker FG, Curry WT. Outcomes and patterns of care in adult skull base chordomas from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Sep; 21(9):1490-6. PMID: 24852903.
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  40. Jones PS, Aghi MK, Muzikansky A, Shih HA, Barker FG, Curry WT. Outcomes and patterns of care in adult skull base chondrosarcomas from the SEER database. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Sep; 21(9):1497-502. PMID: 24792724.
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  41. Sampson JH, Barker FG. Methodology and reporting of meta-analyses in the neurosurgical literature. J Neurosurg. 2014 Apr; 120(4):791-4. PMID: 24460491.
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  42. Plotkin SR, Merker VL, Muzikansky A, Barker FG, Slattery W. Natural history of vestibular schwannoma growth and hearing decline in newly diagnosed neurofibromatosis type 2 patients. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Jan; 35(1):e50-6. PMID: 24335938.
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  43. Gray ST, Lin A, Curry WT, Barker FG, Busse P, Sanan A, Deschler DG, Lin DT. Delayed complications after anterior craniofacial resection of malignant skull base tumors. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2014 Apr; 75(2):110-6. PMID: 24719797; PMCID: PMC3969435.
  44. Dombi E, Ardern-Holmes SL, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Barker FG, Connor S, Evans DG, Fisher MJ, Goutagny S, Harris GJ, Jaramillo D, Karajannis MA, Korf BR, Mautner V, Plotkin SR, Poussaint TY, Robertson K, Shih CS, Widemann BC. Recommendations for imaging tumor response in neurofibromatosis clinical trials. Neurology. 2013 Nov 19; 81(21 Suppl 1):S33-40. PMID: 24249804; PMCID: PMC3908340.
  45. Plotkin SR, Ardern-Holmes SL, Barker FG, Blakeley JO, Evans DG, Ferner RE, Hadlock TA, Halpin C. Hearing and facial function outcomes for neurofibromatosis 2 clinical trials. Neurology. 2013 Nov 19; 81(21 Suppl 1):S25-32. PMID: 24249803; PMCID: PMC3908336.
  46. Herr MW, Sethi RK, Meier JC, Chambers KJ, Remenschneider A, Chan A, Curry WT, Barker FG, Deschler DG, Lin DT. 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; 75(1):58-64. PMID: 24498591; PMCID: PMC3912136.
  47. Dilwali S, Lysaght A, Roberts D, Barker FG, McKenna MJ, Stankovic KM. 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. PMID: 23512073; PMCID: PMC3655133.
  48. McDuff SG, Taich ZJ, Lawson JD, Sanghvi P, Wong ET, Barker FG, Hochberg FH, Loeffler JS, Warnke PC, Murphy KT, Mundt AJ, Carter BS, McDonald CR, Chen CC. Neurocognitive assessment following whole brain radiation therapy and radiosurgery for patients with cerebral metastases. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2013 Dec; 84(12):1384-91. PMID: 23715918.
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  49. Terry AR, Barker FG, Leffert L, Bateman BT, Souter I, Plotkin SR. Neurofibromatosis type 1 and pregnancy complications: a population-based study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul; 209(1):46.e1-8. PMID: 23535241.
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  50. Nunes FP, Merker VL, Jennings D, Caruso PA, di Tomaso E, Muzikansky A, Barker FG, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Plotkin SR. Bevacizumab treatment for meningiomas in NF2: a retrospective analysis of 15 patients. PLoS One. 2013; 8(3):e59941. PMID: 23555840; PMCID: PMC3605344.
  51. Yanamadala V, Walcott BP, Nahed BV, Barker FG. Retrograde third ventriculocisternostomy from the posterior fossa. Neurosurgery. 2013 Mar; 72(1 Suppl Operative):9-13; discussion 13-4. PMID: 23037821.
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  52. Jones PS, Dunn GP, Barker FG, Curry WT, Hochberg FH, Cahill DP. Molecular genetics of low-grade gliomas: genomic alterations guiding diagnosis and therapeutic intervention. 11th annual Frye-Halloran Brain Tumor Symposium. Neurosurg Focus. 2013 Feb; 34(2):E9. PMID: 23373454.
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  53. Barker FG. Editorial: stroke, geography, and provider density. J Neurosurg. 2013 Feb; 118(2):428-9; discussion 430. PMID: 23198832.
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  54. Amin-Hanjani S, Barker FG, Charbel FT, Connolly ES, Morcos JJ, Thompson BG. 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. PMID: 22668888.
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  55. Weaver KJ, Neal D, Hoh DJ, Mocco J, Barker FG, Hoh BL. The "July phenomenon" for neurosurgical mortality and complications in teaching hospitals: an analysis of more than 850,000 neurosurgical patients in the nationwide inpatient sample database, 1998 to 2008. Neurosurgery. 2012 Sep; 71(3):562-71; discussion 571. PMID: 22592329.
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  56. Plotkin SR, Merker VL, Halpin C, Jennings D, McKenna MJ, Harris GJ, Barker FG. Bevacizumab for progressive vestibular schwannoma in neurofibromatosis type 2: a retrospective review of 31 patients. Otol Neurotol. 2012 Aug; 33(6):1046-52. PMID: 22805104.
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  57. Hoh BL, Neal DW, Kleinhenz DT, Hoh DJ, Mocco J, Barker FG. Higher complications and no improvement in mortality in the ACGME resident duty-hour restriction era: an analysis of more than 107,000 neurosurgical trauma patients in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database. Neurosurgery. 2012 Jun; 70(6):1369-81; discussion 1381-2. PMID: 22227483.
