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Yang Cao

Title: Adjunct Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Medical Sciences

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Phone: +46 19 303000

Room: C2114

Yang Cao

Research subject

Research environments

  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Centre

About Yang Cao

Yang Cao is an Associate Professor, Biostatistician and Epidemiologist in the Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University, who provides supervision and statistical support for all phases medical science researches.

Research

  • 2019-2022, Co-investigator, Health Outcomes and Resource Utilization for Bariatric Surgery: Real World Evidence from Sweden, Swedish Foundation of Forte, 4,600,000 SEK
  • 2018-2021, Co-investigator, Sealed therapeutic shoe or cast to treat diabetic foot ulcers, Swedish Foundation of Forte, 3,650,000 SEK
  • 2018-2019, Principal Investigator, Placental leptin, leptin receptor isoforms, and inflammation in obese women - in relation to birth weight of the outcome (Nyckelfonden OLL-778421), 119,339 SEK
  • 2016-2018, Principal Investigator (PI), Longitudinal Effects on Mental and Physical Health of Chronic Exposure to Pesticides in Childhood: a Birth Cohort Study, Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, 500,000 SEK
  • 2014-2018, PI, Novel Methods for Assessing Spatiotemporal Relationship between Traffic-related Air Pollutants and Respiratory Health, KI Fakultetsmedel för delfinansiering av ny doktorand, 1,080,000 SEK
  • 2013-2017, PI, Spatiotemporal Relationship between Multiple Air Pollutants and Respiratory Diseases, IMM Junior Faculty Programme, 1,000,000 SEK

Academic Teaching and Supervision

  • 2012-present, teach Nonparametric Statistical Methods, Sampling for master students of Global Health and Public Health in KI; teach Categorical Data Analysis for PhD students of Epidemiology in Sweden.
  • 2011-present, Co-supervisor of four PhD students in Sweden (Mohammad Mohammadi, Qing Shen) and China.
  • 2013-present, Main supervisor of two PhD students in KI and Örebro University.
  • 2014-present, Main supervisor of five master students in KI and Örebro University.

Key responsibilities in statistics and epidemiology

  • Clinical research conduction in accordance with the principles of ICH/GCP.
  • Epidemiology/Clinical Study Protocols design and project proposal.
  • Review the paper or electronic Case Report Forms, the Data Management Plans.
  • Develop Statistical Analysis Plans, output shells specifications following data standards (i.e. CDISC); tables, figures and listings programming.
  • Provide input to set-up of rules for protocol violations.
  • Provide oversight and evaluation of quality of data.
  • Analysing and reporting for clinical trials and epidemiology studies.
  • Prepare and participate in client meetings (i.e. Blinded Data Review Meeting).
  • Preparation, maintenance, and checking of biostatistics documentation follow SOPs/WIs.
  • Review and distribute statistical deliverables for Clinical Study Report (CSR) results.
  • Preparation of integrated clinical, statistical reports and regulatory documents.
  • Observational study design, organization and implementation.
  • Power and sample size calculation, randomization, case-control matching.
  • Registry data linkage, data curation, review and cleaning, data quality evaluation, and validation checks.
  • Statistical modelling, meta-analysis, network meta-analysis.
  • Scientific papers writing/reviewing.

Main statistical methodologies: data modelling, analysis of variance/covariance, binary data analysis, longitudinal analysis (repeated measures), generalized additive mixed model, survival analysis, Cox regression, flexible parametric survival analysis, quantile regression model, structural equational model, multiple imputation and imputed data analysis, meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, latent variable analysis, Q methods, nonparametric statistics, resampling statistics, Bayesian methods, statistical learning/machine learning/deep learning methods, and different data visualization techniques.

Main therapeutic areas: cardiology, oncology, gynaecology, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, neuroscience (depression), IBD, anaesthesiology and medical conditions (i.e. cardiovascular, chronic kidney, respiratory, autoimmune diseases), vaccines.

Main statistical software: Stata 15.1, SAS 9.4, R 3.51, Python 3.6, SPSS 25. I used to work also with Matlab, Statistica, Minitab, Mplus, Resampling Stats, Graphpad, NCSS and PASS, RevMan, winBUGS, et al.

Key responsibilities in programming: Programming of tables, figures and listings and support of analysis datasets (also ADaM, when CDISC required). Randomization lists and sample size calculations. Experience with programming analyses and patients’ profiles within the scope of Monitoring Committees.

