Xiaobin Yi

Department of Anesthesiology,

Washington University School of Medicine, USA

Assistant Professor



MBA, Washington University in St Louis

M.D., Peking Union Medical College & Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

M.B., Central South University Hsiangya School of Medicine

Publications (Selected)

  1. X.B. Yi. Gastrointestinal endoscopic examination after acute myocardial infarction. Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine Vol. 34: 487; 1995.
  2. X.B. Yi. Electrogastrography: the clinical significance of changes during fasting and postprandial state. Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine. 30: 331; 1991.
  3. A.S. Otero, X.B. Yi, M.C. Gray, G. Szabo, E.L. Hewlett. Membrane depolarization prevents cell invasion by B. Pertussis adenylate cyclace toxin. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. Vol.270: 9695; 1995.
  4. X.B. Yi, N.M. Sweitzer and A.S. Otero. Neutralizing antibodies to NDPK inhibit the enzyme in vitro and in vivo: evidence for two distinct mechanisms of activation of atrial currents by ATP-rS. Biochem. Biophys. Acta Vol.1310: 334; 1996.
  5. X.B. Yi, C. Lynch III. Clevidipine blockade of L-type Ca currents: Steady-state and kinetic electrophysiological studies in guinea pig ventricular myocytes. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology 36: 592; 2000.
  6. X.B. Yi. A. Cook, R. Hamill-Ruth, J. Rowlingson. Cervicogenic headache in patients with presumed migraine: misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis. The Journal of Pain. Vol 6(10): 700; 2005.
  7. H. Fang, S. Patanavanich, S. Rajagopal, X.B. Yi, M. S. Gill, J. J. Sando, and G. L. Kamatchi Inhibitory Role of Ser-425 of the _1 2.2 Subunit in the Enhancement of Cav 2.2 Currents by Phorbol-12-myristate, 13-Acetate. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) Vol 281 (29): 20011-17; 2006.
  8. Christopher Doran, Xiaobin Yi. The anti-inflammatory effect of local anesthetics. The Pain Clinic Vol.19 (5): 207-13; 2007.
  9. Kristin VanderPloeg, Xiaobin Yi. Acupuncture in modern Society. J Acupunct Meridian Stud. (JAMS) 2(1): 26−33; 2009.
  10. Xiaobin Yi, et al. New advances in management of geriatric pain. Chin J Geriatr. Vol 29(2): 89-92; 2010 (Feb).
  11. Xiaobin Yi and Brad McPherson. Applications of X-Stop to treat lumbar stenosis. Pain Physician. 13(Oct.) E327-336: 2010.
  12. Xiaobin Yi and Jianqin Yan. Interventional therapy is an effective treatment for cancer pain (Editorial). National Medical J. of China 90(39); 001: 2010.
  13. Xiaobin Yi, et al: Necrotic Arachnidism and Intractable Pain from Recluse Spider Bites treated with Lumbar Sympathetic Block. Clin J Pain 2011; 27: 457–460.
  14. K. Sykes and Xiaobin Yi. Intracranial Hypotension headache caused by massive CSF leak successfully treated with targetedC2 epidural blood patch: a case report. Pin Physisican. 2013. (in print)
  15. W. X. Xiu, Xiaobin Yi. Photoacousic imaging: a new tool for monitoring and diagnosing complex regional pain syndrome. Pain 2013. (in print)