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  58. Terry AR, Barker FG, Leffert L, Bateman BT, Souter I, Plotkin SR. Outcomes of hospitalization in pregnant women with CNS neoplasms: a population-based study. Neuro Oncol. 2012 Jun; 14(6):768-76. PMID: 22513749; PMCID: PMC3367848.
  59. Sheth SA, Kwon CS, Barker FG. The art of management decision making: from intuition to evidence-based medicine. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2012 Apr; 45(2):333-51, viii. PMID: 22483820.
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  60. Hoh BL, Kleinhenz DT, Chi YY, Mocco J, Barker FG. Incidence of ventricular shunt placement for hydrocephalus with clipping versus coiling for ruptured and unruptured cerebral aneurysms in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database: 2002 to 2007. World Neurosurg. 2011 Dec; 76(6):548-54. PMID: 22251503.
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  61. Hoh BL, Nathoo S, Chi YY, Mocco J, Barker FG. 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. PMID: 21499155.
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  62. Ghogawala Z, Martin B, Benzel EC, Dziura J, Magge SN, Abbed KM, Bisson EF, Shahid J, Coumans JV, Choudhri TF, Steinmetz MP, Krishnaney AA, King JT, Butler WE, Barker FG, Heary RF. Comparative effectiveness of ventral vs dorsal surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Neurosurgery. 2011 Mar; 68(3):622-30; discussion 630-1. PMID: 21164373.
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  63. Barker FG, Oyesiku NM. The Registrar. Neurosurgery. 2011 Jan 01; 68(1):1-5. PMID: 28175637.
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  64. Zlotnick D, Kalkanis SN, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Chung K, Linskey ME, Jensen RL, DeMonte F, Barker FG, Racine CA, Berger MS, Black PM, Cusimano M, Sekhar LN, Parsa A, Aghi M, McDermott MW. FACT-MNG: tumor site specific web-based outcome instrument for meningioma patients. J Neurooncol. 2010 Sep; 99(3):423-31. PMID: 20853019; PMCID: PMC2945473.
  65. Plotkin SR, Halpin C, McKenna MJ, Loeffler JS, Batchelor TT, Barker FG. Erlotinib for progressive vestibular schwannoma in neurofibromatosis 2 patients. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Sep; 31(7):1135-43. PMID: 20736812; PMCID: PMC4030413.
  66. Hoh BL, Chi YY, Waters MF, Mocco J, Barker FG. Effect of weekend compared with weekday stroke admission on thrombolytic use, in-hospital mortality, discharge disposition, hospital charges, and length of stay in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database, 2002 to 2007. Stroke. 2010 Oct; 41(10):2323-8. PMID: 20724715.
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  67. Engelhard HH, Villano JL, Porter KR, Stewart AK, Barua M, Barker FG, Newton HB. 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. PMID: 20594020.
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  68. Cahill DP, Barker FG, Davis KR, Kalva SP, Sahai I, Frosch MP. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 10-2010. A 37-year-old woman with weakness and a mass in the brain. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 08; 362(14):1326-33. PMID: 20375410.
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  69. Curry WT, Carter BS, Barker FG. 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. PMID: 20124933.
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  70. Barker FG. Pursuing excellence in healthcare delivery: American neurosurgery. Clin Neurosurg. 2010; 57:60-8. PMID: 21280496.
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  71. Connolly ES, Hoh BL, Selden NR, Asher AL, Kondziolka D, Boulis NM, Barker FG. Clipping versus coiling for ruptured intracranial aneurysms: integrated medical learning at CNS 2007. Neurosurgery. 2010 Jan; 66(1):19-34; discussion 34. PMID: 19935437.
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  72. Hoh BL, Chi YY, Lawson MF, Mocco J, Barker FG. Length of stay and total hospital charges of clipping versus coiling for ruptured and unruptured adult cerebral aneurysms in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database 2002 to 2006. Stroke. 2010 Feb; 41(2):337-42. PMID: 20044522.
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  73. Truong MT, Kamat UR, Liebsch NJ, Curry WT, Lin DT, Barker FG, Loeffler JS, Chan AW. Proton radiation therapy for primary sphenoid sinus malignancies: treatment outcome and prognostic factors. Head Neck. 2009 Oct; 31(10):1297-308. PMID: 19536762.
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  74. Gabeau-Lacet D, Engler D, Gupta S, Scangas GA, Betensky RA, Barker FG, Loeffler JS, Louis DN, Mohapatra G. Genomic profiling of atypical meningiomas associates gain of 1q with poor clinical outcome. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2009 Oct; 68(10):1155-65. PMID: 19918127; PMCID: PMC2847373.
  75. Lin HW, Rho MB, Amin-Hanjani S, Barker FG, Deschler DG. Glossopharyngeal and limited vagal neurectomy for cancer-related carotid sinus syncope. Skull Base. 2009 Sep; 19(5):369-73. PMID: 20190949; PMCID: PMC2765699.
  76. Gabeau-Lacet D, Aghi M, Betensky RA, Barker FG, Loeffler JS, Louis DN. Bone involvement predicts poor outcome in atypical meningioma. J Neurosurg. 2009 Sep; 111(3):464-71. PMID: 19267533; PMCID: PMC2845926.