Main achievement

2018 June, Rennells Prize, Swedish Medical Association
Extensive collaboration with Swedish, Chinese and the United States medical science societies
Principal investigator or coinvestigator, chief statistician of 13 international, national or regional epidemiology and/or clinical studies in Sweden and China.

 

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, reviews/surveys |  Conference papers |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Ahl, R. , Mohammad Ismail, A. , Borg, T. , Sjölin, G. , Forssten, M. P. , Cao, Y. , Wretenberg, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). A nationwide observational cohort study of the relationship between beta-blockade and survival after hip fracture surgery. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.
Maghami, S. , Cao, Y. , Ahlstrand, R. , Detlofsson, E. , Matthiessen, P. , Sarani, B. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Beta-blocker Therapy is Associated with Decreased 1-year Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients. Scandinavian Journal of Surgery, 110 (1), 37-43.
Mohammad Ismail, A. , Ahl, R. , Forssten, M. P. , Cao, Y. , Wretenberg, P. , Borg, T. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Beta-Blocker Therapy Is Associated With Increased 1-Year Survival After Hip Fracture Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Anesthesia and Analgesia.
Bass, G. A. , Pourlotfi, A. , Donnelly, M. , McIntyre, C. , Ahl, R. , Flod, S. , Cao, Y. , McNamara, D. & et al. (2021). Bile Duct Clearance and Cholecystectomy for Choledocholithiasis: Definitive Single-Stage Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Intra-Operative Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) versus Staged Procedures. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 90 (2), 240-248.
Bass, G. A. , Forssten, M. P. , Pourlotfi, A. , Ahl, R. , Cao, Y. , Matthiessen, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Cardiac risk stratification in emergency resection for colonic tumours. BJS Open, 5 (4).
Lillo-Felipe, M. , Ahl Hulme, R. , Forssten, M. P. , Bass, G. A. , Cao, Y. , Matthiessen, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Center-Level Procedure Volume Does Not Predict Failure-to-Rescue After Severe Complications of Oncologic Colon and Rectal Surgery. World Journal of Surgery.
Ding, D. , Zhou, F. , Cao, Y. , Liang, X. , Wu, W. , Xiao, Z. , Zhao, Q. & Deng, W. (2021). Cholesterol profiles and incident cognitive decline among older adults: the Shanghai Aging Study. Age and Ageing, 50 (2), 472-479.
Lin, Z. , Han, H. , Wu, C. , Wei, X. , Ruan, Y. , Zhang, C. , Cao, Y. & He, J. (2021). Discharge Against Medical Advice in Acute Ischemic Stroke: the Risk of 30-Day Unplanned Readmission. Journal of general internal medicine, 36 (5), 1206-1213.
Balla, H. Z. , Cao, Y. & Ström, J. O. (2021). Effect of Beta-Blockers on Stroke Outcome: A Meta-Analysis. Clinical Epidemiology, 13, 225-236.
Xu, F. , Ma, L. , Wang, Y. , Yu, J. , Li, D. , Zhou, G. , Xu, Y. , Zhang, H. & et al. (2021). Effects of an Innovative Training Program for New Graduate Registered Nurses: A Comparison Study. SAGE Open, 11 (1).
Stenberg, E. , Olbers, T. , Cao, Y. , Sundbom, M. , Jans, A. , Ottosson, J. , Naslund, E. & Näslund, I. (2021). Factors determining chance of type 2 diabetes remission after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: a nationwide cohort study in 8057 Swedish patients. BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care, 9 (1).
Sabet, J. A. , Ekman, M. S. , Lundvall, A. S. , Risérus, U. , Johansson, U. , Öström, Å. , Adamsson, V. , Cao, Y. & et al. (2021). Feasibility and Acceptability of a Healthy Nordic Diet Intervention for the Treatment of Depression: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Nutrients, 13 (3).
Li, H. , Zhang, X. , Bi, S. , Liu, H. , Cao, Y. & Zhang, G. (2021). Green Exercise: Can Nature Video Benefit Isometric Exercise?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (11).
Lillo-Felipe, M. , Ahl Hulme, R. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Bass, G. A. , Matthiessen, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Hospital academic status is associated with failure-to-rescue after colorectal cancer surgery. Surgery, 170 (3), 863-869.
Thunberg, U. , Hugosson, S. , Ehricht, R. , Monecke, S. , Müller, E. , Cao, Y. , Stegger, M. & Söderquist, B. (2021). Long-Term Sinonasal Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and Anti-Staphylococcal Humoral Immune Response in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Microorganisms, 9 (2).
