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Robert C. Block, M.D., M.P.H.

Cardiology

Publications

Showing all 68 journal articles & 4 books available

Journal Articles

5/2017
Holub A, Abdolahi A, Mousa SA, Tu X, Oda M, Block RC. "The Effects of Aspirin in Combination with EPA and DHA on HDL Cholesterol and ApoA1 Exchange in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus." Presented at the National Lipid Assciation's 2017 Scientific Sessions, May 18-21, Philadelphia, PA. 2017; .

5/2017
Holub A, Abdolahi A, Mousa SA, Tu X, Oda M, Block RC. "The Effects of Aspirin in Combination with EPA and DHA on HDL Cholesterol and ApoA1 Exchange in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus." Presented at the National Lipid Assciation's 2017 Scientific Sessions, May 18-21, Philadelphia, PA. 2017; .

4/2017
Peoples AR, Roscoe JA, Block RC, Heckler CE, Ryan JL, Mustian KM, Janelsins MC, Peppone LJ, Moore DF, Coles C, Hoelzer KL, Morrow GR, Dozier AM. "Nausea and disturbed sleep as predictors of cancer-related fatigue in breast cancer patients: a multicenter NCORP study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2017 Apr 0; 25(4):1271-1278. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

2/11/2017
Abdolahi A, Williams GC, Benesch CG, Wang HZ, Spitzer EM, Scott BE, Block RC, van Wijngaarden E. "Immediate and sustained decrease in smoking urges after acute insular cortex damage." Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.. 2017 Feb 11; Epub 2017 Feb 11.

2/2017
O'Connell TD, Block RC, Huang SP, Shearer GC. "?3-Polyunsaturated fatty acids for heart failure: Effects of dose on efficacy and novel signaling through free fatty acid receptor 4." Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology.. 2017 Feb 0; 103:74-92. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

12/2016
Block RC, Abdolahi A, Niemiec CP, Rigby CS, Williams GC. "Effects of an evidence-based computerized virtual clinician on low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in adults without cardiovascular disease: The Interactive Cholesterol Advisory Tool." Health informatics journal.. 2016 Dec 0; 22(4):897-910. Epub 2015 Aug 21.

5/2016
Wasserman, EB.; Bazarian, JJ.; Mapstone, M.; Block, R.; van Wijngaarden, E. "Academic Dysfunction Following a Concussion in High School and College Students". American Journal of Public Health. 2016; 19:e1-e7.

2/29/2016
Williams GC, Lowenstein L, Cox JF, Patrick H, Adams MJ, Block RC, Rigby CS. "Brief report of virtual clinician research tools for tobacco dependence or dyslipidemia." Journal of health psychology.. 2016 Feb 29; Epub 2016 Feb 29.

2016
McLaren, D.; Jones, R.; Plotnik, R.; Zareba, W.; McIntosh, S.; Alexis, J.; Chen, L.; Block, R.; Lowenstein, C.; Kutyifa, V. "Prior Hospital Admission Predicts Thirty-Day Hospital Readmission for Heart Failure Patients". Cardiology journal. 2016; .

2016
Becerra AZ; Georas S; Brenna JT; Hopke PK; Kane C; Chalupa D; Frampton MW; Block R*; Rich DQ* (*Shared senior authors). ""Increases in ambient particulate matter air pollution, acute changes in platelet function, and effect modification by aspirin and omega-3 fatty acids: A panel study."". Journal of toxicology and environmental health. 2016; 79(6): 287-98.

2016
O'Connell T, Block RC, Huang S, Shearer G. "3-Polyunsaturated fatty acids of heart failure: Effects of dose on efficacy and novel signaling through free fatty acid receptor 4." Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. 2016; .