  77. Barker FG, Connolly ES, Hoh BL, Selden NR, Asher AL, Kondziolka D, Boulis NM. Community and Individual Equipoise for Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysm Clipping versus Coiling: Results from Integrated Medical Learning: 920. Neurosurgery. 2009 Aug 01; 65(2):407. PMID: 28173191.
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  78. Plotkin SR, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Barker FG, Halpin C, Padera TP, Tyrrell A, Sorensen AG, Jain RK, di Tomaso E. Hearing improvement after bevacizumab in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jul 23; 361(4):358-67. PMID: 19587327; PMCID: PMC4816642.
  79. Curry WT, Barker FG. Racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in the treatment of brain tumors. J Neurooncol. 2009 May; 93(1):25-39. PMID: 19430880.
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  80. Plotkin SR, Halpin C, Blakeley JO, Slattery WH, Welling DB, Chang SM, Loeffler JS, Harris GJ, Sorensen AG, McKenna MJ, Barker FG. Suggested response criteria for phase II antitumor drug studies for neurofibromatosis type 2 related vestibular schwannoma. J Neurooncol. 2009 May; 93(1):61-77. PMID: 19430883; PMCID: PMC4036446.
  81. Aghi MK, Batchelor TT, Louis DN, Barker FG, Curry WT. Decreased rate of infection in glioblastoma patients with allelic loss of chromosome 10q. J Neurooncol. 2009 May; 93(1):115-20. PMID: 19430887.
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  82. Vogelbaum MA, Asher AL, Kondziolka D, Boulis NM, Selden NR, Hoh BL, Barker FG. Modern treatment of cerebral metastases: Integrated Medical Learning(SM) at CNS 2007. J Neurooncol. 2009 May; 93(1):89-105. PMID: 19430885.
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  83. Shelton BA, O'Hara E, Tubbs RS, Shoja MM, Barker FG, Cohen-Gadol AA. Emergency suboccipital decompression for respiratory arrest during supratentorial surgery: the untold story of a surgeon's courage in times of despair. J Neurosurg. 2009 Feb; 110(2):391-4. PMID: 18976053.
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  84. Barker FG. What is medical evidence? Clin Neurosurg. 2009; 56:24-33. PMID: 20214026.
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  85. Aghi MK, Carter BS, Cosgrove GR, Ojemann RG, Amin-Hanjani S, Martuza RL, Curry WT, Barker FG. Long-term recurrence rates of atypical meningiomas after gross total resection with or without postoperative adjuvant radiation. Neurosurgery. 2009 Jan; 64(1):56-60; discussion 60. PMID: 19145156.
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  86. Mikulec AA, Khan AM, Barker FG, McKenna MJ. Bilateral meningoencephalocele repair complicated by superior semicircular canal dehiscence: case report. Skull Base. 2008 Nov; 18(6):423-8. PMID: 19412414; PMCID: PMC2637070.
  87. Farrell CJ, Hoh BL, Pisculli ML, Henson JW, Barker FG, Curry WT. LIMITATIONS OF DIFFUSION-WEIGHTED IMAGING IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF POSTOPERATIVE INFECTIONS. Neurosurgery. 2008 Sep 15. PMID: 18824937.
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  88. Nichols AC, Chan AW, Curry WT, Barker FG, Deschler DG, Lin DT. Esthesioneuroblastoma: the massachusetts eye and ear infirmary and massachusetts general hospital experience with craniofacial resection, proton beam radiation, and chemotherapy. Skull Base. 2008 Sep; 18(5):327-37. PMID: 19240832; PMCID: PMC2637063.
  89. Lewis CM, Lin DT, Curry WT, Barker FG, Deschler DG. The use of nasopharyngeal airways for airway diversion in anterior craniofacial resection. Am J Rhinol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 22(5):529-32. PMID: 18954515.
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  90. Plotkin SR, Halpin CF, McKenna MJ, Batchelor TT, Loeffler JS, Barker FG. Treatment of progressive neurofibromatosis type 2-related vestibular schwannoma with erlotinib. J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 20; 26(15_suppl):2045. PMID: 27948119.
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  91. Farrell CJ, Hoh BL, Pisculli ML, Henson JW, Barker FG, Curry WT. Limitations of diffusion-weighted imaging in the diagnosis of postoperative infections. Neurosurgery. 2008 Mar; 62(3):577-83; discussion 577-83. PMID: 18301347.
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  92. Sher DJ, Henson JW, Avutu B, Hochberg FH, Batchelor TT, Martuza RL, Barker FG, Loeffler JS, Chakravarti A. The added value of concurrently administered temozolomide versus adjuvant temozolomide alone in newly diagnosed glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2008 May; 88(1):43-50. PMID: 18231723; PMCID: PMC2658810.
  93. Aghi MK, Eskandar EN, Carter BS, Curry WT, Barker FG. Increased prevalence of obesity and obesity-related postoperative complications in male patients with meningiomas. Neurosurgery. 2007 Oct; 61(4):754-60; discussion 760-1. PMID: 17986936.
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  94. Barker FG. Quality of life and individual treatment choice in trigeminal neuralgia. Pain. 2007 Oct; 131(3):234-6. PMID: 17768008.