Lin, Z. , Han, H. , Qin, Y. , Zhang, Y. , Yin, D. , Wu, C. , Wei, X. , Cao, Y. & et al. (2021). Outcomes after readmission at the index or nonindex hospital following acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock. Clinical Cardiology, 44 (2), 200-209.
Xiao, Z. , Zhao, Q. , Liang, X. , Wu, W. , Cao, Y. & Ding, D. (2021). Poor Odor Identification Predicts Mortality Risk in Older Adults Without Neurodegenerative Diseases: The Shanghai Aging Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
Forssten, M. P. , Mahdi, A. , Borg, T. , Ahl, R. , Wretenberg, P. , Cao, Y. , Peden, C. J. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Postoperative mortality in hip fracture patients stratified by the Revised Cardiac Risk Index: a Swedish nationwide retrospective cohort study. Trauma surgery & acute care open, 6 (1).
Forssten, M. P. , Bass, G. A. , Mohammad Ismail, A. , Mohseni, S. & Cao, Y. (2021). Predicting 1-Year Mortality after Hip Fracture Surgery: An Evaluation of Multiple Machine Learning Approaches. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 11 (8).
Cao, Y. , Forssten, M. P. , Mohammad Ismail, A. , Borg, T. , Ioannidis, I. , Montgomery, S. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Predictive Values of Preoperative Characteristics for 30-Day Mortality in Traumatic Hip Fracture Patients. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 11 (5).
Visuri, I. , Eriksson, C. , Olén, O. , Cao, Y. , Mårdberg, E. , Grip, O. , Gustavsson, A. , Hjortswang, H. & et al. (2021). Predictors of drug survival: A cohort study comparing anti-tumour necrosis factor agents using the Swedish inflammatory bowel disease quality register. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Han, H. , Chen, L. , Lin, Z. , Wei, X. , Guo, W. , Yu, Y. , Wu, C. , Cao, Y. & et al. (2021). Prevalence, trends, and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in hospitalized patients with metastatic cancer: findings from a national sample. Cancer Medicine, 10 (16), 5661-5670.
Wang, X. , Lyu, W. , Aronson, R. , Li, A. , Lu, G. , Xu, W. , Cao, Y. , Yu, Y. & et al. (2021). Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the LMC Skills, Confidence & Preparedness Index (SCPI) in patients with type 2 diabetes. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 19 (1).
Pourlotfi, A. , Ahl Hulme, R. , Forssten, M. P. , Sjölin, G. , Bass, G. A. , Cao, Y. , Matthiessen, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Statin therapy and its association with long-term survival after colon cancer surgery. Surgery.
Pourlotfi, A. , Ahl, R. , Sjölin, G. , Forssten, M. P. , Bass, G. A. , Cao, Y. , Matthiessen, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Statin Therapy and Postoperative Short-Term Mortality after Rectal Cancer Surgery. Colorectal Disease, 23 (4), 875-881.
Pourlotfi, A. , Bass, G. A. , Ahl Hulme, R. , Forssten, M. P. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Matthiessen, P. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Statin Use and Long-Term Mortality after Rectal Cancer Surgery. Cancers, 13 (17).
Ioannidis, I. , Mohammad Ismail, A. , Forssten, M. P. , Ahl, R. , Cao, Y. , Borg, T. & Mohseni, S. (2021). Surgical management of displaced femoral neck fractures in patients with dementia: a comparison in mortality between hemiarthroplasty and pins/screws. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.
Han, H. , Guo, W. , Guo, H. , Wei, X. , Xiao, X. , Ruan, Y. , Wu, C. , Cao, Y. & et al. (2021). Temporary Trend, Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of Acute Pancreatitis Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 66, 1683-1692.
Mahdi, A. , Ahl, R. , Forssten, M. P. , Cao, Y. , Wretenberg, P. , Borg, T. & Mohseni, S. (2021). The Interaction Between Per-admission β-Blocker Therapy, The Revised Cardiac Risk Index, and Mortality in Geriatric Hip Fracture Patients. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.
Ioannidis, I. , Mohammad Ismail, A. , Forssten, M. P. , Ahl, R. , Cao, Y. , Borg, T. & Mohseni, S. (2021). The mortality burden in patients with hip fractures and dementia. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.
Zhu, Z. , Yang, Y. , Xiao, Z. , Zhao, Q. , Wu, W. , Liang, X. , Luo, J. , Cao, Y. & et al. (2021). TOMM40 and APOE variants synergistically increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease in a Chinese population. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 33 (6), 1667-1675.
