Yuanyuan Liang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Health Science Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Is there a role for body mass index in the assessment of prostate cancer risk on biopsy?
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Cancer Therapy and Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Center for Research to Advance Community Health, San Antonio, Texas School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    J Urol 192:1094-9. 2014
  2. pmc Prostate cancer risk prediction in a urology clinic in Mexico
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Department of Urology, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA Cancer Therapy and Research Center, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1085-92. 2013
  3. pmc The risk of biopsy-detectable prostate cancer using the prostate cancer prevention Trial Risk Calculator in a community setting
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77025, USA Cancer Therapy and Research Center, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1464-9. 2013
  4. pmc Limited PSA testing in indigent men in South Texas: an appropriate care or missing a prevention opportunity?
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1489-96. 2012
  5. pmc Prospective evaluation of operating characteristics of prostate cancer detection biomarkers
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Urol 185:104-10. 2011
  6. pmc Body mass index adjusted prostate-specific antigen and its application for prostate cancer screening
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Urology 76:1268.e1-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The use of the finasteride-adjusted Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator in a Mexican referral population: a validation study
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA liangy uthscsa edu
    Urol Int 89:9-16. 2012
  8. pmc Comparing two sampling methods to engage hard-to-reach communities in research priority setting
    Melissa A Valerio
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health in San Antonio, 7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 1100, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:146. 2016
  9. pmc High risk of obesity and weight gain for HIV-infected uninsured minorities
    Barbara S Taylor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Research to Advance Community Health ReACH, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus, San Antonio, TX Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX and Department of Family and Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e33-40. 2014
  10. pmc Trends and co-trends of prostate-specific antigen and body mass index in a screened population
    Donna P Ankerst
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Urology 78:10-6. 2011

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Publications21

  1. pmc Is there a role for body mass index in the assessment of prostate cancer risk on biopsy?
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Cancer Therapy and Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Center for Research to Advance Community Health, San Antonio, Texas School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    J Urol 192:1094-9. 2014
    ..We examine the role of body mass index in the assessment of prostate cancer risk...
  2. pmc Prostate cancer risk prediction in a urology clinic in Mexico
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Department of Urology, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA Cancer Therapy and Research Center, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1085-92. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The risk of biopsy-detectable prostate cancer using the prostate cancer prevention Trial Risk Calculator in a community setting
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77025, USA Cancer Therapy and Research Center, UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 31:1464-9. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Limited PSA testing in indigent men in South Texas: an appropriate care or missing a prevention opportunity?
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1489-96. 2012
    ..No previous study has examined racial ethnic differences in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and followup in primary care practices serving an indigent population...
  5. pmc Prospective evaluation of operating characteristics of prostate cancer detection biomarkers
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    J Urol 185:104-10. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Body mass index adjusted prostate-specific antigen and its application for prostate cancer screening
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Urology 76:1268.e1-6. 2010
    ..This study investigated the role of body mass index (BMI) in this assessment...
  7. doi request reprint The use of the finasteride-adjusted Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator in a Mexican referral population: a validation study
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA liangy uthscsa edu
    Urol Int 89:9-16. 2012
    ..To perform the first validation study of the finasteride-adjusted Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator (finPCPTRC) in a contemporary referral population in Mexico...
  8. pmc Comparing two sampling methods to engage hard-to-reach communities in research priority setting
    Melissa A Valerio
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, University of Texas School of Public Health in San Antonio, 7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 1100, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 16:146. 2016
    ..However, optimal sampling methods to engage stakeholders from hard-to-reach, vulnerable communities to generate research priorities have not been identified...
  9. pmc High risk of obesity and weight gain for HIV-infected uninsured minorities
    Barbara S Taylor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Research to Advance Community Health ReACH, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio Regional Campus, San Antonio, TX Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, TX and Department of Family and Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:e33-40. 2014
    ..Obesity and HIV disproportionately affect minorities and have significant health risks, but few studies have examined disparities in weight change in HIV-seropositive (HIV+) cohorts...
  10. pmc Trends and co-trends of prostate-specific antigen and body mass index in a screened population
    Donna P Ankerst
    Department of Urology, University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Urology 78:10-6. 2011
    ..This report investigated whether annual changes in body mass index (BMI) are associated with the opposite changes in prostate-specific antigen (PSA). Previous studies have confirmed lower PSA levels among men with higher BMI...