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  95. Pelloski CE, Ballman KV, Furth AF, Zhang L, Lin E, Sulman EP, Bhat K, McDonald JM, Yung WK, Colman H, Woo SY, Heimberger AB, Suki D, Prados MD, Chang SM, Barker FG, Buckner JC, James CD, Aldape K. Epidermal growth factor receptor variant III status defines clinically distinct subtypes of glioblastoma. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Jun 01; 25(16):2288-94. PMID: 17538175.
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  96. Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Maldonado JL, Williams VL, Curry WT, Rodkey EA, Barker FG, Sloan AE. Racial/ethnic differences in survival among elderly patients with a primary glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2007 Nov; 85(2):171-80. PMID: 17530174.
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  97. Barker FG. Efficacy of prophylactic antibiotics against meningitis after craniotomy: a meta-analysis. Neurosurgery. 2007 May; 60(5):887-94; discussion 887-94. PMID: 17460524.
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  98. Ghogawala Z, Coumans JV, Benzel EC, Stabile LM, Barker FG. Ventral versus dorsal decompression for cervical spondylotic myelopathy: surgeons' assessment of eligibility for randomization in a proposed randomized controlled trial: results of a survey of the Cervical Spine Research Society. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Feb 15; 32(4):429-36. PMID: 17304133.
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  99. Aghi MK, Eskandar EN, Carter BS, Curry WT, Barker FG. Increased prevalence of obesity and obesity-related postoperative complications in male meningioma patients. Clin Neurosurg. 2007; 54:236-40. PMID: 18504925.
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  100. Ulmer S, Braga TA, Barker FG, Lev MH, Gonzalez RG, Henson JW. Clinical and radiographic features of peritumoral infarction following resection of glioblastoma. Neurology. 2006 Nov 14; 67(9):1668-70. PMID: 17101902.
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  101. Pommier P, Liebsch NJ, Deschler DG, Lin DT, McIntyre JF, Barker FG, Adams JA, Lopes VV, Varvares M, Loeffler JS, Chan AW. Proton beam radiation therapy for skull base adenoid cystic carcinoma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Nov; 132(11):1242-9. PMID: 17116822.
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  102. Smith ER, Butler WE, Barker FG. Is there a "July phenomenon" in pediatric neurosurgery at teaching hospitals? J Neurosurg. 2006 Sep; 105(3 Suppl):169-76. PMID: 16970228.
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  103. Barker FG. Brain metastasis. J Neurosurg. 2006 Sep; 105(3):371-2; discussion 372-4. PMID: 16961128.
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  104. Aghi MK, Curry WT, Carter B, Barker FG. High Incidence of Obesity and Obesity-related Postoperative Complications in Male Patients with Meningiomas 900. Neurosurgery. 2006 Aug 01; 59(2):487-488. PMID: 28180725.
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  105. Eskandar E, Barker FG, Rabinov JD. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 21-2006. A 61-year-old man with left-sided facial pain. N Engl J Med. 2006 Jul 13; 355(2):183-8. PMID: 16837683.
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  106. Pelloski CE, Lin E, Zhang L, Yung WK, Colman H, Liu JL, Woo SY, Heimberger AB, Suki D, Prados M, Chang S, Barker FG, Fuller GN, Aldape KD. Prognostic associations of activated mitogen-activated protein kinase and Akt pathways in glioblastoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2006 Jul 01; 12(13):3935-41. PMID: 16818690.
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  107. Barker FG, Chang SM. Improving resection of malignant glioma. Lancet Oncol. 2006 May; 7(5):359-60. PMID: 16648038.
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  108. Flickinger JC, Barker FG. Clinical results: Radiosurgery and radiotherapy of cranial nerve schwannomas. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2006 Apr; 17(2):121-8, vi. PMID: 16793504.
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  109. Aghi M, Kluwe L, Webster MT, Jacoby LB, Barker FG, Ojemann RG, Mautner VF, MacCollin M. Unilateral vestibular schwannoma with other neurofibromatosis type 2-related tumors: clinical and molecular study of a unique phenotype. J Neurosurg. 2006 Feb; 104(2):201-7. PMID: 16509493.
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  110. Aghi M, Barker FG. Benign adult brain tumors: an evidence-based medicine review. Prog Neurol Surg. 2006; 19:80-96. PMID: 17033148.
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  111. Aghi M, Gaviani P, Henson JW, Batchelor TT, Louis DN, Barker FG. Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics predict epidermal growth factor receptor amplification status in glioblastoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2005 Dec 15; 11(24 Pt 1):8600-5. PMID: 16361543.
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  112. Chang SM, Barker FG. Marital status, treatment, and survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme: a population based study. Cancer. 2005 Nov 01; 104(9):1975-84. PMID: 16130137.
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  113. Amin-Hanjani S, Butler WE, Ogilvy CS, Carter BS, Barker FG. Extracranial-intracranial bypass in the treatment of occlusive cerebrovascular disease and intracranial aneurysms in the United States between 1992 and 2001: a population-based study. J Neurosurg. 2005 Nov; 103(5):794-804. PMID: 16304982.
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  114. Barker FG, Carter BS. Synthesizing medical evidence: systematic reviews and metaanalyses. Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Oct 15; 19(4):E5. PMID: 16241107.
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  115. Mavrakis AN, Halpern EF, Barker FG, Gonzalez RG, Henson JW. Diagnostic evaluation of patients with a brain mass as the presenting manifestation of cancer. Neurology. 2005 Sep 27; 65(6):908-11. PMID: 16186533.
