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    Harjus Birk

    TitleResident Physician
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8893
    CA San Diego 92103
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      1. Chan AK, Birk H, Yue JK, Winkler EA, McDermott MW. Bilateral External Ventricular Drain Placement and Intraventricular Irrigation Combined with Concomitant Serial Prone Patient Positioning: A Novel Treatment for Gravity-Dependent Layering in Bacterial Ventriculitis. Cureus. 2017 Apr 18; 9(4):e1175. PMID: 28533993.
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      2. Winkler EA, Birk H, Safaee M, Yue JK, Burke JF, Viner JA, Pekmezci M, Perry A, Aghi MK, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Erratum to: Surgical resection of fourth ventricular ependymomas: case series and technical nuances. J Neurooncol. 2017 Jan; 131(2):423. PMID: 28039568.
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      3. Birk H, Han SJ, Butowski NA. Treatment options for recurrent high-grade gliomas. CNS Oncol. 2017 01; 6(1):61-70. PMID: 28001091.
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      4. Liu SJ, Horlbeck MA, Cho SW, Birk H, Malatesta M, He D, Attenello FJ, Villalta JE, Cho MY, Chen Y, Mandegar MA, Olvera MP, Gilbert LA, Conklin BR, Chang HY, Weissman JS, Lim DA. CRISPRi-based genome-scale identification of functional long noncoding RNA loci in human cells. Science. 2017 01 06; 355(6320). PMID: 27980086.
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      5. Birk H, Zygourakis CC, Kliot M. Developing an algorithm for cost-effective, clinically judicious management of peripheral nerve tumors. Surg Neurol Int. 2016; 7:80. PMID: 27625890; PMCID: PMC5009575.
      6. Chan AK, Birk H, Winkler EA, Viner JA, Taylor JW, McDermott MW. Stability of Programmable Shunt Valve Settings with Simultaneous Use of the Optune Transducer Array: A Case Report. Cureus. 2016 Jul 07; 8(7):e675. PMID: 27551653; PMCID: PMC4977218.
      7. Englot DJ, Birk H, Chang EF. Seizure outcomes in nonresective epilepsy surgery: an update. Neurosurg Rev. 2017 Apr; 40(2):181-194. PMID: 27206422.
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      8. Birk H, Han SJ, Rolston JD, Rowland NC, Lau C, Theodosopoulos PV, McDermott MW. Resident-led Implementation of a Standardized Handoff System to Facilitate Transfer of Postoperative Neurosurgical Patients to the ICU. Cureus. 2016 Jan 18; 8(1):e461. PMID: 26929888; PMCID: PMC4762767.
      9. Birk H. United States National Healthcare Policies 2015: An Analysis with Implications for the Future of Medicine. Cureus. 2016 Jan 07; 8(1):e451. PMID: 26918219; PMCID: PMC4744066.
      10. Winkler EA, Yue JK, Birk H, Robinson CK, Manley GT, Dhall SS, Tarapore PE. Perioperative morbidity and mortality after lumbar trauma in the elderly. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Oct; 39(4):E2. PMID: 26424342.
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      11. Winkler EA, Rowland NC, Yue JK, Birk H, Ozpinar A, Tay B, Ames CP, Mummaneni PV, El-Sayed IH. A Tunneled Subcricoid Approach for Anterior Cervical Spine Reoperation: Technical and Safety Results. World Neurosurg. 2016 Feb; 86:328-35. PMID: 26409079.
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      12. Han SJ, Englot DJ, Birk H, Molinaro AM, Chang SM, Clarke JL, Prados MD, Taylor JW, Berger MS, Butowski NA. Impact of Timing of Concurrent Chemoradiation for Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: A Critical Review of Current Evidence. Neurosurgery. 2015 Aug; 62 Suppl 1:160-5. PMID: 26181937.
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