Yu-Xiao Yang

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Attending Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
Senior Scholar, Center for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
423 Guardian Drive
733 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5027
BE (Electrical Engineering)
City College of New York, 1992.
New York University School of Medicine, 1996.
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

GI cancer epidemiology
Colon cancer
Safety of acid suppressive therapy

Selected Publications

Sinnamon AJ, Neuwirth MG, Vining CC, Sharoky CE, Yang YX, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Roses RE, Karakousis GC: Prophylactic Cholecystectomy at Time of Surgery for Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor Does Not Increase Postoperative Morbidity. Ann Surg Oncol 25(1): 239-245, Jan 2018.

Boursi B, Lurie I, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Chronic therapy with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and survival in newly diagnosed cancer patients. Eur J Cancer Care 27(1), Jan 2018 Notes: Epub 2017 Mar 2.; doi: 10.1111/ecc.12666.

Roccaro GA, Goldberg DS, Hwang WT, Judy R, Thomasson A, Kimmel SE, FOrde KA, Lewis JD, Yang YX: Sustained Post-Transplant Diabetes is Associated with Major Cardiovascular Events Following Liver Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 18(1): 207-215, Jan 2018.

Khan N, Patel D, Trivedi C, Shah Y, Lichtenstein G, Lewis J, Yang YX: Overall and Comparative Risk of Herpes Zoster With Pharmacotherapy for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology Jan 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Newberry C, Vajravelu RK, Pickett-Blakely O, Falk G, Yang YX, Lynch KL: Achalasia Patients are at Nutritional Risk Regardless of Presenting Weight Category. Digestive Disease Sciences 2018 Notes: In press.

Margalit O, Mamtani R, Yang YX, Reiss KA, Golan T, Halpern, Aderka D, Giantonio B, Shacham-Shmueli E, Boursi B: Assessing the Prognostic Value of CEA Levels in Stage I and II Colon Cancer. European Journal of Cancer 2018 Notes: In press.

Boursi B, Werner TJ, Gholami S, Houshmand S, Mamtani R, Lewis JD, Wu GD, Alavi A, Yang YX : Functional imaging of the interaction between gut microbiota and the human host: a proof-of-concept clinical study evaluating novel use for 18F-FDG PET-CT. PLOS One 2018 Notes: In press.

Cole EB, Shah Y, McLean LP, Yang YX, Khan N: Frequency of Surveillance and Impact of Surveillance Colonoscopies in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Who Developed Colorectal Cancer. Clinical Colorectal Cancer 2018 Notes: In press.

Whitson MJ, Lynch KL, Yang YX, Metz DC, Falk GW: Lack of proton pump inhibitor trial prior to commencing therapy for eosinophilic esophagitis is common in the community. Disease Esophagus Dec 22 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1093/dote/dox143. [Epub ahead of print]

Khan N, Patel D, Shah Y, Trivedi C, Yang YX: Albumin as a prognostic marker for ulcerative colitis. World Journal of Gastroenterology 23(45): 8008-8016, Dec 2017.

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Last updated: 05/10/2018
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