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  116. Curry WT, Butler WE, Barker FG. Rapidly rising incidence of cerebrospinal fluid shunting procedures for idiopathic intracranial hypertension in the United States, 1988-2002. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul; 57(1):97-108; discussion 97-108. PMID: 15987545.
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  117. Chan AW, Black P, Ojemann RG, Barker FG, Kooy HM, Lopes VV, McKenna MJ, Shrieve DC, Martuza RL, Loeffler JS. Stereotactic radiotherapy for vestibular schwannomas: favorable outcome with minimal toxicity. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul; 57(1):60-70; discussion 60-70. PMID: 15987541.
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  118. Curry WT, McDermott MW, Carter BS, Barker FG. Craniotomy for meningioma in the United States between 1988 and 2000: decreasing rate of mortality and the effect of provider caseload. J Neurosurg. 2005 Jun; 102(6):977-86. PMID: 16028755.
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  119. Barker FG, McDermott MW. Prizes, lectures, and awards of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Section on Tumors. Neurosurg Focus. 2005 Apr 15; 18(4):e11. PMID: 15844863.
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  120. Barker FG. Surgical and radiosurgical management of brain metastases. Surg Clin North Am. 2005 Apr; 85(2):329-45. PMID: 15833475.
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  121. Cady B, Barker F, Easson A, Aboulafia AJ, Ferson PF, Miner T, Morgentaler A. Part 3: surgical palliation of advanced illness: what's new, what's helpful. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Mar; 200(3):457-66. PMID: 15737858.
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  122. Barker FG, Curry WT, Carter BS. Surgery for primary supratentorial brain tumors in the United States, 1988 to 2000: the effect of provider caseload and centralization of care. Neuro Oncol. 2005 Jan; 7(1):49-63. PMID: 15701282; PMCID: PMC1871628.
  123. Chiocca EA, Abbed KM, Tatter S, Louis DN, Hochberg FH, Barker F, Kracher J, Grossman SA, Fisher JD, Carson K, Rosenblum M, Mikkelsen T, Olson J, Markert J, Rosenfeld S, Nabors LB, Brem S, Phuphanich S, Freeman S, Kaplan R, Zwiebel J. A phase I open-label, dose-escalation, multi-institutional trial of injection with an E1B-Attenuated adenovirus, ONYX-015, into the peritumoral region of recurrent malignant gliomas, in the adjuvant setting. Mol Ther. 2004 Nov; 10(5):958-66. PMID: 15509513.
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  124. Ghogawala Z, Benzel EC, Amin-Hanjani S, Barker FG, Harrington JF, Magge SN, Strugar J, Coumans JV, Borges LF. Prospective outcomes evaluation after decompression with or without instrumented fusion for lumbar stenosis and degenerative Grade I spondylolisthesis. J Neurosurg Spine. 2004 Oct; 1(3):267-72. PMID: 15478364.
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  125. Barker FG, Amin-Hanjani S. Changing neurosurgical workload in the United States, 1988-2001: craniotomy other than trauma in adults. Neurosurgery. 2004 Sep; 55(3):506-17; discussion 517-8. PMID: 15335418.
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  126. Barker FG, Linskey ME. History of the AANS/CNS joint section on tumors and preface to the 20th anniversary Journal of Neuro-Oncology Special Issue. J Neurooncol. 2004 Aug-Sep; 69(1-3):1-18. PMID: 15527076.
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  127. Rabinov JD, Barker FG, McKenna MJ, Curtin HD. Virtual cisternoscopy: 3D MRI models of the cerebellopontine angle for lesions related to the cranial nerves. Skull Base. 2004 May; 14(2):93-9; discussion 99. PMID: 16145590; PMCID: PMC1151677.
  128. Barker FG. Craniotomy for the resection of metastatic brain tumors in the U.S., 1988-2000: decreasing mortality and the effect of provider caseload. Cancer. 2004 Mar 01; 100(5):999-1007. PMID: 14983496.
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  129. Smith ER, Butler WE, Barker FG. Craniotomy for resection of pediatric brain tumors in the United States, 1988 to 2000: effects of provider caseloads and progressive centralization and specialization of care. Neurosurgery. 2004 Mar; 54(3):553-63; discussion 563-5. PMID: 15028128.
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  130. Smith ER, Butler WE, Barker FG. In-hospital mortality rates after ventriculoperitoneal shunt procedures in the United States, 1998 to 2000: relation to hospital and surgeon volume of care. J Neurosurg. 2004 Feb; 100(2 Suppl Pediatrics):90-7. PMID: 14758935.
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  131. Amin-Hanjani S, Ogilvy CS, Barker FG. Does intracisternal thrombolysis prevent vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage? A meta-analysis. Neurosurgery. 2004 Feb; 54(2):326-34; discussion 334-5. PMID: 14744278.
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  132. Ramsey MJ, McKenna MJ, Barker FG. Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2004 Jan; 100(1):123-4. PMID: 14743923.
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  133. Barker FG, Amin-Hanjani S, Butler WE, Hoh BL, Rabinov JD, Pryor JC, Ogilvy CS, Carter BS. Age-dependent differences in short-term outcome after surgical or endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms in the United States, 1996-2000. Neurosurgery. 2004 Jan; 54(1):18-28; discussion 28-30. PMID: 14683537.
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  134. Eskandar EN, Flaherty A, Cosgrove GR, Shinobu LA, Barker FG. Surgery for Parkinson disease in the United States, 1996 to 2000: practice patterns, short-term outcomes, and hospital charges in a nationwide sample. J Neurosurg. 2003 Nov; 99(5):863-71. PMID: 14609166.
