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Joel Block

TitleProfessor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentInternal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
AddressChicago IL 60612
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    My Scopus ID is 7201424429.
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    1. Hassan AS, Rao A, Manadan AM, Block JA. Peripheral Bacterial Septic Arthritis: Review of Diagnosis and Management. J Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Dec; 23(8):435-442. PMID: 28926460.
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    2. Miller RE, Malfait AM, Block JA. Current status of nerve growth factor antibodies for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017 Sep-Oct; 35 Suppl 107(5):85-87. PMID: 28967370.
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    3. Kugasia A, Sehgal N, Dollear M, Sequeira W, Block JA, Jolly M. Practice patterns in longitudinal lupus care provision: patient and physician perspectives. Lupus. 2017 Dec; 26(14):1556-1561. PMID: 28659044.
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    4. Pincus T, Block JA, Yazici Y, Bergman MJ, Sokka T. Limited Value of the Multi-Biomarker Disease Activity Assay Compared to the Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data 3 (RAPID3) Score in the Prognosis of Important Clinical Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Comment on the Article by Fleischmann et al and Accompanying Editorial by Davis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017 Apr; 69(4):866-867. PMID: 27992686.
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    5. Miller RE, Block JA, Malfait AM. Nerve growth factor blockade for the management of osteoarthritis pain: what can we learn from clinical trials and preclinical models? Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2017 Jan; 29(1):110-118. PMID: 27672741.
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    6. Azizoddin DR, Weinberg S, Gandhi N, Arora S, Block JA, Sequeira W, Jolly M. Validation of the LupusPRO version 1.8: an update to a disease-specific patient-reported outcome tool for systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2017 Jan 01; 961203317739128. PMID: 29087259.
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    7. Tezcan ME, Goker B, Lidtke R, Block JA. Long-term effects of lateral wedge orthotics on hip and ankle joint space widths. Gait Posture. 2017 Jan; 51:36-40. PMID: 27693959.
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    8. Chalmers JR, Simpson E, Apfelbacher CJ, Thomas KS, von Kobyletzki L, Schmitt J, Singh JA, Svensson Å, Williams HC, Abuabara K, Aoki V, Ardeleanu M, Awici-Rasmussen M, Barbarot S, Berents TL, Block J, Bragg A, Burton T, Bjerring Clemmensen KK, Creswell-Melville A, Dinesen M, Drucker A, Eckert L, Flohr C, Garg M, Gerbens LA, Graff AL, Hanifin J, Heinl D, Humphreys R, Ishii HA, Kataoka Y, Leshem YA, Marquort B, Massuel MA, Merhand S, Mizutani H, Murota H, Murrell DF, Nakahara T, Nasr I, Nograles K, Ohya Y, Osterloh I, Pander J, Prinsen C, Purkins L, Ridd M, Sach T, Schuttelaar ML, Shindo S, Smirnova J, Sulzer A, Synnøve Gjerde E, Takaoka R, Vestby Talmo H, Tauber M, Torchet F, Volke A, Wahlgren CF, Weidinger S, Weisshaar E, Wollenberg A, Yamaga K, Zhao CY, Spuls PI. Report from the fourth international consensus meeting to harmonize core outcome measures for atopic eczema/dermatitis clinical trials (HOME initiative). Br J Dermatol. 2016 Jul; 175(1):69-79. PMID: 27436240.
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    9. Castrejon I, Nikiphorou E, Jain R, Huang A, Block JA, Pincus T. Assessment of fatigue in routine care on a Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire (MDHAQ): a cross-sectional study of associations with RAPID3 and other variables in different rheumatic diseases. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 34(5):901-909. PMID: 27382923.
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    10. Block JA. Changing of the guard: OAC in transition. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Jul; 24(7):1125. PMID: 27208421.
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    11. Manadan AM, Mathur T, Thiagarajan S, Hota B, Block JA. The Authors Respond. J Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Oct; 21(7):389. PMID: 26398475.