2016
Block RC, Razani B. "Options to consider when treating lysosomal acid lipase deficiency." Journal of clinical lipidology.. 2016 10(5):1280-1. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

12/2015
Abdolahi A, Williams GC, Benesch CG, Wang HZ, Spitzer EM, Scott BE, Block RC, van Wijngaarden E. "Smoking cessation behaviors three months following acute insular damage from stroke." Addictive behaviors.. 2015 Dec 0; 51:24-30. Epub 2015 Jul 06.

12/2015
Abdolahi A, Williams GC, Benesch CG, Wang HZ, Spitzer EM, Scott BE, Block RC, van Wijngaarden E. "Damage to the insula leads to decreased nicotine withdrawal during abstinence." Addiction.. 2015 Dec 0; 110(12):1994-2003. Epub 2015 Sep 08.

5/2015
Block RC, Abdolahi A, Tu X, Georas SN, Brenna JT, Phipps RP, Lawrence P, Mousa SA. "The effects of aspirin on platelet function and lysophosphatidic acids depend on plasma concentrations of EPA and DHA." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2015 May 0; 96:17-24. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

2015
Augustine E.; Adams HR.; Beck CA.; Thatcher A.; Walsh NC.; Vierhile A.; Kwon J.; Rothberg PG.; Marshall F.; Block R.; Dolan J.; Mink JW. "Clinical Features of Epilepsy in Juvenile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis (Batten Disease)". Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2015; 57(4): 366-71.

2015
Cameron SJ, Daimee U, Block RC. "A case of abdominal pain with dyslipidemia: difficulties diagnosing cholesterol ester storage disease." European review for medical and pharmacological sciences.. 2015 19(14):2628-33.

10/2014
Schuchardt JP, Neubronner J, Block RC, Schacky CV, Hahn A. "Associations between Omega-3 Index increase and triacylglyceride decrease in subjects with hypertriglyceridemia in response to six month of EPA and DHA supplementation." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2014 Oct 0; 91(4):129-34. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

2014
Sprod L.K.; Fernandez, I.D.; Janelsins, M.C.; Peppone, L.J.; Giguere, J.; Block, R*.; and Mustian, K.M.* (*shared senior authors). "Effects of Yoga on Cancer-Related Fatigue and Global Side-Effect burden in Older Cancer Survivors." Journal of Geriatric Oncology. 2014; 14(00335-X).

2014
Bernstein, E.; Block R.; Veazie P.; Tompkins C.; Bashour C. Allen; Alparslan T. "Preoperative Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Atrial Arrhythmias After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery". Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2014; .

2014
Abdolahi A, Georas SN, Thomas Brenna J, Cai X, Thevenet-Morrison K, Phipps RP, Lawrence P, Mousa SA, Block RC. "The effects of aspirin and fish oil consumption on lysophosphatidylcholines and lysophosphatidic acids and their correlates with platelet aggregation in adults with diabetes mellitus." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2014 90(2-3):61-8. Epub 2013 Dec 18.

2014
Augustine AH, Lowenstein LM, Harris WS, Shearer GC, Block RC. "Treatment with omega-3 fatty acid ethyl-ester alters fatty acid composition of lipoproteins in overweight or obese adults with insulin resistance." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2014 90(2-3):69-75. Epub 2013 Dec 18.

9/1/2013
Block RC, Duron V, Creigh P, McIntosh S. "International service and public health learning objectives for medical students." Health education journal.. 2013 Sep 1; 72(5):530-536.

7/2013
Block RC, Abdolahi A, Smith B, Meednu N, Thevenet-Morrison K, Cai X, Cui H, Mousa S, Thomas Brenna J, Georas S. "Effects of low-dose aspirin and fish oil on platelet function and NF-kappaB in adults with diabetes mellitus." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2013 Jul 0; 89(1):9-18. Epub 2013 May 07.

1/2013
Kakinami L, Block RC, Adams MJ, Cohn SE, Maliakkal B, Fisher SG. "Risk of cardiovascular disease in HIV, hepatitis C, or HIV/hepatitis C patients compared to the general population." International journal of clinical practice.. 2013 Jan 0; 67(1):6-13.

