Yi Miao


Affiliation: Nanjing Medical University
Country: China


  1. Gao H, Liu T, Wang G, Gao Y, Yin L, Peng Y, et al. Central pancreatectomy for early-stage pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: a single-center case-control study. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2019;404:175-182 pubmed publisher
    ..Considering the good preservation of pancreatic endocrine and exocrine functions, CP could be considered as an alternative procedure for single small PDAC in pancreatic neck. ..
  2. Zhu X, Hou C, Tu M, Shi C, Yin L, Peng Y, et al. Gene polymorphisms in the interleukins gene and the risk of acute pancreatitis: A meta-analysis. Cytokine. 2019;115:50-59 pubmed publisher
    ..No evidence of an association was found between IL and 10-592 C/A (rs1800872) and IL-10-819 C/T (rs1800871) polymorphism and AP risk. ..
  3. Tian L, Lu Z, Miao Y. Primary Cultures for Pancreatic Stellate Cells (PSCs). Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1882:149-155 pubmed publisher
    ..Our modification in PSC isolation methods significantly increased the isolation efficiency and shortened the culture period, thus facilitating future PSC-related research. ..
  4. Qian D, Tian L, Lu Z, Miao Y. Cytokine Profiling and Orthotopic Xenografing of Pancreatic Stellate Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1882:157-160 pubmed publisher
    ..In this protocol, we aim to describe the cytokine profiling technique for in vitro study of PSC-PCC intercellular communication, and orthotopic xenografting animal model with coinjection of primary PSCs and PCC cell line. ..
  5. Yan H, Qiu W, Koehne de Gonzalez A, Wei J, Tu M, Xi C, et al. HHLA2 is a novel immune checkpoint protein in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and predicts post-surgical survival. Cancer Lett. 2019;442:333-340 pubmed publisher
    ..Further investigation of the HHLA2 signaling pathway and its receptors is warranted by our data and may lead to novel therapeutic interventions. ..
  6. Liu X, Fu Y, Chen Q, Wu J, Gao W, Jiang K, et al. Predictors of distant metastasis on exploration in patients with potentially resectable pancreatic cancer. BMC Gastroenterol. 2018;18:168 pubmed publisher
    ..Younger age, male sex, larger tumor size, low ALT level and high CA19-9 level are independent predictors of unexpected distant metastasis on exploration. ..
  7. Shi C, Hou C, Zhu X, Huang D, Peng Y, Tu M, et al. SRT1720 ameliorates sodium taurocholate-induced severe acute pancreatitis in rats by suppressing NF-κB signalling. Biomed Pharmacother. 2018;108:50-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Importantly, the treatment stimulated SIRT1 and IκBα levels in pancreatic tissue. Our data suggest that SRT1720 protects rats from sodium taurocholate-induced SAP by suppressing the NF-κB signalling pathway. ..
  8. Yin J, Lu Z, Wu P, Wu J, Gao W, Wei J, et al. Afferent Loop Decompression Technique is Associated with a Reduction in Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy. World J Surg. 2018;42:3726-3735 pubmed publisher
    ..ALDT may reduce the incidence of POPF after PD. ..
  9. Zhou X, Lu Z, Wang T, Huang Z, Zhu W, Miao Y. Plasma miRNAs in diagnosis and prognosis of pancreatic cancer: A miRNA expression analysis. Gene. 2018;673:181-193 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we identified a six-miRNA signature in plasma which could act as a non-invasive biomarker in diagnosis and prognosis of PC. Plasma miR-125b-5p might act as an independent biomarker in predicting OS of PC patients. ..

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  1. Gao Y, Gao H, Wang G, Yin L, Xu W, Peng Y, et al. A meta-analysis of Prognostic factor of Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. Sci Rep. 2018;8:7271 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study may assist doctors to screen patients with different prognosis more efficiently during follow-up and select appropriate treatment measures. ..
  2. Wang P, Wei J, Wu J, Xu W, Chen Q, Gao W, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of solid-pseudopapillary tumors of the pancreas: A single institution experience with 97 cases. Pancreatology. 2018;18:415-419 pubmed publisher
    ..SPTP surgical resection is a safe procedure with low morbidity and mortality, which is also effective even in the presence of invasiveness and metastases. Accurate initial diagnoses and follow up are essential. ..
