Interested Medical paper topics…

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Timing, Incidence, and Risk Factors of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Malignancy: A Case for Extended Duration Pharmacologic Prophylaxis.
VanDlac AA, Cowan NG, Chen Y, Anderson RE, Conlin MJ, La Rochelle JC, Amling CL, Koppie TM
The Journal of Urology

Circumferential or sectored beam arrangements for stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) of primary lung tumors: Effect on target and normal-structure dose-volume metrics
Rosenberg MW, Kato CM, Carson KM, Matsunaaga NM, Arao RF, Doss EJ, McCracken CL, Meng LZ, Chen Y, Laub WU, Fuss M, Tanyi JA
Medical Dosimetry

Differences in Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Perceived Risks Regarding Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Sub-Groups
Le TD, Carney P, Lee F, Mori M, Chen Z, Leung H, Lau C, Lieberman D
Journal of Community Health. 13:2

Healing pathways: a program for women with physical disabilities and depressions
Hassouneh D, Nguyen T, Chen Z, McNeff E
Rehabilitation research and practice. 649875

Autoantibodies and Sjogren's Syndrome in Multiple Sclerosis
Solomon AJ, Hills W, Chen Z, Rosenbaum J, Bourdette D, Whitham  R
PLoS ONE; 8(6):e65385


A New Statistical Decision Rule for Single-arm Phase II Oncology Trials
Chen Y, Chen Z, Motomi M
Statistical Methods in Medical Research. In press. doi: 10.1177/0962280212442584.

A Feasible High Spatiotemporal Resolution Breast DCE-MRI Protocol for Clinical Settings
Tudorica LA, Oh KY, Roy N, Kettler MD, Chen Y, Hemmingson SL, Afzal A, Grinstead JW, Laub G, Li X, Huang W
Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 30(9):1257-67.

Dynamic conformal arc cranial stereotactic radiosurgery: implications of multileaf collimator margin on dose-volume metrics
Tanyi JA, Doss EJ, Kato CM, Monaco DL, Meng LZ, Chen Y, Kubicky CD, Marquez CM, Fuss M Huang W
The British Journal of Radiology. 85(1019):e1058-66.

Medical Students Views on Interactions with Pharmaceutical Representatives
Ganzini L, Osborne M, Keepers G, Misra S, Mache M, Chen Z, Peters D
Academic Psychiatry,36(3):183-7

Long-term follow-up of patients with multiple fluocinolone implants for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis
Allen RC, Suhler EB, Flaxel CJ, Chen Z, Choi D
Journal of Ophthalmic Inflammation and Infection, 2(4):177-82


Shocks burden and increased mortality in implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients
Larsen GK, Evans J, Lambert WE, Chen Y, Chen Z, Mater E, Abbi K, & Epner EM
Heart Rhythm. 8(12):1881-6

Cladribine plus rituximab is an effective therapy for newly diagnosed mantle cell lymphoma
Spurgeon SE, Pindyck T, Okada C, Chen Y, Raitt M
Leukemia & Lymphoma 52(8):1488-94

Discrimination of benign and malignant breast lesions by using Shutter-Speed Dynamic-Contrast-Enhanced MR Imaging
Huang W, Tudorica LA, Li X, Thakur SB, Chen Y, Morris EA, Tagge IJ, Korenblit M, Rooney WD, Koutcher JA, Springer CS
Radiology, 261: 394-403

Impact of the high-definition multileaf collimator (HD-MLC) on linear-accelerator-based intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Tanyi JA, Kato C, Chen Y, Chen Z, and Fuss M
British Journal of Radiology, 84(1003):629-38

Improving the follow-up of positive hemoccult screening tests: An electronic intervention
Humphrey L, Shannon J, Partin M, O’Malley J, Chen Z, and Helfand M
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 26(7):691-7


A phase II study of everolimus in combination with imatinib for previously treated advanced renal carcinoma
Ryan CW, Vuky J, Chan JS, Chen Z, Beer TM, Nauman D
Investigational New Drugs.

Adaptive Group Sequential Design for Phase II Clinical Trials: A Bayesian Decision Theoretic Approach [click to view]
Chen Y, Smith BJ
Statistics in Medicine, pp 3347-3362

Optimizing Influenza Sentinel Surveillance at the State Level [click to view]
Polgreen PM, Chen Z, Segre AM, Harris M, Pentella M, Rushton G
American Journal of Epidemiology,170, pp 1300–1306.

Implications of a High-Definition Multi Leaf Collimator (HD-MLC) on Treatment Planning Techniques for Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT): a Planning Study
Tanyi JA, Summers PA, McCracken CL, Chen Y, Ku LC, Fuss M
Radiation Oncology.


Elements of Influenza Vaccination Programs that Predict Higher Vaccination Rates: Results of an Emerging Infections Network Survey
P.M. Polgreen, Chen Y,Beekmann S, Srinivasan A, Neill MA, Gay T, Cavanaugh JE
Clinkcal Infectious Diseases

Lipopolysaccharide-Squamous Cell Carcinoma-Monocyte Interactions Induce cancer-Supporting Factors Leading to Rapid STAT3 Activation
Kurago ZB, Lam-ubol A, Stetsenko A, Mater CDL, Chen Y, Dawson DV
Head and Neck Pathology, 2(1): 1-12

Using internet searches for influenza surveillance
Polgreen PM, Chen Y, Pennock DM, Nelson FD
Clinical Infectious Diseases 47(11):1443-8


Infection Control Resources in Iowa
Herwaldt LA, Appelgate D, Kuntz J, Chen Y, Pottinger J
American Journal of Infection Control, 35(10), 662-665

Survey of Long-Term Care Facilities in Iowa for Policies and Practices Regarding Residents with Clostridium Difficile Infection
Quinn LK, Chen Y, Herwaldt LA
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 28(11), 1228-1232

An Outbreak of Severe Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease Possibly Related to Inappropriate Antimicrobial Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Polgreen P, Chen Y, Cavanaugh J, Ward M, Coffman S, Hornick D, Diekema DJ, Herwaldt LA
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 28(2), 212-214

Preserving Privacy: De-identifying data by applying a random perturbation spatial mask
Chen Z, Rushton, G, and Smith, G
Book Geocoding Health Data: The Use of Geographic Codes in Cancer Prevention and Control, Research and Practice, CRC Press

Geocode and Kernel Density Selections for Producing Smoothed Cancer Maps
Rushton G, Cai Q, and Chen Z
Book Geocoding Health Data: The Use of Geographic Codes in Cancer Prevention and Control, Research and Practice, CRC Press


Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus in a Rural State
Polgreen P, Beekmann SE, Chen Y, Doern GV, Pfaller MA, Brueggemann AB, Herwaldt LA, Diekema DJ
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 27(3), 252-256

Risk Factors for Groin Wound Infection Following Femoral Artery Catheterization: A Case Control Study
Polgreen P, Diekema DJ,VandeBerg J, Wiblin RT, Chen Y, David S, Rasmus D, Gerdts N, Ross A, Katz L, Herwaldt LA
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 27(1), 34-37


Giving dimension to point locations: urban density profiling using population surface models, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems
Harris RT, Chen Z
Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 29:22, 115-132


On Industry Policy to Solve Current Problem of Surplus Economy
Chen Y
World Economy Outlook, 6, 32-36


Japanese Economy Depression: Main Causes and Countermeasures
Chen Y
World Economy Outlook, 20, 12-17