Yongfei Wang MS

Lecturer in Medicine (Cardiology); Senior Statistician

Research Interests

Statitical Methods; Statistical Software; Analytic Techniques; Database Management; Computer Tools


Selected Publications

  • Curtis JP, Rathore SS, Wang Y-F, Chen J, Nallamothu BK, M Krumholz HM. Use and effectiveness of intra-aortic balloon pumps among patients undergoing high risk percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 2012; 5(1):21-30, published online before print December 6 2011, doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.110.960385.
  • Freeman JV, Wang Y-F, Curtis JP, Heidenreich PA, and Hlatky MA. Physician Procedure Volume and Complications of Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation. Circulation. 2012;125:57-64, published online before print November 17 2011, doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.046995
  • Miller AL, Wang Y-F, Curtis JP, Masoudi FA, Buxton AE, Wang TY. Optimal medical therapy use among patients receiving implantable cardioverter / defibrillators: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Arch Intern Med. 2012; 172(1):64-7. Epub 2011 Nov 14. No abstract available. PMID: 22082711
  • Aneja S, Ross JS, Wang Y-F, Matsumoto M, Rodgers GP, Bernheim SM, Rathore SS, Krumholz HM. US cardiologist workforce from 1995 to 2007: modest growth, lasting geographic maldistribution especially in rural areas. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011; 30(12):2301-9. PMID: 22147857
  • Dewland TA, Pellegrini CN, Wang Y-F, Marcus GM, Keung E, and Varosy PD. Dual-Chamber Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Selection Is Associated With Increased Complication Rates and Mortality Among Patients Enrolled in the NCDR Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2011: 58 (10): 1007-13 (2011) PMID 21867834
  • Dorfman AL, Fazel R, Einstein AJ, Applegate KE, Krumholz HM, Wang Y-F, Christodoulou E, Chen J, Sanchez R, Nallamothu BK. Use of medical imaging procedures with ionizing radiation in children: a population-based study. Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine. 2011; 165(5): 458-64.
  • Haines DE, Wang Y-F, Curtis JP. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator registry risk score models for acute procedural complications or death after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation. Circulation, 2011; 123 (19): 2069-76.
  • Matlock DD, Peterson PN, Heidenreich PA, Lucas FL, Malenka DJ, Wang Y-F, Curtis JP, Kutner JS, Fisher ES, and Masoudi FA. Original Articles: Regional Variation in the Use of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Primary Prevention: Results From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2011;4:114-121
  • Nembhard IM, Nazem AG, Webster TR, Wang Y-F, Krumholz HM, Bradley EH. Understanding the use and impact of the online community in a national quality improvement campaign. Quality & safety in health care. 2011; 20(1): 68-75
  • Tsai V, Goldstein MK, Hsia HH, Wang Y-F, Curtis JP, and Heidenreich PA, on behalf of the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Age Differences in Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use in U.S. Individuals. J Am Geriatr Soc., 2011; 59 (9): 1589-95. PMID 21883101

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