  3. Fu Y, Liu X, Chen Q, Liu T, Lu C, Yu J, et al. Downregulated miR-98-5p promotes PDAC proliferation and metastasis by reversely regulating MAP4K4. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2018;37:130 pubmed publisher
  4. Lu Z, Weniger M, Jiang K, Boeck S, Zhang K, Bazhin A, et al. Therapies Targeting the Tumor Stroma and the VEGF/VEGFR Axis in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Target Oncol. 2018;13:447-459 pubmed publisher
    ..Stroma targeting is a promising and rapidly-developing treatment strategy in PDAC. However, novel drugs balancing stroma depletion and modulation are needed. ..
  5. Chen Z, Li Z, Li W, Zong Y, Zhu Y, Miao Y, et al. SATB1 Promotes Pancreatic Cancer Growth and Invasion Depending on MYC Activation. Dig Dis Sci. 2015;60:3304-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data also indicated that SATB1 bound to specific promoter region of MYC. SATB1 is overexpressed in pancreatic cancer, promoting cancer cell proliferation and invasion through the activation of MYC. ..
  6. Hu H, Wang Y, Ding X, He Y, Lu Z, Wu P, et al. Long non-coding RNA XLOC_000647 suppresses progression of pancreatic cancer and decreases epithelial-mesenchymal transition-induced cell invasion by down-regulating NLRP3. Mol Cancer. 2018;17:18 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, these results indicate that XLOC_000647 functions as a novel tumor suppressor of lncRNA and acts as an important regulator of NLRP3, inhibiting cell proliferation, invasion, and EMT in PC. ..
  7. Qian D, Lu Z, Jackson R, Wu J, Liu X, Cai B, et al. Effect of antecolic or retrocolic route of gastroenteric anastomosis on delayed gastric emptying after pancreaticoduodenectomy: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Pancreatology. 2016;16:142-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Results of the meta-analysis reveal that DGE occurrence is not affected by route of gastroenteric anastomosis. Anastomosis approach should be chosen according to the surgeons' preference. ..
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    Wei J, Liu X, Wu J, Xu W, Gao W, Jiang K, et al. Diagnosis and surgical management of insulinomas in 33 consecutive patients at a single institution. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2016;401:1019-1025 pubmed
    ..Compared with partial pancreatic resection, enucleation showed significant benefit in terms of intraoperative blood loss and operation time. ..
  9. Tu M, Li H, Lv N, Xi C, Lu Z, Wei J, et al. Vasohibin 2 reduces chemosensitivity to gemcitabine in pancreatic cancer cells via Jun proto-oncogene dependent transactivation of ribonucleotide reductase regulatory subunit M2. Mol Cancer. 2017;16:66 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that VASH2 reduces the chemosensitivity to gemcitabine in pancreatic cancer cells via JUN-dependent transactivation of RRM2. ..
  10. Peng Y, Zhang J, Liang W, Tu M, Lu Z, Wei J, et al. Elevation of MMP-9 and IDO induced by pancreatic cancer cells mediates natural killer cell dysfunction. BMC Cancer. 2014;14:738 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, elevation of MMP-9 and IDO induced by pancreatic cancer cells mediates NK cell dysfunction. Our findings could contribute to the development of NK cell-based immunotherapy in patients with pancreatic cancer. ..
  11. Chen J, Jiang K, Wu J, Gao W, Li Q, Guo F, et al. Application of intraoperative transluminal core-biopsy for diagnosis of pancreatic head mass: A single center 15-year experience. Pancreatology. 2018;18:68-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Complications occurred in 2 patients. TLCB is a quick, safe, effective, and accurate method for intraoperative diagnosis method in patients with pancreatic head mass; it can provide reliable evidence for surgical decision-making. ..
  12. Zhu Y, Zhang J, Xie K, Tang J, Liang W, Zhu R, et al. Specific-detection of clinical samples, systematic functional investigations, and transcriptome analysis reveals that splice variant MUC4/Y contributes to the malignant progression of pancreatic cancer by triggering malignancy-related positive feedba. J Transl Med. 2014;12:309 pubmed publisher
    ..MUC4/Y- expression model is proven to a valuable tool for the further dissection of MUC4-mediated functions and mechanisms. ..