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  135. Barker FG, Klibanski A, Swearingen B. Transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors in the United States, 1996-2000: mortality, morbidity, and the effects of hospital and surgeon volume. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Oct; 88(10):4709-19. PMID: 14557445.
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  136. Weber DC, Chan AW, Bussiere MR, Harsh GR, Ancukiewicz M, Barker FG, Thornton AT, Martuza RL, Nadol JB, Chapman PH, Loeffler JS. Proton beam radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma: tumor control and cranial nerve toxicity. Neurosurgery. 2003 Sep; 53(3):577-86; discussion 586-8. PMID: 12943574.
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  137. Barker FG, Carter BS, Ojemann RG, Jyung RW, Poe DS, McKenna MJ. Surgical excision of acoustic neuroma: patient outcome and provider caseload. Laryngoscope. 2003 Aug; 113(8):1332-43. PMID: 12897555.
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  138. Hoh BL, Rabinov JD, Pryor JC, Carter BS, Barker FG. In-hospital morbidity and mortality after endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms in the United States, 1996-2000: effect of hospital and physician volume. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Aug; 24(7):1409-20. PMID: 12917139.
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  139. Barker FG, Butler WE, Lyons S, Cascio E, Ogilvy CS, Loeffler JS, Chapman PH. Dose-volume prediction of radiation-related complications after proton beam radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 2003 Aug; 99(2):254-63. PMID: 12924697.
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  140. Kalkanis SN, Eskandar EN, Carter BS, Barker FG. Microvascular decompression surgery in the United States, 1996 to 2000: mortality rates, morbidity rates, and the effects of hospital and surgeon volumes. Neurosurgery. 2003 Jun; 52(6):1251-61; discussion 1261-2. PMID: 12762870.
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  141. Chang SM, Parney IF, McDermott M, Barker FG, Schmidt MH, Huang W, Laws ER, Lillehei KO, Bernstein M, Brem H, Sloan AE, Berger M. Perioperative complications and neurological outcomes of first and second craniotomies among patients enrolled in the Glioma Outcome Project. J Neurosurg. 2003 Jun; 98(6):1175-81. PMID: 12816260.
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  142. Olivi A, Grossman SA, Tatter S, Barker F, Judy K, Olsen J, Bruce J, Hilt D, Fisher J, Piantadosi S. Dose escalation of carmustine in surgically implanted polymers in patients with recurrent malignant glioma: a New Approaches to Brain Tumor Therapy CNS Consortium trial. J Clin Oncol. 2003 May 01; 21(9):1845-9. PMID: 12721262.
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  143. Barker FG, Amin-Hanjani S, Butler WE, Ogilvy CS, Carter BS. In-hospital mortality and morbidity after surgical treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms in the United States, 1996-2000: the effect of hospital and surgeon volume. Neurosurgery. 2003 May; 52(5):995-1007; discussion 1007-9. PMID: 12699540.
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  144. Rabinov JD, Lee PL, Barker FG, Louis DN, Harsh GR, Cosgrove GR, Chiocca EA, Thornton AF, Loeffler JS, Henson JW, Gonzalez RG. In vivo 3-T MR spectroscopy in the distinction of recurrent glioma versus radiation effects: initial experience. Radiology. 2002 Dec; 225(3):871-9. PMID: 12461273.
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  145. Barker FG. Efficacy of prophylactic antibiotic therapy in spinal surgery: a meta-analysis. Neurosurgery. 2002 Aug; 51(2):391-400; discussion 400-1. PMID: 12182777.
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  146. Chang SM, Barker FG, Schmidt MH, Sloan AE, Kasper R, Phillips L, Shih K, Hariharan S, Berger MS. Clinical trial participation among patients enrolled in the Glioma Outcomes Project. Cancer. 2002 May 15; 94(10):2681-7. PMID: 12173337.
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  147. Barker FG, Chang SM, Larson DA, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Wilson CB, Prados MD. Age and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme. Neurosurgery. 2001 Dec; 49(6):1288-97; discussion 1297-8. PMID: 11846927.
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  148. Soutter WP, Haidopoulos D, Gornall RJ, McIndoe GA, Fox J, Mason WP, Flanagan A, Nicholas N, Barker F, Abrahams J, Lampert I, Sarhanis P. Is conservative treatment for adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix safe? BJOG. 2001 Nov; 108(11):1184-9. PMID: 11762660.
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  149. Barker FG, Simmons ML, Chang SM, Prados MD, Larson DA, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Berger MS, Chen P, Israel MA, Aldape KD. EGFR overexpression and radiation response in glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001 Oct 01; 51(2):410-8. PMID: 11567815.
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  150. Christian M, Marangos P, Mak I, McVey J, Barker F, White J, Brosens JJ. Interferon-gamma modulates prolactin and tissue factor expression in differentiating human endometrial stromal cells. Endocrinology. 2001 Jul; 142(7):3142-51. PMID: 11416037.
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  151. Barker FG, Amin-Hanjani S, Butler WE, Lyons S, Ojemann RG, Chapman PH, Ogilvy CS. Temporal clustering of hemorrhages from untreated cavernous malformations of the central nervous system. Neurosurgery. 2001 Jul; 49(1):15-24; discussion 24-5. PMID: 11440436.