2013
Cameron SJ, Block RC, Richeson JF. "Severe coronary disease in an adult considered at low cardiovascular disease risk with a healthy lifestyle." Journal of clinical lipidology.. 2013 7(5):526-30. Epub 2013 May 28.

12/2012
Kakinami L, Block RC, Adams MJ, Cohn SE, Maliakkal B, Fisher SG. "Short communication: risk of elevated total cholesterol/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio after antiretroviral therapy in HIV/hepatitis C virus patients." AIDS research and human retroviruses.. 2012 Dec 0; 28(12):1552-6. Epub 2012 Apr 10.

12/2012
Puri S, Hu R, Quazi RR, Voci S, Veazie P, Block R. "Physicians' and midlevel providers' awareness of lifetime radiation-attributable cancer risk associated with commonly performed CT studies: relationship to practice behavior." AJR. American journal of roentgenology.. 2012 Dec 0; 199(6):1328-36.

4/2012
Block R, Kakinami L, Liebman S, Shearer GC, Kramer H, Tsai M. "Cis-vaccenic acid and the Framingham risk score predict chronic kidney disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2012 Apr 0; 86(4-5):175-82. Epub 2012 Mar 13.

4/2012
Hoffmire CA, Block RC, Thevenet-Morrison K, van Wijngaarden E. "Associations between omega-3 poly-unsaturated fatty acids from fish consumption and severity of depressive symptoms: an analysis of the 2005-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2012 Apr 0; 86(4-5):155-60. Epub 2012 Apr 01.

3/29/2012
Skerritt MR, Block RC, Pearson TA, Young KC. "Carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting utilization trends over time." BMC neurology. 2012 Mar 29; 12:17. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

2/27/2012
Calderon Artero P, Champagne C, Garigen S, Mousa S, Block R. "Fish oil metabolites: translating promising findings from bench to bedside to reduce cardiovascular disease." Journal of glycomics & lipidomics. 2012 Feb 27; 2(1)

1/1/2012
Block RC, Dier U, Calderonartero P, Shearer GC, Kakinami L, Larson MK, Harris WS, Georas S, Mousa SA. "The Effects of EPA+DHA and Aspirin on Inflammatory Cytokines and Angiogenesis Factors." World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases. 2012 Jan 1; 2(1):14-19. Epub 2011 Dec 30.

1/2012
Swanson D, Block R, Mousa SA. "Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA: health benefits throughout life." Advances in nutrition. 2012 Jan 0; 3(1):1-7. Epub 2012 Jan 05.

2012
Block RC, Dozier AM, Hazel-Fernandez L, Guido JJ, Pearson TA. "An epidemiologic transition of cardiovascular disease risk in Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada: the Grenada Heart Project, 2005-2007." Preventing chronic disease. 2012 9:E90. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

2012
Baum SJ, Kris-Etherton PM, Willett WC, Lichtenstein AH, Rudel LL, Maki KC, Whelan J, Ramsden CE, Block RC. "Fatty acids in cardiovascular health and disease: a comprehensive update." Journal of clinical lipidology.. 2012 6(3):216-34. Epub 2012 Apr 13.

2012
Block RC, Kakinami L, Jonovich M, Antonetti I, Lawrence P, Meednu N, Calderonartero P, Mousa SA, Thomas Brenna J, Georas S. "The combination of EPA+DHA and low-dose aspirin ingestion reduces platelet function acutely whereas each alone may not in healthy humans." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2012 87(4-5):143-51. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

12/2011
Golub N, Geba D, Mousa SA, Williams G, Block RC. "Greasing the wheels of managing overweight and obesity with omega-3 fatty acids." Medical hypotheses.. 2011 Dec 0; 77(6):1114-20. Epub 2011 Oct 06.