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    12. Mathur T, Manadan AM, Thiagarajan S, Hota B, Block JA. Corticosteroid Monotherapy Is Usually Insufficient Treatment for Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy. Am J Ther. 2015 Sep-Oct; 22(5):350-4. PMID: 23797759.
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    13. Pincus T, Gibson KA, Block JA. Premature Mortality: A Neglected Outcome in Rheumatic Diseases? Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Aug; 67(8):1043-6. PMID: 25623182.
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    14. Giangreco D, Devilliers H, Annapureddy N, Block JA, Jolly M. Lupus Impact Tracker is responsive to physician and patient assessed changes in systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2015 Dec; 24(14):1486-91. PMID: 26162686.
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    15. Raghu P, Manadan AM, Schmukler J, Mathur T, Block JA. Pulse Dose Methylprednisolone Therapy for Adult Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy. Am J Ther. 2015 Jul-Aug; 22(4):244-7. PMID: 25490616.
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    16. Castrejon I, Gibson KA, Block JA, Everakes SL, Jain R, Pincus T. RheuMetric A Physician Checklist to Record Patient Levels of Inflammation, Damage and Distress as Quantitative Data Rather than as Narrative Impressions. Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2015 Jul; 73(3):178-84. PMID: 26535596.
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    17. Jolly M, Thakkar A, Mikolaitis RA, Block JA. Caregiving, dyadic quality of life and dyadic relationships in lupus. Lupus. 2015 Aug; 24(9):918-26. PMID: 25661509.
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    18. Manadan AM, Mushtaq S, Block JA. Radiocarpal and first metatarsophalangeal intraarticular injection site confirmation with fluoroscopy and review of accuracy of intraarticular injections. Am J Ther. 2015 Jan-Feb; 22(1):11-3. PMID: 23867172.
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    19. Shakoor N, Foucher KC, Wimmer MA, Mikolaitis-Preuss RA, Fogg LF, Block JA. Asymmetries and relationships between dynamic loading, muscle strength, and proprioceptive acuity at the knees in symptomatic unilateral hip osteoarthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2014 Dec 14; 16(6):455. PMID: 25496937; PMCID: PMC4298074.
    20. Jolly M, Sequeira W, Block JA. Health and quality of life outcomes. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2014 Dec 12; 12:173. PMID: 25495461; PMCID: PMC4272785.
    21. Jolly M, Peters KF, Mikolaitis R, Evans-Raoul K, Block JA. Body image intervention to improve health outcomes in lupus: a pilot study. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Dec; 20(8):403-10. PMID: 25417675.
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    22. Bourré-Tessier J, Clarke AE, Kosinski M, Mikolaitis-Preuss RA, Bernatsky S, Block JA, Jolly M. The French-Canadian validation of a disease-specific, patient-reported outcome measure for lupus. Lupus. 2014 Dec; 23(14):1452-9. PMID: 25081500.
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    23. Jolly M, Francis S, Aggarwal R, Mikolaitis RA, Niewold TB, Chubinskaya S, Block JA, Scanzello C, Sequeira W. Serum free light chains, interferon-alpha, and interleukins in systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2014 Aug; 23(9):881-8. PMID: 24786785.
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    24. Block JA. Osteoarthritis: OA guidelines: improving care or merely codifying practice? Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2014 Jun; 10(6):324-6. PMID: 24752185.
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    25. Sreih AG, Mandhadi R, Aldaghlawi F, Khan A, Irshad V, Finn K, Block JA. ANCA-associated vasculitis in Hispanic Americans: an unrecognized severity. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 May; 34(5):943-8. PMID: 24752347.
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    26. Mathur T, Manadan AM, Thiagarajan S, Hota B, Block JA. Serum transaminases are frequently elevated at time of diagnosis of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy and normalize with creatine kinase. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Apr; 20(3):130-2. PMID: 24662552.
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    27. Goker B, Block JA, Lidtke RH. Analysis of intrinsic biomechanical factors are needed to identify parameters that may predict benefit from lateral wedge orthotics in medial knee osteoarthritis. Comment on the article by Parkes MJ, et al. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2014 Nov-Dec; 32(6 Suppl 87):S-3. PMID: 24641818.