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  152. Simmons ML, Lamborn KR, Takahashi M, Chen P, Israel MA, Berger MS, Godfrey T, Nigro J, Prados M, Chang S, Barker FG, Aldape K. Analysis of complex relationships between age, p53, epidermal growth factor receptor, and survival in glioblastoma patients. Cancer Res. 2001 Feb 01; 61(3):1122-8. PMID: 11221842.
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  153. Wackym PA, King WA, Poe DS, Meyer GA, Ojemann RG, Barker FG, Walsh PR, Staecker H. Adjunctive use of endoscopy during acoustic neuroma surgery. Laryngoscope. 1999 Aug; 109(8):1193-201. PMID: 10443819.
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  154. Swearingen B, Biller BM, Barker FG, Katznelson L, Grinspoon S, Klibanski A, Zervas NT. Long-term mortality after transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing disease. Ann Intern Med. 1999 May 18; 130(10):821-4. PMID: 10366371.
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  155. Loeffler JS, Barker FG, Chapman PH. Role of radiosurgery in the management of central nervous system metastases. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 1999; 43 Suppl:S11-4. PMID: 10357553.
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  156. Swearingen B, Barker FG, Zervas NT. The management of pituitary adenomas: the MGH experience. Clin Neurosurg. 1999; 45:48-56. PMID: 10461502.
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  157. Wackym PA, King WA, Barker FG, Poe DS. Endoscope-assisted vestibular neurectomy. Laryngoscope. 1998 Dec; 108(12):1787-93. PMID: 9851492.
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  158. Brosens JJ, de Souza NM, Barker FG. Steroid hormone-dependent myometrial zonal differentiation in the non-pregnant human uterus. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1998 Dec; 81(2):247-51. PMID: 9989873.
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  159. Swearingen B, Barker FG, Katznelson L, Biller BM, Grinspoon S, Klibanski A, Moayeri N, Black PM, Zervas NT. Long-term mortality after transsphenoidal surgery and adjunctive therapy for acromegaly. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1998 Oct; 83(10):3419-26. PMID: 9768641.
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  160. Brosens JJ, Barker FG, de Souza NM. Myometrial zonal differentiation and uterine junctional zone hyperplasia in the non-pregnant uterus. Hum Reprod Update. 1998 Sep-Oct; 4(5):496-502. PMID: 10027601.
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  161. Barker FG, Chang SM, Gutin PH, Malec MK, McDermott MW, Prados MD, Wilson CB. Survival and functional status after resection of recurrent glioblastoma multiforme. Neurosurgery. 1998 Apr; 42(4):709-20; discussion 720-3. PMID: 9574634.
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  162. Chang SM, Barker FG, Huhn SL, Nicholas MK, Page M, Rabbitt J, Prados MD. High dose oral tamoxifen and subcutaneous interferon alpha-2a for recurrent glioma. J Neurooncol. 1998 Apr; 37(2):169-76. PMID: 9524096.
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  163. Barker FG. Repairing holes in the head: a history of cranioplasty. Neurosurgery. 1997 Oct; 41(4):999. PMID: 9316073.
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  164. Barker FG, Chang SM, Huhn SL, Davis RL, Gutin PH, McDermott MW, Wilson CB, Prados MD. Age and the risk of anaplasia in magnetic resonance-nonenhancing supratentorial cerebral tumors. Cancer. 1997 Sep 01; 80(5):936-41. PMID: 9307194.
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  165. Barker FG, Jannetta PJ, Bissonette DJ, Jho HD. Trigeminal numbness and tic relief after microvascular decompression for typical trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery. 1997 Jan; 40(1):39-45. PMID: 8971822.
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  166. Barker FG, Chang SM, Valk PE, Pounds TR, Prados MD. 18-Fluorodeoxyglucose uptake and survival of patients with suspected recurrent malignant glioma. Cancer. 1997 Jan 01; 79(1):115-26. PMID: 8988735.
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  167. Barker FG, Chen P, Furman F, Aldape KD, Edwards MS, Israel MA. P16 deletion and mutation analysis in human brain tumors. J Neurooncol. 1997 Jan; 31(1-2):17-23. PMID: 9049826.
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  168. Ogilvy CS, Barker FG, Joseph MP, Cheney ML, Swearingen B, Crowell RM. Transfacial transclival approach for midline posterior circulation aneurysms. Neurosurgery. 1996 Oct; 39(4):736-41; discussion 742. PMID: 8880766.
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  169. Barker FG. Analysis of the relationship between long-term operative success and a transient or delayed operative side effect. Neurosurgery. 1996 Aug; 39(2):412-5; discussion 415-6. PMID: 8832685.
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  170. Barker FG, Jannetta PJ, Babu RP, Pomonis S, Bissonette DJ, Jho HD. Long-term outcome after operation for trigeminal neuralgia in patients with posterior fossa tumors. J Neurosurg. 1996 May; 84(5):818-25. PMID: 8622156.
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  171. Barker FG, Jannetta PJ, Bissonette DJ, Larkins MV, Jho HD. The long-term outcome of microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. N Engl J Med. 1996 Apr 25; 334(17):1077-83. PMID: 8598865.
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  172. Barker FG, Davis RL, Chang SM, Prados MD. Necrosis as a prognostic factor in glioblastoma multiforme. Cancer. 1996 Mar 15; 77(6):1161-6. PMID: 8635139.
