Yu-Xiao Yang

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Assistant 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
University of Pennsylvania
Division of GI
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
423 Guardian Drive
733 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-5027
Graduate Group Affiliations
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

Byrne Dana D, Newcomb Craig W, Carbonari Dena M, Nezamzadeh Melissa S, Leidl Kimberly B F, Herlim Maximilian, Yang Yu-Xiao, Hennessy Sean, Kostman Jay R, Leonard Mary B, Localio Russell, Lo Re Vincent: Prevalence of diagnosed chronic hepatitis B infection among U.S. Medicaid enrollees, 2000-2007. Annals of epidemiology 24(6): 418-23, Jun 2014.

Byrne Dana D, Newcomb Craig W, Carbonari Dena M, Nezamzadeh Melissa S, Leidl Kimberly B F, Herlim Maximilian, Yang Yu-Xiao, Hennessy Sean, Kostman Jay R, Leonard Mary B, Localio A Russell, Lo Re Vincent: Risk of hip fracture associated with untreated and treated chronic hepatitis B virus infection. Journal of hepatology Apr 2014.

Shah P, Rhim AD, Haynes KH, Hwang WT, Yang YX: Diagnosis of Pernicious Anemia and the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer. Pancreas 43(3): 422-6, April 2014.

Rhim Andrew D, Thege Fredrik I, Santana Steven M, Lannin Timothy B, Saha Trisha N, Tsai Shannon, Maggs Lara R, Kochman Michael L, Ginsberg Gregory G, Lieb John G, Chandrasekhara Vinay, Drebin Jeffrey A, Ahmad Nuzhat, Yang Yu-Xiao, Kirby Brian J, Stanger Ben Z: Detection of circulating pancreas epithelial cells in patients with pancreatic cystic lesions. Gastroenterology 146(3): 647-51, Mar 2014.

Makar GA, Holmes JH, Yang YX: Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and colorectal cancer risk. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 106(2): djt374, Feb 2014.

Helgadóttir Hólmfridur, Metz David C, Yang Yu-Xiao, Rhim Andrew D, Björnsson Einar S: The effects of long-term therapy with proton pump inhibitors on meal stimulated gastrin. Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver 46(2): 125-30, Feb 2014.

Boursi SB, Haynes K, Mamtanic R, Yang YX.: Height as an independent anthropomorphic risk factor of colorectal cancer. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2014 Notes: In press.

Byrne DD, Newcomb CW, Carbonari DM, Nezamzadeh MS, Leidl KBF, Herlim M, Yang YX, Hennessy S, Kostman JR, Leonard MB, Localio AR, Lo Re V: Increased Risk of Hip Fracture Associated with Dually-Treated HIV/Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection. Journal of Viral Hepatitis 2014 Notes: In press.

Yang YX, French B, Localio AR, Brensinger C, Lewis JD: Minimal benefit of earlier-than-recommended repeat colonoscopy among US Medicare enrollees following a negative colonoscopy. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2014 Notes: In press.

Boursi SB, Haynes K, Mamtani R, Yang YX: Digoxin use and the risk for colorectal cancer. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2014 Notes: In press.

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Last updated: 12/11/2014
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