  13. Yang C, Zhang J, Peng Y, Zhu Y, Yin L, Wei J, et al. A Yin-Yang 1/miR-30a regulatory circuit modulates autophagy in pancreatic cancer cells. J Transl Med. 2017;15:211 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, autophagy in pancreatic cancer cells may be regulated, in part, by a tightly coordinated YY1/miR-30a regulatory circuit. These findings provide a potential druggable target for the development of treatments for pancreatic cancer. ..
  14. Qian D, Lu Z, Xu Q, Wu P, Tian L, Zhao L, et al. Galectin-1-driven upregulation of SDF-1 in pancreatic stellate cells promotes pancreatic cancer metastasis. Cancer Lett. 2017;397:43-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, the present studies demonstrate that Galectin-1-driven production of SDF-1 in PSCs through activation of NF-κB promotes metastasis in PDAC, offering a potential target in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. ..
  15. Peng Y, Zhu X, Yin L, Zhu Y, Wei J, Wu J, et al. Risk factors of postoperative pancreatic fistula in patients after distal pancreatectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sci Rep. 2017;7:185 pubmed publisher
    ..This study may assist surgeons to screen patients with high risk of POPF and select appropriate treatment measures. ..
  16. Tu M, Lu C, Lv N, Wei J, Lu Z, Xi C, et al. Vasohibin 2 promotes human luminal breast cancer angiogenesis in a non-paracrine manner via transcriptional activation of fibroblast growth factor 2. Cancer Lett. 2016;383:272-281 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, VASH2 expression is positively correlated with FGF2 expression and promotes angiogenesis in human luminal breast cancer by transcriptional activation of fibroblast growth factor 2 through non-paracrine mechanisms. ..
  17. Xue X, Zhang Y, Zhi Q, Tu M, Xu Y, Sun J, et al. MiR200-upregulated Vasohibin 2 promotes the malignant transformation of tumors by inducing epithelial-mesenchymal transition in hepatocellular carcinoma. Cell Commun Signal. 2014;12:62 pubmed publisher
    ..VASH2 promoted invasion, reduced apoptosis and increased the proportion of stem cells in vitro and in vivo. These results indicated that VASH2 expression in HCC cells promotes the malignant transformation of tumors by inducing EMT. ..
  18. Zhang J, Zhu Y, Xie K, Peng Y, Tao J, Tang J, et al. Yin Yang-1 suppresses invasion and metastasis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma by downregulating MMP10 in a MUC4/ErbB2/p38/MEF2C-dependent mechanism. Mol Cancer. 2014;13:130 pubmed publisher
    ..The present study suggested that YY1 plays a negative role, i.e. is a tumor suppressor, in PDAC, and may become a valuable diagnostic and prognostic marker of PDAC. ..
  19. Zhang J, Zhu Y, Zhang X, Liu D, Wang Y, Yang C, et al. Yin Yang-1 suppresses pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cell proliferation and tumor growth by regulating SOX2OT-SOX2 axis. Cancer Lett. 2017;408:144-154 pubmed publisher
  20. Peng Y, Zhu Y, Yin L, Zhang J, Wei J, Liu X, et al. PEG10 overexpression induced by E2F-1 promotes cell proliferation, migration, and invasion in pancreatic cancer. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2017;36:30 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, PEG10 was identified as a prognostic biomarker for PC and E2F-1 induced PEG10 could promote PC cell proliferation, invasion, and metastasis. ..
  21. Tu M, Li Z, Liu X, Lv N, Xi C, Lu Z, et al. Vasohibin 2 promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition in human breast cancer via activation of transforming growth factor β 1 and hypoxia dependent repression of GATA-binding factor 3. Cancer Lett. 2017;388:187-197 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that VASH2 drives breast cancer cells to undergo EMT by activation of the TGFβ1 pathway and hypoxia dependent repression GATA3-ESR1 pathway, leading to cancer metastasis. ..
  22. Gao W, Dai X, Dai C, Jiang K, Wu J, Li Q, et al. Comparison of patency rates and clinical impact of different reconstruction methods following portal/superior mesenteric vein resection during pancreatectomy. Pancreatology. 2016;16:1113-1123 pubmed publisher
    ..Synthetic grafting was associated with a higher thrombosis rate. Acute thrombosis is associated with increased mortality and decreased survival. ..