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    28. Mathur T, Manadan AM, Thiagarajan S, Hota B, Block JA. The utility of serum aldolase in normal creatine kinase dermatomyositis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Jan; 20(1):47-8. PMID: 24356484.
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    29. Kaya A, Goker B, Cura ES, Tezcan ME, Tufan A, Mercan R, Bitik B, Haznedaroglu S, Ozturk MA, Mikolaitis-Preuss RA, Block JA, Jolly M. Turkish lupusPRO: cross-cultural validation study for lupus. Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Aug; 33(8):1079-84. PMID: 23934384.
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    30. Glant TT, Besenyei T, Kádár A, Kurkó J, Tryniszewska B, Gál J, Soós G, Szekanecz Z, Hoffmann G, Block JA, Katz RS, Mikecz K, Rauch TA. Differentially expressed epigenome modifiers, including aurora kinases A and B, in immune cells in rheumatoid arthritis in humans and mouse models. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jul; 65(7):1725-35. PMID: 23653330; PMCID: PMC4102319.
    31. Bourré-Tessier J, Clarke AE, Mikolaitis-Preuss RA, Kosinski M, Bernatsky S, Block JA, Jolly M. Cross-cultural validation of a disease-specific patient-reported outcome measure for systemic lupus erythematosus in Canada. J Rheumatol. 2013 Aug; 40(8):1327-33. PMID: 23772082.
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    32. Shakoor N, Lidtke RH, Wimmer MA, Mikolaitis RA, Foucher KC, Thorp LE, Fogg LF, Block JA. Improvement in knee loading after use of specialized footwear for knee osteoarthritis: results of a six-month pilot investigation. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 May; 65(5):1282-9. PMID: 23575871.
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    33. Jolly M, Toloza S, Block J, Mikolaitis R, Kosinski M, Wallace D, Durran-Barragan S, Bertoli A, Blazevic I, Vilá L, Cooray D, Moldovan I, Katsaros E, Weisman M, Torralba KM, Alarcón G. Spanish LupusPRO: cross-cultural validation study for lupus. Lupus. 2013 Apr; 22(5):431-6. PMID: 23554032.
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    34. Navarra SV, Tanangunan RM, Mikolaitis-Preuss RA, Kosinski M, Block JA, Jolly M. Cross-cultural validation of a disease-specific patient-reported outcome measure for lupus in Philippines. Lupus. 2013 Mar; 22(3):262-7. PMID: 23340995.
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    35. Gan J, Manadan AM, Sequiera W, Block JA. Tuberculosis infections and tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists. Am J Ther. 2013 Jan; 20(1):73-8. PMID: 21519217.
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    36. Jolly M, Kazmi N, Mikolaitis RA, Sequeira W, Block JA. Validation of the Cutaneous Lupus Disease Area and Severity Index (CLASI) using physician- and patient-assessed health outcome measures. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Apr; 68(4):618-23. PMID: 23107310.
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    37. Dua AB, Aggarwal R, Mikolaitis RA, Sequeira W, Block JA, Jolly M. Rheumatologists' quality of care for lupus: comparison study between a university and county hospital. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Aug; 64(8):1261-4. PMID: 22392683.
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    38. Jolly M, Pickard AS, Mikolaitis RA, Cornejo J, Sequeira W, Cash TF, Block JA. Body image in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. Int J Behav Med. 2012 Jun; 19(2):157-64. PMID: 21380770.
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    39. Jolly M, Pickard AS, Block JA, Kumar RB, Mikolaitis RA, Wilke CT, Rodby RA, Fogg L, Sequeira W, Utset TO, Cash TF, Moldovan I, Katsaros E, Nicassio P, Ishimori ML, Kosinsky M, Merrill JT, Weisman MH, Wallace DJ. Disease-specific patient reported outcome tools for systemic lupus erythematosus. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Aug; 42(1):56-65. PMID: 22480408.
