M J Barry

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adverse effects of robotic-assisted laparoscopic versus open retropubic radical prostatectomy among a nationwide random sample of medicare-age men
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:513-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Relationships among participant international prostate symptom score, benign prostatic hyperplasia impact index changes and global ratings of change in a trial of phytotherapy in men with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 189:987-92. 2013
  3. pmc Effect of increasing doses of saw palmetto extract on lower urinary tract symptoms: a randomized trial
    Michael J Barry
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 306:1344-51. 2011
  4. pmc Performance of the American Urological Association Symptom Index with and without an additional urge incontinence item
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 78:550-4. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Health decision aids to facilitate shared decision making in office practice
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:127-35. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Overlap of different urological symptom complexes in a racially and ethnically diverse, community-based population of men and women
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BJU Int 101:45-51. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: how serious is getting a diagnosis of prostate cancer?
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oncologist 13:306-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for men with clinically nonmetastatic prostate carcinoma managed with radical prostactectomy, external beam radiotherapy, or expectant management: a retrospective analysis
    M J Barry
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 91:2302-14. 2001
  9. pmc The rising prevalence of androgen deprivation among older American men since the advent of prostate-specific antigen testing: a population-based cohort study
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, MA 02114, USA
    BJU Int 98:973-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Revisiting my personal decision about prostate-specific antigen testing in 2005
    Michael J Barry
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 96:954-6. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications51

  1. pmc Adverse effects of robotic-assisted laparoscopic versus open retropubic radical prostatectomy among a nationwide random sample of medicare-age men
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:513-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the risks of problems with continence and sexual function following these procedures among Medicare-age men...
  2. doi request reprint Relationships among participant international prostate symptom score, benign prostatic hyperplasia impact index changes and global ratings of change in a trial of phytotherapy in men with lower urinary tract symptoms
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 189:987-92. 2013
    ..We related changes in American Urological Association symptom index scores with bother measures and global ratings of change in men with lower urinary tract symptoms who were enrolled in a saw palmetto trial...
  3. pmc Effect of increasing doses of saw palmetto extract on lower urinary tract symptoms: a randomized trial
    Michael J Barry
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA 306:1344-51. 2011
    ..Saw palmetto fruit extracts are widely used for treating lower urinary tract symptoms attributed to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); however, recent clinical trials have questioned their efficacy, at least at standard doses (320 mg/d)...
  4. pmc Performance of the American Urological Association Symptom Index with and without an additional urge incontinence item
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 78:550-4. 2011
    ..To examine the value of adding an urge incontinence question to the American Urological Association Symptom Index (AUASI) among men in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Urological Symptoms (CAMUS) trial...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health decision aids to facilitate shared decision making in office practice
    Michael J Barry
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:127-35. 2002
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Overlap of different urological symptom complexes in a racially and ethnically diverse, community-based population of men and women
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BJU Int 101:45-51. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Commentary: how serious is getting a diagnosis of prostate cancer?
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oncologist 13:306-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for men with clinically nonmetastatic prostate carcinoma managed with radical prostactectomy, external beam radiotherapy, or expectant management: a retrospective analysis
    M J Barry
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 91:2302-14. 2001
    ..The authors sought to define the outcomes of three common strategies for managing patients with nonmetastatic prostate carcinoma: expectant management, radiotherapy, and radical prostatectomy...
  9. pmc The rising prevalence of androgen deprivation among older American men since the advent of prostate-specific antigen testing: a population-based cohort study
    Michael J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Maine Medical Center, MA 02114, USA
    BJU Int 98:973-8. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Revisiting my personal decision about prostate-specific antigen testing in 2005
    Michael J Barry
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 96:954-6. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Fecal occult blood testing for colorectal cancer: a perspective
    M J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Ann Oncol 13:61-4. 2002
    ..Whether and how to implement population-based screening for colorectal cancer depends largely on available resources...
  12. ncbi request reprint PSA screening for prostate cancer: the current controversy--a viewpoint. Patient Outcomes Research Team for Prostatic Diseases
    M J Barry
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Ann Oncol 9:1279-82. 1998
    ..A shared approach to decisions about screening individual patients pending better evidence is one strategy for clinicians to consider in dealing with this controversial problem...
  13. ncbi request reprint Interpreting results of prostate-specific antigen testing for early detection of prostate cancer
    J B Meigs
    General Internal Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 11:505-12. 1996
    ..Likelihood ratios demonstrate that the ability of the PSA test to discriminate potentially curable prostate cancer from BPH is dramatically lower in men selected with lower urinary tract symptoms than in randomly selected men...
  14. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for clinical benign prostatic hyperplasia in a community-based population of healthy aging men
    J B Meigs
    General Medicine Unit, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:935-44. 2001
    ..Risk associated with heart disease does not appear to be due solely to detection bias or to effects of heart disease medications. A wide variety of other characteristics appear to have no influence on risk for clinical BPH...