Han, H. , Yu, F. , Wu, C. , Dai, L. , Ruan, Y. , Cao, Y. & He, J. (2021). Trends and Utilization of Inpatient Palliative Care Among Patients With Metastatic Bladder Cancer. Journal of Palliative Care, 36 (2), 105-112.
Ioannidis, I. , Mohammad Ismail, A. , Forssten, M. P. , Cao, Y. , Bass, G. A. , Borg, T. & Mohseni, S. (2021). β-Adrenergic blockade in patients with dementia and hip fracture is associated with decreased postoperative mortality. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.
Geng, J. , Yu, J. , Lu, T. , Wang, Y. & Cao, Y. (2020). A Silent Infection Pandemic of COVID-19: Epidemiological Investigation and Hypothetical Models. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, 2020.
Han, H. , Qin, Y. , Yu, Y. , Wei, X. , Guo, H. , Ruan, Y. , Cao, Y. & He, J. (2020). Atrial fibrillation in hospitalized patients with end-stage liver disease: temporal trends in prevalence and outcomes. Liver international (Print), 40 (3), 674-684.
Khalili, H. , Ahl, R. , Paydar, S. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Fard, H. A. , Niakan, A. , Hanna, K. & et al. (2020). Beta-Blocker Therapy in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial. World Journal of Surgery, 44 (6), 1844-1853.
Qin, Y. , Han, H. , Xue, Y. , Wu, C. , Wei, X. , Liu, Y. , Cao, Y. , Ruan, Y. & et al. (2020). Comparison and trend of perioperative outcomes between robot-assisted radical prostatectomy and open radical prostatectomy: nationwide inpatient sample 2009-2014. International Brazilian Journal of Urology, 46 (5), 754-771.
Kuria, A. , Fang, X. , Li, M. , Han, H. , He, J. , Aaseth, J. O. & Cao, Y. (2020). Does dietary intake of selenium protect against cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based prospective studies. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition, 60 (4), 684-694.
Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Zhang, J. , Xiao, H. , Lv, S. , Lu, D. , Qi, X. , Feng, C. & et al. (2020). Early life triclosan exposure and neurodevelopment of children at 3 years in a prospective birth cohort. International journal of hygiene and environmental health (Print), 224.
Zhang, J. , Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Qi, X. , Jiang, S. , Zhou, T. , Xiao, H. , Li, W. & et al. (2020). Early-life carbamate exposure and intelligence quotient of seven-year-old children. Environment International, 145.
Djekic, D. , Shi, L. , Brolin, H. , Carlsson, F. , Särnqvist, C. , Savolainen, O. , Cao, Y. , Bäckhed, F. & et al. (2020). Effects of a Vegetarian Diet on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors, Gut Microbiota, and Plasma Metabolome in Subjects With Ischemic Heart Disease: A Randomized, Crossover Study. Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease, 9 (18).
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Wallin, G. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2020). Effects of beta-blocker therapy on mortality after elective colon cancer surgery: a Swedish nationwide cohort study. BMJ Open, 10 (7).
Li, W. , Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Zhang, J. , Zhang, L. , Lv, S. , Lu, D. , Qi, X. & et al. (2020). Effects of prenatal exposure to five parabens on neonatal thyroid function and birth weight: Evidence from SMBCS study. Environmental Research, 188.
Raoof, M. , Szabo, E. , Karlsson, J. , Näslund, E. , Cao, Y. & Näslund, I. (2020). Improvements of health-related quality of life 5 years after gastric bypass. What is important besides weight loss? A study from Scandinavian Obesity Surgery Register. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 16 (9), 1249-1257.
Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Zhang, J. , Li, W. , Lv, S. , Lu, D. , Qi, X. , Feng, C. & et al. (2020). Maternal and childhood urinary phenol concentrations, neonatal thyroid function, and behavioral problems at 10 years of age: The SMBCS study. Science of the Total Environment, 743.
Brand, J. , Hiyoshi, A. , Cao, Y. , Lawlor, D. A. , Cnattingius, S. & Montgomery, S. (2020). Maternal smoking during pregnancy and fractures in offspring: national register based sibling comparison study. BMJ. British Medical Journal, 368.
Han, H. , Qin, Y. , Ruan, Y. , He, J. , Cao, Z. , Wei, X. & Cao, Y. (2020). Morbid obesity is adversely associated with perioperative outcomes inpatients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Canadian Urological Association Journal (CUAJ), 14 (11), E574-E581.