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  173. Barker FG, Prados MD, Chang SM, Davis RL, Gutin PH, Lamborn KR, Larson DA, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Wilson CB. Bromodeoxyuridine labeling index in glioblastoma multiforme: relation to radiation response, age, and survival. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1996 Mar 01; 34(4):803-8. PMID: 8598356.
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  174. Barker FG, Ogilvy CS. Efficacy of prophylactic nimodipine for delayed ischemic deficit after subarachnoid hemorrhage: a metaanalysis. J Neurosurg. 1996 Mar; 84(3):405-14. PMID: 8609551.
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  175. Butler WE, Barker FG, Crowell RM. Patients with polycystic kidney disease would benefit from routine magnetic resonance angiographic screening for intracerebral aneurysms: a decision analysis. Neurosurgery. 1996 Mar; 38(3):506-15; discussion 515-6. PMID: 8837803.
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  176. Barker FG, Prados MD, Chang SM, Gutin PH, Lamborn KR, Larson DA, Malec MK, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Wara WM, Wilson CB. Radiation response and survival time in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurosurg. 1996 Mar; 84(3):442-8. PMID: 8609556.
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  177. Fick J, Barker FG, Dazin P, Westphale EM, Beyer EC, Israel MA. The extent of heterocellular communication mediated by gap junctions is predictive of bystander tumor cytotoxicity in vitro. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1995 Nov 21; 92(24):11071-5. PMID: 7479939; PMCID: PMC40573.
  178. Barker FG, Israel MA. The molecular biology of brain tumors. Neurol Clin. 1995 Nov; 13(4):701-21. PMID: 8583993.
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  179. Brosens JJ, de Souza NM, Barker FG, Paraschos T, Winston RM. Endovaginal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of adenomyosis uteri: identifying the predictive characteristics. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1995 Jun; 102(6):471-4. PMID: 7632639.
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  180. Akosa AB, Barker F, Desa L, Benjamin I, Krausz T. Cytologic diagnosis in the management of gallbladder carcinoma. Acta Cytol. 1995 May-Jun; 39(3):494-8. PMID: 7762339.
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  181. Chang SM, Barker FG, Larson DA, Bollen AW, Prados MD. Sarcomas subsequent to cranial irradiation. Neurosurgery. 1995 Apr; 36(4):685-90. PMID: 7596497.
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  182. Barker FG. Phineas among the phrenologists: the American crowbar case and nineteenth-century theories of cerebral localization. J Neurosurg. 1995 Apr; 82(4):672-82. PMID: 7897537.
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  183. Barker FG, Jannetta PJ, Bissonette DJ, Shields PT, Larkins MV, Jho HD. Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm. J Neurosurg. 1995 Feb; 82(2):201-10. PMID: 7815147.
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  184. Barker FG, Ogilvy CS, Chin JK, Joseph MP, Pile-Spellman J, Crowell RM. Transethmoidal transsphenoidal approach for embolization of a carotid-cavernous fistula. Case report. J Neurosurg. 1994 Dec; 81(6):921-3. PMID: 7965123.
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  185. Barker FG. Efficacy of prophylactic antibiotics for craniotomy: a meta-analysis. Neurosurgery. 1994 Sep; 35(3):484-90; discussion 491-2. PMID: 7646627.
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  186. Barker FG, Tatter SB. Flow-directed atrial catheter placement for ventriculoatrial shunts: technical note. Neurosurgery. 1994 Sep; 35(3):534-5; discussion 535-6. PMID: 7800150.
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  187. Yaremchuk MJ, Fiala TG, Barker F, Ragland R. The effects of rigid fixation on craniofacial growth of rhesus monkeys. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 Jan; 93(1):1-10; discussion 11-5. PMID: 8278464.
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  188. Barker FG. The Massachusetts General Hospital. Early history and neurosurgery to 1939. J Neurosurg. 1993 Dec; 79(6):948-59. PMID: 8246065.
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  189. Frim DM, Barker FG, Poletti CE, Hamilton AJ. Postoperative low-dose heparin decreases thromboembolic complications in neurosurgical patients. Neurosurgery. 1992 Jun; 30(6):830-2; discussion 832-3. PMID: 1614582.
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  190. Kang JY, Alexander B, Barker F, Man WK, Williamson RC. The effect of chilli ingestion on gastrointestinal mucosal proliferation and azoxymethane-induced cancer in the rat. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 1992 Mar-Apr; 7(2):194-8. PMID: 1373965.
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  191. Barker FG, Heros RC. Clinical aspects of vasospasm. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 1990 Apr; 1(2):277-88. PMID: 2136141.
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  192. Roddie M, Adam A, Lambert H, Pickering D, Barker F. Case report 516: Lumbar vertebral chordoma causing sclerosis of affected vertebra (3rd lumbar vertebra). Skeletal Radiol. 1989; 17(8):611-3. PMID: 2919307.
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  193. Barker FG, Leppard BJ, Seal DV. Streptococcal necrotising fasciitis: comparison between histological and clinical features. J Clin Pathol. 1987 Mar; 40(3):335-41. PMID: 3558868; PMCID: PMC1140910.
  194. Thirimurthi K, Casey M, Barker F, Duffy G. Glomerular filtration rate measurements with a CdTe detector system in patients undergoing renal scintigraphy. J Nucl Med Allied Sci. 1984 Oct-Dec; 28(4):245-50. PMID: 6399076.
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