7/2011
McKee MM, Barnett SL, Block RC, Pearson TA. "Impact of communication on preventive services among deaf American Sign Language users." American journal of preventive medicine.. 2011 Jul 0; 41(1):75-9.

3/2011
Block RC, Tran B, McIntosh S. "Integrating the Chronic Care Model into a Novel Medical Student Course." Health education journal.. 2011 Mar 0; 70(1):39-47.

2011
Ramli J, CalderonArtero P, Block RC, Mousa SA. "Novel therapeutic targets for preserving a healthy endothelium: strategies for reducing the risk of vascular and cardiovascular disease." Cardiology journal.. 2011 18(4):352-63.

10/2010
Ombrello C, Block RC, Morrell CN. "Our expanding view of platelet functions and its clinical implications." Journal of cardiovascular translational research. 2010 Oct 0; 3(5):538-46. Epub 2010 Jul 27.

4/2010
McClintic BR, McClintic JI, Bisognano JD, Block RC. "The relationship between retinal microvascular abnormalities and coronary heart disease: a review." The American journal of medicine.. 2010 Apr 0; 123(4):374.e1-7.

2/2010
Mallah HS, Brown MR, Rossi TM, Block RC. "Parenteral fish oil-associated burr cell anemia." The Journal of pediatrics.. 2010 Feb 0; 156(2):324-6.e1.

1/2010
Mousa SS, Block RC, Mousa SA. "High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) Modulation Targets." Drugs of the future. 2010 Jan 0; 35(1):33-39.

2010
Sherazi S; Zareba W; Daubert JP; McNitt S; Shah AH; Aktas MK; Block RC. "Physicians' knowledge and attitudes regarding implantable cardioverter-defibrillators."". Cardiology Journal. 2010; 17(3): 267-73.

2010
Block RC, Duff R, Lawrence P, Kakinami L, Brenna JT, Shearer GC, Meednu N, Mousa S, Friedman A, Harris WS, Larson M, Georas S. "The effects of EPA, DHA, and aspirin ingestion on plasma lysophospholipids and autotaxin." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2010 82(2-3):87-95. Epub 2010 Jan 27.

2010
Block RC, Dorsey ER, Beck CA, Brenna JT, Shoulson I. "Altered cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism in Huntington disease." Journal of clinical lipidology.. 2010 4(1):17-23.

6/30/2009
Block R, Corsetti J, Goldenberg I, Vorobiof G, McNitt S, Ryan D, Zareba W, Moss AJ. "The common apolipoprotein A-1 polymorphism -75A>G is associated with ethnic differences in recurrent coronary events after recovery from an acute myocardial infarction." Heart international. 2009 Jun 30; 4(1):e8.

12/2008
Corsetti JP, Ryan D, Rainwater DL, Moss AJ, Zareba W, Block RC, Sparks CE. "Lp(a) and risk of recurrent cardiac events in obese postinfarction patients." Obesity.. 2008 Dec 0; 16(12):2717-22. Epub 2008 Oct 16.

12/2008
Block RC, Harris WS, Reid KJ, Spertus JA. "Omega-6 and trans fatty acids in blood cell membranes: a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes?" American heart journal.. 2008 Dec 0; 156(6):1117-23. Epub 2008 Oct 14.

10/2008
Sherazi S, Daubert JP, Block RC, Jeevanantham V, Abdel-Gadir K, DiSalle MR, Haley JM, Shah AH. "Physicians' preferences and attitudes about end-of-life care in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator." Mayo Clinic proceedings.. 2008 Oct 0; 83(10):1139-41.

9/1/2008
Dozier AM, Block R, Levy D, Dye TD, Pearson TA. "Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World: Community Perceptions from Carriacou, Grenada." CVD prevention and control. 2008 Sep 1; 3(3):123-131.

4/2008
Block RC, Harris WS, Reid KJ, Sands SA, Spertus JA. "EPA and DHA in blood cell membranes from acute coronary syndrome patients and controls." Atherosclerosis.. 2008 Apr 0; 197(2):821-8. Epub 2007 Sep 17.