Ding, D. , Xiao, Z. , Liang, X. , Wu, W. , Zhao, Q. & Cao, Y. (2020). Predictive Value of Odor Identification for Incident Dementia: The Shanghai Aging Study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 12.
Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Zhang, J. , Qi, X. , Lv, S. , Jiang, S. , Zhou, T. , Lu, D. & et al. (2020). Prenatal exposure to mixture of heavy metals, pesticides and phenols and IQ in children at 7 years of age: The SMBCS study. Environment International, 139.
Reda, S. , Ahl, R. , Szabo, E. , Stenberg, E. , Forssten, M. P. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. & Mohseni, S. (2020). Pre-operative beta-blocker therapy does not affect short-term mortality after esophageal resection for cancer. BMC Surgery, 20 (1).
Shen, Q. , Lu, D. , Andrae, B. , Schelin, M. E. C. , Sjölander, A. , Cao, Y. , Sparén, P. & Fang, F. (2020). Risk of Injuries around Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer and Its Precursor Lesions: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Sweden. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, 29 (11), 2230-2234.
Kuria, A. , Tian, H. , Li, M. , Wang, Y. , Aaseth, J. O. , Zang, J. & Cao, Y. (2020). Selenium status in the body and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition.
Bass, G. A. , Gillis, A. E. , Cao, Y. , Mohseni, S. & European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES), C. S. G. (2020). Self-reported and actual adherence to the Tokyo guidelines in the European snapshot audit of complicated calculous biliary disease. BJS open, 4 (4), 622-629.
Tian, Q. , Li, M. , Montgomery, S. , Fang, B. , Wang, C. , Xia, T. & Cao, Y. (2020). Short-Term Associations of Fine Particulate Matter and Synoptic Weather Types with Cardiovascular Mortality: An Ecological Time-Series Study in Shanghai, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 (3).
Li, H. , Liu, H. , Yang, Z. , Bi, S. , Cao, Y. & Zhang, G. (2020). The Effects of Green and Urban Walking in Different Time Frames on Physio-Psychological Responses of Middle-Aged and Older People in Chengdu, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (1).
Cao, Y. , Bass, G. A. , Ahl, R. , Pourlotfi, A. , Geijer, H. , Montgomery, S. & Mohseni, S. (2020). The statistical importance of P-POSSUM scores for predicting mortality after emergency laparotomy in geriatric patients. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 20 (1).
Guo, J. , Zhang, J. , Wu, C. , Xiao, H. , Lv, S. , Lu, D. , Qi, X. , Feng, C. & et al. (2020). Urinary bisphenol A concentrations and adiposity measures at age 7 years in a prospective birth cohort. Chemosphere, 251.
Mohammad Ismail, A. , Borg, T. , Sjölin, G. , Pourlotfi, A. , Holm, S. , Cao, Y. , Wennberg, P. , Ahl, R. & et al. (2020). β-adrenergic blockade is associated with a reduced risk of 90-day mortality after surgery for hip fractures. Trauma surgery & acute care open, 5 (1).
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Fang, X. , Cao, Y. , Sjölin, G. , Lindgren, R. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2020). β-Blockade in Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Simple Measure of Improving Outcomes. Annals of Surgery, 271 (1), 140-146.
Cao, Y. , Fang, X. , Ottosson, J. , Näslund, E. & Stenberg, E. (2019). A Comparative Study of Machine Learning Algorithms in Predicting Severe Complications after Bariatric Surgery. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8 (5).
Leepe, K. A. , Li, M. , Fang, X. , Hiyoshi, A. & Cao, Y. (2019). Acute effect of daily fine particulate matter pollution on cerebrovascular mortality in Shanghai, China: a population-based time series study. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 26 (25), 25491-25499.
Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Zhang, J. , Jiang, S. , Lv, S. , Lu, D. , Qi, X. , Feng, C. & et al. (2019). Anthropometric measures at age 3 years in associations with prenatal and postnatal exposures to chlorophenols. Chemosphere, 228, 204-211.
Thunberg, U. , Hugosson, S. , Fredlund, H. , Cao, Y. , Ehricht, R. , Monecke, S. , Müller, E. , Engelmann, S. & et al. (2019). Anti-Staphylococcal humoral immune response in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Rhinology Online, 2, 50-58.
Guo, J. , Zhang, J. , Wu, C. , Lv, S. , Lu, D. , Qi, X. , Jiang, S. , Feng, C. & et al. (2019). Associations of prenatal and childhood chlorpyrifos exposure with Neurodevelopment of 3-year-old children. Environmental Pollution, 251, 538-546.
