Patrick S. Yachimski, M.D.

Associate Professor

patrick.yachimski@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine
Education
M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MassachusettsM.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsA.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Publications
Yachimski P, Maqbool S, Bhat YM, Richter JE, Falk GW, Vaezi MF. Control of acid and duodenogastroesophageal reflux (DGER) in patients with Barrett's esophagus. Am. J. Gastroenterol [print-electronic]. 2015 Aug; 110(8): 1143-8. PMID: 26032153, PII: ajg2015161, DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2015.161, ISSN: 1572-0241.

Yachimski P. What we talk about when we talk about low-grade dysplasia. Gut [print-electronic]. 2015 May; 64(5): 695-6. PMID: 25147202, PII: gutjnl-2014-307969, DOI: 10.1136/gutjnl-2014-307969, ISSN: 1468-3288.

Yachimski P, Hur C. Evidence-based endoscopic management of Barrett's esophagus. Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf) [print-electronic]. 2015 Feb; 3(1): 54-62. PMID: 25237038, PMCID: PMC4324864, PII: gou059, DOI: 10.1093/gastro/gou059, ISSN: 2052-0034.

Yachimski P, Wani S, Givens T, Howard E, Higginbotham T, Price A, Berman K, Hosford L, Katcher PM, Ozanne E, Perzan K, Hur C. Preference of endoscopic ablation over medical prevention of esophageal adenocarcinoma by patients with Barrett's esophagus. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol [print-electronic]. 2015 Jan; 13(1): 84-90. PMID: 24681073, PMCID: PMC4227952, PII: S1542-3565(14)00449-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.03.017, ISSN: 1542-7714.

Ma Y, Madupu R, Karaoz U, Nossa CW, Yang L, Yooseph S, Yachimski PS, Brodie EL, Nelson KE, Pei Z. Human papillomavirus community in healthy persons, defined by metagenomics analysis of human microbiome project shotgun sequencing data sets. J. Virol [print-electronic]. 2014 May; 88(9): 4786-97. PMID: 24522917, PMCID: PMC3993818, PII: JVI.00093-14, DOI: 10.1128/JVI.00093-14, ISSN: 1098-5514.

Trawick E, Salaria S, Yachimski P. Endoscopic resection of an ampullary gangliocytic paranganglioma. Gastrointest. Endosc [print-electronic]. 2014 May; 79(5): 716-7. PMID: 24462169, PII: S0016-5107(13)02632-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.11.036, ISSN: 1097-6779.

Cassani L, Yachimski P. Response [letter]. Gastrointest. Endosc. 2014 Jan; 79(1): 181. PMID: 24342595, PII: S0016-5107(13)02312-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.08.025, ISSN: 1097-6779.

Yachimski P, Shi C, Slaughter JC, Washington MK. Endoscopic mucosal resection of Barrett's esophagus detects high prevalence of subsquamous intestinal metaplasia. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Dec 12/16/2013; 5(12): 590-4. PMID: 24368934, PMCID: PMC3870912, DOI: 10.4253/wjge.v5.i12.590, ISSN: 1948-5190.

Ayers K, Shi C, Washington K, Yachimski P. Expert pathology review and endoscopic mucosal resection alters the diagnosis of patients referred to undergo therapy for Barrett's esophagus. Surg Endosc [print-electronic]. 2013 Aug; 27(8): 2836-40. PMID: 23389078, DOI: 10.1007/s00464-013-2830-x, ISSN: 1432-2218.

Cassani L, Sumner E, Slaughter JC, Yachimski P. Directional distribution of neoplasia in Barrett's esophagus is not influenced by distance from the gastroesophageal junction. Gastrointest. Endosc [print-electronic]. 2013 Jun; 77(6): 877-82. PMID: 23528657, PII: S0016-5107(13)00083-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.01.026, ISSN: 1097-6779.

Trawick EP, Yachimski PS. Management of non-variceal upper gastrointestinal tract hemorrhage: controversies and areas of uncertainty. World J. Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar 3/21/2012; 18(11): 1159-65. PMID: 22468078, PMCID: PMC3309904, DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v18.11.1159, ISSN: 2219-2840.

Yachimski P, Falk GW. Subsquamous intestinal metaplasia: implications for endoscopic management of Barrett's esophagus. Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar; 10(3): 220-4. PMID: 22020059, PII: S1542-3565(11)01081-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2011.10.009, ISSN: 1542-7714.

Yachimski P, Mino-Kenudson M, Sherwood ME, Puricelli WP, Nishioka NS, Lauwers GY. Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in esophageal epithelium before and after photodynamic therapy for Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia or intramucosal carcinoma. Virchows Arch [print-electronic]. 2011 Dec; 459(6): 581-6. PMID: 22081106, DOI: 10.1007/s00428-011-1167-x, ISSN: 1432-2307.

Yachimski P, Peek RM. Biomarkers in exploring the frontiers of diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy of Barrett's esophagus. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2011 Jun; 4(6): 783-6. PMID: 21636544, PMCID: PMC3174469, PII: 4/6/783, DOI: 10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-11-0204, ISSN: 1940-6215.

Yachimski P. Proton pump inhibitors given before endoscopy for upper gastrointestinal bleeding do not improve survival, rebleeding or need for surgery. Evid Based Med [print-electronic]. 2011 Feb; 16(1): 13-4. PMID: 21081630, PII: ebm1133, DOI: 10.1136/ebm1133, ISSN: 1473-6810.

Yachimski P, Poulose BK. ERCP vs laparoscopic common bile duct exploration for common bile duct stones: are the 2 techniques truly equivalent? [letter]. Arch Surg. 2010 Aug; 145(8): 795; author reply 795-6. PMID: 20713937, PII: 145/8/795, DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.2010.126, ISSN: 1538-3644.

Yachimski PS, Farrell EA, Hunt DP, Reid AE. Proton pump inhibitors for prophylaxis of nosocomial upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding: effect of standardized guidelines on prescribing practice. Arch. Intern. Med. 2010 May 5/10/2010; 170(9): 779-83. PMID: 20458085, PMCID: PMC3758922, PII: 170/9/779, DOI: 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.51, ISSN: 1538-3679.

Greenwald BD, Dumot JA, Abrams JA, Lightdale CJ, David DS, Nishioka NS, Yachimski P, Johnston MH, Shaheen NJ, Zfass AM, Smith JO, Gill KR, Burdick JS, Mallat D, Wolfsen HC. Endoscopic spray cryotherapy for esophageal cancer: safety and efficacy. Gastrointest. Endosc. 2010 Apr; 71(4): 686-93. PMID: 20363410, PMCID: PMC3144145, PII: S0016-5107(10)00056-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2010.01.042, ISSN: 1097-6779.

Yachimski P, Lee RA, Tramontano A, Nishioka NS, Hur C. Secular trends in patients diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus. Dig. Dis. Sci [print-electronic]. 2010 Apr; 55(4): 960-6. PMID: 19798573, PMCID: PMC3739456, DOI: 10.1007/s10620-009-0985-z, ISSN: 1573-2568.

Kang D, Suter MJ, Boudoux C, Yoo H, Yachimski PS, Puricelli WP, Nishioka NS, Mino-Kenudson M, Lauwers GY, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Comprehensive imaging of gastroesophageal biopsy samples by spectrally encoded confocal microscopy. Gastrointest. Endosc [print-electronic]. 2010 Jan; 71(1): 35-43. PMID: 19922916, PMCID: PMC3135336, PII: S0016-5107(09)02426-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.gie.2009.08.026, ISSN: 1097-6779.