Robert C Block

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint EPA and DHA in blood cell membranes from acute coronary syndrome patients and controls
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, NY 14642, United States robert
    Atherosclerosis 197:821-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Damage to the insula leads to decreased nicotine withdrawal during abstinence
    Amir Abdolahi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Addiction 110:1994-2003. 2015
  3. pmc The effects of aspirin on platelet function and lysophosphatidic acids depend on plasma concentrations of EPA and DHA
    Robert C Block
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 265 Crittenden Boulevard, Box CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Electronic address
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 96:17-24. 2015
  4. pmc Omega-6 and trans fatty acids in blood cell membranes: a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes?
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1117-23. 2008
  5. pmc The effects of aspirin and fish oil consumption on lysophosphatidylcholines and lysophosphatidic acids and their correlates with platelet aggregation in adults with diabetes mellitus
    Amir Abdolahi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, United States
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 90:61-8. 2014
  6. pmc Impact of communication on preventive services among deaf American Sign Language users
    MICHAEL M MCKEE
    National Center for Deaf Health Research, Rochester Preventive Research Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:75-9. 2011
  7. pmc Parenteral fish oil-associated burr cell anemia
    Husam S Mallah
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Section, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667 Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr 156:324-6.e1. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a): implications for clinical practice
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 7:327-9. 2005
  9. pmc Training medical students in community health: a novel required fourth-year clerkship at the University of Rochester
    Scott McIntosh
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 8969, USA
    Acad Med 83:357-64. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Physicians' preferences and attitudes about end-of-life care in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Saadia Sherazi
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, PO Box 644, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1139-41. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint EPA and DHA in blood cell membranes from acute coronary syndrome patients and controls
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, NY 14642, United States robert
    Atherosclerosis 197:821-8. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Damage to the insula leads to decreased nicotine withdrawal during abstinence
    Amir Abdolahi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Addiction 110:1994-2003. 2015
    ..We examined whether insular versus non-insular damage from ischemic stroke attenuated acute withdrawal from cigarette smoking and reduced the likelihood of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use during hospitalization...
  3. pmc The effects of aspirin on platelet function and lysophosphatidic acids depend on plasma concentrations of EPA and DHA
    Robert C Block
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 265 Crittenden Boulevard, Box CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA Electronic address
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 96:17-24. 2015
    ..These results support aspirin effects on lysolipid metabolism and platelet aggregation depending on plasma EPA+DHA concentrations in individuals with a disturbed lipid milieu...
  4. pmc Omega-6 and trans fatty acids in blood cell membranes: a risk factor for acute coronary syndromes?
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Am Heart J 156:1117-23. 2008
    ..Although fatty acid intake has been associated with risk of coronary disease events, the association between blood omega-6 and trans fatty acids (FAs) at the time of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is unknown...
  5. pmc The effects of aspirin and fish oil consumption on lysophosphatidylcholines and lysophosphatidic acids and their correlates with platelet aggregation in adults with diabetes mellitus
    Amir Abdolahi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, United States
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 90:61-8. 2014
    ..The ingestion of these agents may reduce cardiovascular disease risk in diabetic adults, with a disrupted lipid milieu, via lysolipid mediated mechanisms. ..
  6. pmc Impact of communication on preventive services among deaf American Sign Language users
    MICHAEL M MCKEE
    National Center for Deaf Health Research, Rochester Preventive Research Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:75-9. 2011
    ..Deaf American Sign Language (ASL) users face communication and language barriers that limit healthcare communication with their providers. Prior research has not examined preventive services with ASL-skilled clinicians...
  7. pmc Parenteral fish oil-associated burr cell anemia
    Husam S Mallah
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Gastroenterology and Nutrition Section, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667 Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr 156:324-6.e1. 2010
    ..Parenteral fish oil was discontinued, and the burr cell anemia disappeared, suggesting that parenteral fish oil might be associated with hemolytic anemia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a): implications for clinical practice
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 7:327-9. 2005
  9. pmc Training medical students in community health: a novel required fourth-year clerkship at the University of Rochester
    Scott McIntosh
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627 8969, USA
    Acad Med 83:357-64. 2008
    ..Evaluation efforts to date indicate that the clerkship has been received favorably by both faculty and students...
  10. doi request reprint Physicians' preferences and attitudes about end-of-life care in patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Saadia Sherazi
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, PO Box 644, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 83:1139-41. 2008
    ..With increased knowledge about managing the withdrawal of this potentially life-prolonging therapy, physicians are likely to become more skilled at caring for dying patients with an ICD...
  11. pmc The combination of EPA+DHA and low-dose aspirin ingestion reduces platelet function acutely whereas each alone may not in healthy humans
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 87:143-51. 2012
    ..The hypothesis that combining low dose aspirin with eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid (EPA+DHA) reduces platelet function in the acute setting has not been investigated...
  12. doi request reprint Smoking cessation behaviors three months following acute insular damage from stroke
    Amir Abdolahi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, 265 Crittenden Blvd CU 420644, Rochester, NY 14642, United States Electronic address
    Addict Behav 51:24-30. 2015
    ..To better understand the role of the insula in maintaining abstinence, we examined quitting patterns in smokers with acute damage to their insula relative to other regions...
  13. pmc Short communication: risk of elevated total cholesterol/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio after antiretroviral therapy in HIV/hepatitis C virus patients
    Lisa Kakinami
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:1552-6. 2012
    ..The magnitude of change in the TC/HDL-C ratio after HAART initiation is not significantly different between HIV and HIV/HCV patients, suggesting subsequent CVD risk in HIV/HCV patients may be greater than currently appreciated...
  14. pmc 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
    Claire A Hoffmire
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642 0644, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 86:155-60. 2012
    ..Exposure-response analyses revealed no clear patterns for any intake measures. Inconsistent patterns of associations in our study may be partially explained by exposure misclassification...
  15. doi request reprint Lp(a) and risk of recurrent cardiac events in obese postinfarction patients
    James P Corsetti
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2717-22. 2008
    ..These findings suggest close monitoring and consideration of weight reduction for obese postinfarction patients with elevated Lp(a) levels...
  16. pmc An epidemiologic transition of cardiovascular disease risk in Carriacou and Petite Martinique, Grenada: the Grenada Heart Project, 2005-2007
    Robert C Block
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, Box 644, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E90. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine the pattern of lifestyle factors associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Grenada and to determine whether the prevalence of CVD risk factors differs by subgroups...
  17. pmc Carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting utilization trends over time
    Matthew R Skerritt
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Neurol 12:17. 2012
    ....
  18. pmc Altered cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism in Huntington disease
    Robert C Block
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine and Preventive Cardiology Unit, Box 644, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:17-23. 2010
    ..Drugs that combat the dysregulated lipid milieu in Huntington disease may help treat this perplexing and catastrophic genetic disease...
  19. pmc Our expanding view of platelet functions and its clinical implications
    Christopher Ombrello
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, P O Box 644, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Cardiovasc Transl Res 3:538-46. 2010
    ..It has also heightened interest in a continued search for new platelet inhibitors and presents new opportunities for platelet inhibitors to be used in a wide array of disease treatment strategies...