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Yan Ma, M.D.


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  1. Jia Z, Lin Y, Jiao Z, Ma Y, Wang J. Detecting Causality in Multivariate Time Series via Non-Uniform Embedding. Entropy. 2019; 12(21). View Publication.
  2. Zhang L, Wu H, Zhang X, Wei X, Hou F, Ma Y. Sleep heart rate variability assists the automatic prediction of long-term cardiovascular outcomes. Sleep Med. 2020 03; 67:217-224. PMID: 31972509.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    
  3. Yin Y, Peng CK, Hou F, Gao H, Shang P, Li Q, Ma Y. The application of multiscale joint permutation entropy on multichannel sleep electroencephalography. AIP Advances. 2019. View Publication.
  4. Zhang L, Fu M, Xu F, Hou F, Ma Y. Heart Rate Dynamics in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Heart Rate Variability and Entropy. Entropy. 2019; (21):1-11. View Publication.
  5. Ma Y, Sun S, Zhang M, Guo D, Liu AR, Wei Y, Peng CK. Electrocardiogram-based sleep analysis for sleep apnea screening and diagnosis. Sleep Breath. 2020 Mar; 24(1):231-240. PMID: 31222591.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  6. Ma Y, Wu CW, Peng CK, Ahn A, Bertisch SM, Lipsitz LA, Yeh GY, Manor B, Novak V, Hausdorff JM, Gow B, Wayne PM. Complexity-Based Measures of Heart Rate Dynamics in Older Adults Following Long- and Short-Term Tai Chi Training: Cross-sectional and Randomized Trial Studies. Sci Rep. 2019 05 16; 9(1):7500. PMID: 31097732.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Xiong H, Shang P, Hou F, Ma Y. Visibility graph analysis of temporal irreversibility in sleep electroencephalograms. 2019; 96(1):1–11. View Publication.
  8. Ma Y, Hou F, Yang AC, Ahn AC, Fan L, Peng C-K. Symbolic dynamics of electroencephalography is associated with the sleep depth and overall sleep quality in healthy adults. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 2019; 513(2019):22-31. View Publication.
  9. Hou F, Yu Z, Peng C-K, Yang AC, Wu C, Ma Y. Complexity of wake electroencephalography correlates with slow wave activity after sleep onset. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2018; (12). View Publication.
  10. Mao X, Shang P, Wang J, Ma Y. Characterizing time series by extended complexity-entropy curves based on Tsallis, Rényi and power spectral entropy. Chaos. 2018; (28). View Publication.
  11. Lv X, Ma Y, Feng F, Hong L, Wang J, Wang W. Personality Development since Childhood Associated with Adult Chronic Insomnia: A Study by Wang’s Memory-Tracing Personality Development Inventory (WMPI). Global Journal of Health Science. 2017; 9(3):80-87. View Publication.
  12. Ma Y, Yang AC, Duan Y, Dong M, Yeung AS. Quality and readability of online information resources on insomnia. Front Med. 2017 Sep; 11(3):423-431. PMID: 28500432.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Li Y, Gao H, Ma Y. Evaluation of pulse oximeter derived photoplethysmographic signals for obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May; 96(18):e6755. PMID: 28471970.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Ma Y, Sun S, Peng CK, Fang Y, Thomas RJ. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Chinese Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Mar 15; 13(3):433-439. PMID: 27855748.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Ma Y, Tseng PH, Ahn A, Wu MS, Ho YL, Chen MF, Peng CK. Cardiac Autonomic Alteration and Metabolic Syndrome: An Ambulatory ECG-based Study in A General Population. Sci Rep. 2017 03 14; 7:44363. PMID: 28290487.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Shi W, Shang P, Ma Y, Sun S, Yeh CH. A comparison study on stages of sleep: Quantifying multiscale complexity using higher moments on coarse-graining. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation. 2017; 44(3):292–303. View Publication.
  17. Ma Y, Shi W, Peng CK, Yang AC. Nonlinear dynamical analysis of sleep electroencephalography using fractal and entropy approaches. Sleep Med Rev. 2018 02; 37:85-93. PMID: 28392169.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Tseng PH, Lee PL, Hsu WC, Ma Y, Lee YC, Chiu HM, Ho YL, Chen MF, Wu MS, Peng CK. A Higher Proportion of Metabolic Syndrome in Chinese Subjects with Sleep-Disordered Breathing: A Case-Control Study Based on Electrocardiogram-Derived Sleep Analysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1):e0169394. PMID: 28081171.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  19. Ma Y, Dong M, Zhou K, Mita C, Liu J, Wayne PM. Publication Trends in Acupuncture Research: A 20-Year Bibliometric Analysis Based on PubMed. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0168123. PMID: 27973611.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  20. Ma Y, McCraty R. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Heart Rate Variability in Mind-Body Interventions. 2016; 29:A1–A2. View Publication.
  21. Ma Y, Yeung A, Yang AC, Peng CK, Clain A, Alpert J, Fava M, Yeung AS. The Effects of Tai Chi on Sleep Quality in Chinese American Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Pilot Study. Behav Sleep Med. 2018 Jul-Aug; 16(4):398-411. PMID: 27676270.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Ma Y, Zhou K, Fan J, Sun S. Traditional Chinese medicine: potential approaches from modern dynamical complexity theories. Front Med. 2016 Mar; 10(1):28-32. PMID: 26809465.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Zhou K, Ma Y, Brogan MS. Dry needling versus acupuncture: the ongoing debate. Acupunct Med. 2015 Dec; 33(6):485-90. PMID: 26546163.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Zhou K, Ma Y, Brogan MS. Chronic and non-healing wounds: The story of vascular endothelial growth factor. Med Hypotheses. 2015 Oct; 85(4):399-404. PMID: 26138626.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Ma Y, Dong M, Mita C, Sun S, Peng CK, Yang AC. Publication analysis on insomnia: how much has been done in the past two decades? Sleep Med. 2015 Jul; 16(7):820-6. PMID: 25979182.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Ma Y, Sun S, Peng CK. Applications of dynamical complexity theory in traditional Chinese medicine. Front Med. 2014 Sep; 8(3):279-84. PMID: 25204292.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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