Han, H. , Ye, C. , Tang, Z. , Qin, Y. , Ruan, Y. , Cao, Y. & He, J. (2019). Clinical characteristics and outcomes of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in HIV-positive patients: a nationwide population-based analysis. International Urology and Nephrology.
Pettersson-Pablo, P. , Nilsson, T. K. , Cao, Y. , Breimer, L. & Hurtig-Wennlöf, A. (2019). Cluster Analysis And Risk Score Calculation Of Surrogate Markers Of Vascular Health, And Their Association With Cardiometabolic Risk Factors In A Healthy Young Adults. Atherosclerosis, 287, E191-E191.
Fang, X. , Fang, B. , Wang, C. , Xia, T. , Bottai, M. , Fang, F. & Cao, Y. (2019). Comparison of Frequentist and Bayesian Generalized Additive Models for Assessing the Association between Daily Exposure to Fine Particles and Respiratory Mortality: A Simulation Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16 (5).
Han, H. , Wei, X. , He, Q. , Yu, Y. , Ruan, Y. , Wu, C. , Cao, Y. , Herzog, E. & et al. (2019). Comparison of In-Hospital Mortality and Length of Stay in Acute ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Among Urban Teaching Hospitals in China and the United States. Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease, 8 (22).
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Fang, X. , Cao, Y. , Sjölin, G. , Lindgren, R. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2019). Effect of beta-blocker therapy on early mortality after emergency colonic cancer surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 106 (4), 477-483.
Zhang, J. , Guo, J. , Wu, C. , Qi, X. , Jiang, S. , Lu, D. , Feng, C. , Liang, W. & et al. (2019). Exposure to carbamate and neurodevelopment in children: Evidence from the SMBCS cohort in China. Environmental Research, 177.
Allbrand, M. , Åman, J. , Nilsson, K. , Cao, Y. & Lodefalk, M. (2019). Expression of genes involved in inflammation and growth: does sampling site in human full-term placenta matter?. Journal of Perinatal Medicine, 47 (5), 539-546.
Eriksson, C. , Rundquist, S. , Cao, Y. , Montgomery, S. & Halfvarson, J. (2019). Impact of thiopurines on the natural history and surgical outcome of ulcerative colitis: a cohort study. Gut, 68 (4), 623-632.
Jonsson, M. , Ahlsson, A. , Hurtig-Wennlöf, A. , Vidlund, M. , Cao, Y. & Westerdahl, E. (2019). In-Hospital Physiotherapy and Physical Recovery 3 Months After Lung Cancer Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 18.
Jonsson, M. , Hurtig-Wennlöf, A. , Ahlsson, A. , Vidlund, M. , Cao, Y. & Westerdahl, E. (2019). In-hospital physiotherapy improves physical activity level after lung cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Physiotherapy, 105 (4), 434-441.
Brus, O. , Cao, Y. , Hammar, Å. , Landén, M. , Lundberg, J. , Nordanskog, P. & Nordenskjöld, A. (2019). Lithium for suicide and readmission prevention after electroconvulsive therapy for unipolar depression: population-based register study. BJPsych Open, 5 (3).
Amcoff, K. , Cao, Y. , Zhulina, Y. , Lampinen, M. , Halfvarson, J. & Carlson, M. (2019). Prognostic significance of faecal eosinophil granule proteins in inflammatory bowel disease. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 54 (10), 1237-1244.
Ah, R. , BChir, M. B. , Cao, Y. , Geijer, H. , Taha, K. , Pourhossein-Sarmeh, S. , Talving, P. , Ljungqvist, O. & et al. (2019). Prognostic Value of P-POSSUM and Osteopenia for Predicting Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients. Bulletin of emergency and trauma, 7 (3), 223-231.
Strålberg, T. , Nordenskjöld, A. M. , Cao, Y. , Kublickiene, K. & Nilsson, E. (2019). Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 and mortality in patients starting hemodialysis. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 49 (7).
Shen, Q. , Jöud, A. , Schelin, M. E. C. , Sjölander, A. , Cao, Y. , Sparén, P. , Fall, K. , Czene, K. & et al. (2019). Psychiatric disorders and cardiovascular diseases during the diagnostic workup of potential breast cancer: a population-based cohort study in Skåne, Sweden. Breast Cancer Research, 21 (1).
Li, W. , Pei, L. , Li, A. , Luo, K. , Cao, Y. , Li, R. & Xu, Q. (2019). Spatial variation in the effects of air pollution on cardiovascular mortality in Beijing, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Cao, Y. , Sjölin, G. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. (2019). The Relationship Between Severe Complications, Beta-Blocker Therapy and Long-Term Survival Following Emergency Surgery for Colon Cancer. World Journal of Surgery, 43 (10), 2527-2535.
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Articles, reviews/surveys