4/2008
McIntosh S, Block RC, Kapsak G, Pearson TA. "Training medical students in community health: a novel required fourth-year clerkship at the University of Rochester." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2008 Apr 0; 83(4):357-64.

2008
Block RC, Harris WS, Pottala JV. "Determinants of Blood Cell Omega-3 Fatty Acid Content." The open biomarkers journal. 2008 1:1-6.

11/2007
Quinn L, Block R, McIntosh S. "Impact of a community health improvement clerkship project." Medical education.. 2007 Nov 0; 41(11):1102-3. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

10/2007
Goldenberg I, Moss AJ, Block R, Ryan D, Corsetti JP, McNitt S, Eberly SW, Zareba W. "Polymorphism in the cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene and the risk of early onset myocardial infarction among cigarette smokers." Annals of noninvasive electrocardiology : the official journal of the International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, Inc.. 2007 Oct 0; 12(4):364-74.

8/2007
Block RC, Pearson TA. "Organizing services for cardiovascular prevention." Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine.. 2007 Aug 0; 9(4):278-86.

2006
Block RC, Pearson TA. "The cardiovascular implications of omega-3 fatty acids". Folia Cardiologica, currently "Cardiology Journal". 2006; 13(7).

2005
Block RC, Pearson, TA. "Lipoprotein(a): Implications for clinical practice". Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2005; 7(5): 327-329.

1996
Block, RC. "Foreign Body: An Unexpected Finding". Consultant. 1996; : 380.

1993
Chin CW, Block RC, Wu WH, Zbuzek VK. "Modulation of nicotine-induced analgesia by calcium agonist and antagonist in adult rats." Psychopharmacology.. 1993 110(4):497-9.

1993
Block RC, Chin CW, Wu W, Zbuzek VK. "Nicotine-induced analgesia in rats: the role of calcium and the diversity of responders and nonresponders." Life sciences.. 1993 53(12):PL195-200.

0
Block, R.; Cameron S.; Daimee Usama.;. "A Case of Abdominal Pain with Dyslipdemia: Difficulties Diagnosing Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease." European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences.

0
Peoples AR, Roscoe JA, Block RC, Heckler CE, Ryan JL, Mustian KM, Janelsins MC, Peppone LL, Moore DF, Coles C, Hoelzer KL, Morrow GR, Dozier AM. "Supportive Care in Cancer". Nausea and Disturbed Sleep as Predictors of Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients. .

0
O'Connell TD, Block RC, Huang SP, Shearer GC. "Omega 3-Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids for Heart Failure: Effects of Dose on Efficacy and Novel Signaling through Free Fatty Acid Receptor 4." In press in Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology.

0
Block R.C. "A Case of Abdominal Pain with Dyslipidemia: Difficulties Diagnosing Cholesterol Ester Storage Disease." The European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences.

Books & Chapters

2013
Chapter Title: Angiogenesis Modulations in Health and Disease
Book Title: Angiogenesis Modulation by Arachidonic
Author List: Block RC, Yalcin M, Srinivasan M, Georas S, Mousa SA.
Published By: Springer Science+Business Media2013 in Dordrecht

2012
Book Title: "Hyperlipidemia". Manual of Outpatient Cardiology
Author List: Woolf K, Connell R, Block R
Edited By: John Bisognano, G. Ronald Beck, Ryan W. Connell
Published By: Springer-Verlag2012 in London

2009
Chapter Title: The Prevention of Ischemic Heart Disease
Book Title: Rochester Heart Failure Book
Author List: Sherazi S, Block RC
Edited By: John Bisognano
Published By: Springer2009

2007
Chapter Title: An Integrated Approach to Risk Factor Modification
Book Title: Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine
Author List: Block RC, Pearson TA
Edited By: Topol E
Published By: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens2007 in Philadelphia