  11. doi request reprint High priority for hepatitis C screening in safety net hospitals: Results from a prospective cohort of 4582 hospitalized baby boomers
    Barbara J Turner
    Department of Medicine and Center for Research to Advance Community Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Hepatology 62:1388-95. 2015
    ..02) and 1.18 per year of age (P=0.001). Other factors associated with significantly higher adjusted odds ratios of advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis were alcohol abuse/dependence, obesity, and being uninsured...
  12. doi request reprint Behavioral support intervention for uncontrolled hypertension: a complier average causal effect (CACE) analysis
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA Center for Research to Advance Community Health Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston Cancer Therapy and Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX Departments of Surgery and Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA University Health System Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Med Care 53:e9-e15. 2015
    ..The complier average causal effect (CACE) analysis addresses noncompliance with intervention and missing end-point measures in randomized controlled trials...
  13. pmc A randomized trial of peer coach and office staff support to reduce coronary heart disease risk in African-Americans with uncontrolled hypertension
    Barbara J Turner
    ReACH Center and Department of Medicine and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and University Health System, 7410 John Smith Road, Suite 1050, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1258-64. 2012
    ..We evaluated a peer and practice team intervention on reduction in 4-year coronary heart disease risk and systolic blood pressure...
  14. pmc Updating risk prediction tools: a case study in prostate cancer
    Donna P Ankerst
    Department of Mathematics, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Unit M4, Boltzmannstr 3, 85748 Garching b Munich, Germany
    Biom J 54:127-42. 2012
    ..Recent state-of-the art methods in validation of risk prediction tools and evaluation of the improvement of updated to original tools are implemented using an external validation set provided by the U.S. Early Detection Research Network...
  15. pmc The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Records to Describe Demographic and Clinical Indicators of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
    Christina Socias
    a School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Agromedicine 21:71-81. 2016
    ..The results of this study were consistent with current literature available for MSFWs. By reaching this vulnerable working population, EHRs may be a key data source for occupational injury and illness surveillance and research. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Drug Overdose: Differing Risk Models for Women and Men among Opioid Users with Non-Cancer Pain
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Center for Research to Advance Community Health ReACH, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas
    Pain Med . 2016
    ..To examine risk factors for drug overdose by sex reflecting differing patterns of opioid and other drug use...
  17. doi request reprint FIB-4 and imaging for measuring fibrosis in hepatitis C virus
    Barbara J Turner
    Departments of aMedicine bEpidemiology and Biostatistics cCenter for Research to Advance Community Health ReACH, University of Texas Health Science Center UTHSCSA, San Antonio dDepartment of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 29:192-198. 2017
    ..Noninvasive measures are widely used to assess fibrosis and may be used to prioritize hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment. We examined risks for likely fibrosis in patients with chronic HCV infection using fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) and imaging...
  18. doi request reprint Gaps in the Public's Knowledge about Chronic Pain: Representative Sample of Hispanic Residents from Five States
    Barbara J Turner
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio UTHSCSA, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Center for Research to Advance Community Health ReACH, UTHSCSA, 7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 1050, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA Electronic address
    J Pain . 2017
    ..001). In view of Hispanics' disparities in chronic pain care, these data underscore the need for effective public educational campaigns about chronic pain...
  19. pmc Drug Overdose in a Retrospective Cohort with Non-Cancer Pain Treated with Opioids, Antidepressants, and/or Sedative-Hypnotics: Interactions with Mental Health Disorders
    Barbara J Turner
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio UTHSCSA, 7411 John Smith Rd Suite 1050, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1081-96. 2015
    ..Opioid analgesics and other psychoactive drugs may pose an even greater risk for drug overdose in persons with mental health disorders...
  20. pmc National cohort study of opioid analgesic dose and risk of future hospitalization
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    J Hosp Med 10:425-31. 2015
    ..High daily and total doses of opioid analgesics (OAs) increase the risk for drug overdose and may be risks for all-cause hospitalization...
  21. pmc Assessing risk for drug overdose in a national cohort: role for both daily and total opioid dose?
    Yuanyuan Liang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas Center for Research to Advance Community Health ReACH, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas
    J Pain 16:318-25. 2015
    ..This analysis suggests that clinicians should consider total MED to assess risk of overdose for persons prescribed 50 to 99 mg daily MED...