Ferrari, G. , Geijer, H. , Cao, Y. , de Souza, D. R. & Samano, N. (2021). Percutaneous coronary intervention in saphenous vein grafts after coronary artery bypass grafting: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, 55 (4), 245-253.

Conference papers

Jonsson, M. , Ahlsson, A. , Hurtig-Wennlöf, A. , Vidlund, M. , Cao, Y. & Westerdahl, E. (2019). In-hospital physiotherapy improves physical activity level after lung cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Paper presented at Fysioterapi, Stockholm Waterfront, 23-25 okt, 2019..
Skogsdal, Y. R. E. , Fadl, H. , Karlsson, J. , Cao, Y. & Tydén, T. (2017). Contraceptive counselling is a golden opportunity to talk about fertility and reproductive health: results from a RCT in Sweden. In: Contraceptive counselling is a golden opportunity to talk about fertility and reproductive health results from a RCT in Sweden. Paper presented at 33rd Annual Meeting of ESHREAt: Geneva, Switzerland, 2-5 July, 2015.
Jonsson, M. , Hurtig-Wennlöf, A. , Ahlsson, A. , Vidlund, M. , Cao, Y. & Westerdahl, E. (2017). Postoperative level of physical activity during hospitalization after lung cancer surgery is improved by physiotherapy. Paper presented at Svenska Thoraxmötet, Stockholm, Sweden, 11-13 Oct, 2017..

Manuscripts

Andersson, K. M. , Vallhagen Dahlgren, C. , Reizenstein, J. , Cao, Y. , Ahnesjö, A. & Thunberg, P. CT image metal artifacts in proton radiotherapy treatment planning : evaluation of two commercial correction algorithms.
Djekic, D. , Shi, L. , Harald, B. , Carlsson, F. , Särnqvist, C. , Savolainen, O. , Cao, Y. , Bäckhed, F. & et al. Effects of a vegetarian diet on cardiometabolic risk factors, gut microbiota, and plasma metabolome in subjects with ischemic heart disease : a randomized, cross-over study.
Jonsson, M. , Ahlsson, A. , Hurtig-Wennlöf, A. , Vidlund, M. , Cao, Y. & Westerdahl, E. In-hospital physiotherapy and physical recovery three months after lung cancer surgery : a randomized controlled trial.
Thunberg, U. , Hugosson, S. , Ralf, E. , Monecke, S. , Müller, E. , Cao, Y. , Stegger, M. & Söderquist, B. Long-term sinonasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and anti-staphylococcal humoral 2 immune response in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
Amcoff, K. , Cao, Y. , Zhulina, Y. , Lampinen, M. , Halfvarson, J. & Carlson, M. Prognostic significance of eosinophile granule proteins in inflammatory bowel disease.
Ahl, R. , Matthiessen, P. , Sjölin, G. , Cao, Y. , Wallin, G. , Ljungqvist, O. & Mohseni, S. The Effects of Beta-Blocker Therapy on Mortality After Elective Colon Cancer Surgery.