  15. pmc Diagnosis and treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Practice patterns of primary care physicians
    M M Collins
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:224-9. 1997
    ..Some of their diagnostic evaluations vary from the recommendations of a national guideline and urologists' practices. Referral thresholds appear to vary considerably...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical inertia in the management of Type 2 diabetes metabolic risk factors
    R W Grant
    General Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Diabet Med 21:150-5. 2004
    ..We assessed intensification of medical therapy over time, comparing the management of hyperglycaemia, hypertension, and hyperlipidaemia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of symptoms and quality of life in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    M J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 58:25-32; discussion 32. 2001
    ..Men with a severe burden of lower urinary tract symptoms often have measurable decrements in overall health-related quality of life, which can be ameliorated by treatment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Measurement of overall and disease-specific health status: does the order of questionnaires make a difference?
    M J Barry
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Health Serv Res Policy 1:20-7. 1996
    ..This study was designed to detect any effect of order when modules on disease-specific and overall health status are combined in an outcomes research questionnaire...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and implications of incidental findings on ED abdominal CT scans
    W A Messersmith
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 19:479-81. 2001
    ..Although work-up of these 11 cases did not yield any serious diagnoses, many potentially serious incidental findings without follow-up remain worrisome...
  20. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of web-based diabetes disease management: the MGH diabetes primary care improvement project
    James B Meigs
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:750-7. 2003
    ..To test effects of a web-based decision support tool, the diabetes Disease Management Application (DMA), developed to improve evidence-based management of type 2 diabetes...
  21. pmc Association between past urinary tract infections and current symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
    Nicholas A Daniels
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:509-16. 2007
    ..01). There is a strong association between current symptoms of CP/CPPS and a history of urinary tract infections, particularly of multiple infections. The causality between chronic UTIs and CP/CPPS needs to be clarified by further study...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer: a decision-analytical perspective
    Julia H Hayes
    Diana Farber Cancer Institute, Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    BJU Int 100:486-8. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint The impact of androgen deprivation on quality of life after radical prostatectomy for prostate carcinoma
    Floyd J Fowler
    Center for Survey Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 95:287-95. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Detection of prostate cancer via biopsy in the Medicare-SEER population during the PSA era
    H Gilbert Welch
    VA Outcomes Group 111B, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:1395-400. 2007
    ..We sought national estimates on the proportion of men found to have prostate cancer after a needle biopsy of the prostate and the risk of subsequent biopsies among those not found to have prostate cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prostate biopsies in men with limited life expectancy
    John H Wasson
    Center for the Aging, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755 3862, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 5:137-42. 2002
    ..Authorities discourage prostate screening in men who are likely to die from causes other than prostate cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Communication and decision making in cancer care: setting research priorities for decision support/patients' decision aids
    Amber E Barnato
    Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:626-34. 2007
    ..Finally, Dr. Amber Barnato conducted a simple vote count (see Table 1) to prioritize the panelists' and the audience's recommendations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment on: poor overall survival in septa- and octogenarian patients after radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy for prostate cancer: a population-based study of 6183 men
    Michael J Barry
    Eur Urol 54:116-7. 2008
  28. pmc Automated identification of a physician's primary patients
    Thomas A Lasko
    MIT CSAIL, 32 Vassar Street, 32 252, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:74-9. 2006
    ..To develop and validate an automated method for determining the set of patients for whom a given primary care physician holds overall clinical responsibility...
  29. doi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 15-2008. A 55-year-old man with an elevated prostate-specific antigen level and early-stage prostate cancer
    Michael J Barry
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:2161-8. 2008
  30. doi request reprint Reactions of potential jurors to a hypothetical malpractice suit: alleging failure to perform a prostate-specific antigen test
    Michael J Barry
    General Medicine Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 36:396-402, 214. 2008
    ..Better documentation that a patient made an informed decision to decline a PSA test appeared to provide more medical-legal protection for physicians, especially with the use of a decision aid...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life impact of lower urinary tract symptom severity: results from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study
    Garry Welch
    Behavioral and Mental Health Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Urology 59:245-50. 2002
    ..To estimate the magnitude of the quality-of-life impact of lower urinary tract symptom (LUTS) severity using a large (n = 8406) sample of U.S. men participating in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of prostatitis in the health professionals follow-up study cohort
    Mary McNaughton Collins
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Urol 167:1363-6. 2002
    ..Little is known about the prevalence and correlates of prostatitis, or factors that distinguish prostatitis from BPH. We examined these issues in a large, nationwide sample of healthy men...
  33. pmc The association of abuse and symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: results from the Boston Area Community Health survey
    Jim C Hu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1532-7. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of reported sexual, physical, or emotional abuse on the symptoms suggestive of chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) and to determine the effect of race/ethnicity on these patterns...
  34. pmc Is this "my" patient? Development and validation of a predictive model to link patients to primary care providers
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:973-8. 2006
    ..Evaluating the quality of care provided by individual primary care physicians (PCPs) may be limited by failing to know which patients the PCP feels personally responsible for...
  35. ncbi request reprint Validity of primary care patient self-report of abnormal (but not cancer) prostate biopsy results
    Mary McNaughton-Collins
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Urol 172:2366-8. 2004
    ..We assessed the validity of patient self-report of abnormal (but not cancer) prostate biopsy results, ie, atypical cells or prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychological effects of a suspicious prostate cancer screening test followed by a benign biopsy result
    Mary McNaughton-Collins
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Med 117:719-25. 2004
    ..To evaluate the psychological implications of an apparently false-positive screening result for prostate cancer...
  37. pmc The role of point of care testing for patients with acute pharyngitis
    Steven J Atlas
    General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:759-61. 2005
    ..There is no consensus favoring a particular strategy for evaluating patients with pharyngitis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Overcoming information overload: an information system for the primary care physician
    G Octo Barnett
    Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:273-6. 2004
    ..This paper discusses the important characteristics of the Web site, specific functions that improve the workflow of the practicing clinician, and limitations of the present implementation...
  39. ncbi request reprint United States radiation oncologists' and urologists' opinions about screening and treatment of prostate cancer vary by region
    Mary McNaughton Collins
    Medical Practices Evaluation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Urology 60:628-33. 2002
    ..To examine whether physicians' views on prostate cancer screening and treatment vary by geographic region in the United States...
  40. ncbi request reprint Managing patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Mary McNaughton-Collins
    General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Am J Med 118:1331-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide primary care providers with an approach to the management of men with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  41. ncbi request reprint The PSA Conundrum
    Michael J Barry
    Arch Intern Med 166:7-8. 2006
  42. pmc Brief report: physicians and their personal prostate cancer-screening practices with prostate-specific antigen. A national survey
    Evelyn C Y Chan
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:257-9. 2006
    ..There is inconclusive evidence that prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) reduces mortality. Although PSA testing is widespread, it is unknown how many physicians have taken the PSA test themselves...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health outcomes in older men with localized prostate cancer: results from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study
    Richard M Hoffman
    Medicine Service, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM 87108, USA
    Am J Med 119:418-25. 2006
    ..We compared health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) outcomes and survival of men with localized prostate cancer who received aggressive treatment with those receiving conservative management...
  44. pmc The impact of a suspicious prostate biopsy on patients' psychological, socio-behavioral, and medical care outcomes
    Floyd J Fowler
    The General Medicine Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:715-21. 2006
    ..To evaluate the psychological, socio-behavioral, and medical implications of apparently false-positive prostate cancer screening results...
  45. pmc Natural experiment examining impact of aggressive screening and treatment on prostate cancer mortality in two fixed cohorts from Seattle area and Connecticut
    Grace Lu-Yao
    HealthStat, Princeton, NJ 08543, USA
    BMJ 325:740. 2002
    ..To determine whether the more intensive screening and treatment for prostate cancer in the Seattle-Puget Sound area in 1987-90 led to lower mortality from prostate cancer than in Connecticut...
  46. ncbi request reprint Presidential reflections on the 25th anniversary of the society for medical decision making
    Arthur S Elstein
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:408-20. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer prevention and finasteride
    Anthony V D'Amico
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Urol 176:2010-2; discussion 2012-3. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint NSAIDs and a lower risk of prostate cancer: causation or confounding?
    Michael J Barry
    Mayo Clin Proc 77:217-8. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Indwelling ureteral stents: evaluation of symptoms, quality of life and utility
    H B Joshi
    Bristol Urological Institute, Southmead Hospital, United Kingdom
    J Urol 169:1065-9; discussion 1069. 2003
    ..We report the prevalence of symptoms associated with ureteral stents, their impact on health related quality of life and utility analysis based on the validation studies of the new ureteral stent symptom questionnaire (USSQ)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Do patient decision aids meet effectiveness criteria of the international patient decision aid standards collaboration? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Annette M O'Connor
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Canada
    Med Decis Making 27:554-74. 2007
    ..To describe the extent to which patient decision aids (PtDAs) meet effectiveness standards of the International Patient Decision Aids Collaboration (IPDAS)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of treatment vs observation of localized prostate cancer in elderly men
    Grace L Lu-Yao
    JAMA 297:1651; author reply 1652-3. 2007

Research Grants5

  1. PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING & MORTALITY: SEATTLE VS. CT.
    Michael Barry; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. Breast Cancer Screening and Follow-up in a PBRN: The Ma*
    Michael Barry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will create a process to track all patients within our PBRN and to reduce current barriers to ordering and following up of abnormal mammogram results. ..