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    40. Shakoor N, Lee KJ, Fogg LF, Wimmer MA, Foucher KC, Mikolaitis RA, Block JA. The relationship of vibratory perception to dynamic joint loading, radiographic severity, and pain in knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jan; 64(1):181-6. PMID: 21898358.
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    41. Thorlund JB, Shakoor N, Ageberg E, Sandal LF, Block JA, Roos EM. Vibratory perception threshold in young and middle-aged patients at high risk of knee osteoarthritis compared to controls. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Jan; 64(1):144-8. PMID: 21905255.
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    42. Thorp LE, Orozco D, Block JA, Sumner DR, Wimmer MA. Activity Levels in Healthy Older Adults: Implications for Joint Arthroplasty. ISRN Orthop. 2012 Jan 01; 2012. PMID: 23577274.
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    43. Jolly M, Pickard AS, Sequeira W, Wallace DJ, Solem CT, Mikolaitis RA, Fogg L, Weisman MH, Block JA, Cash TF. A brief assessment tool for body image in systemic lupus erythematosus. Body Image. 2012 Mar; 9(2):279-84. PMID: 22154813.
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    44. Shakoor N, Dua A, Thorp LE, Mikolaitis RA, Wimmer MA, Foucher KC, Fogg LF, Block JA. Asymmetric loading and bone mineral density at the asymptomatic knees of patients with unilateral hip osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Dec; 63(12):3853-8. PMID: 22127702; PMCID: PMC3234130.
    45. Aggarwal R, Sequeira W, Kokebie R, Mikolaitis RA, Fogg L, Finnegan A, Plaas A, Block JA, Jolly M. Serum free light chains as biomarkers for systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Jun; 63(6):891-8. PMID: 21312346.
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    46. Kokebie R, Aggarwal R, Lidder S, Hakimiyan AA, Rueger DC, Block JA, Chubinskaya S. The role of synovial fluid markers of catabolism and anabolism in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and asymptomatic organ donors. Arthritis Res Ther. 2011 Mar 24; 13(2):R50. PMID: 21435227; PMCID: PMC3132039.
    47. Roos EM, Herzog W, Block JA, Bennell KL. Muscle weakness, afferent sensory dysfunction and exercise in knee osteoarthritis. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2011 Jan; 7(1):57-63. PMID: 21119605.
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    48. Block JA, Shakoor N. Lower limb osteoarthritis: biomechanical alterations and implications for therapy. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2010 Sep; 22(5):544-50. PMID: 20592605.
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    49. Jolly M, Pickard SA, Mikolaitis RA, Rodby RA, Sequeira W, Block JA. LupusQoL-US benchmarks for US patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2010 Sep; 37(9):1828-33. PMID: 20716659.
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    50. Shakoor N, Sengupta M, Foucher KC, Wimmer MA, Fogg LF, Block JA. Effects of common footwear on joint loading in osteoarthritis of the knee. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2010 Jul; 62(7):917-23. PMID: 20191571; PMCID: PMC2940270.
    51. Mathur T, Manadan AM, Hota B, Block JA. Pseudo-septic hip arthritis as the presenting symptom of ankylosing spondylitis: a case series and review of the literature. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2010 May-Jun; 28(3):416-8. PMID: 20576228.
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    52. Thorp LE, Wimmer MA, Foucher KC, Sumner DR, Shakoor N, Block JA. The biomechanical effects of focused muscle training on medial knee loads in OA of the knee: a pilot, proof of concept study. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Jun; 10(2):166-73. PMID: 20516634.
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    53. Lidtke RH, Muehleman C, Kwasny M, Block JA. Foot center of pressure and medial knee osteoarthritis. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2010 May-Jun; 100(3):178-84. PMID: 20479447.
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    54. Jolly M, Mikolaitis RA, Shakoor N, Fogg LF, Block JA. Education, zip code-based annualized household income, and health outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2010 Jun; 37(6):1150-7. PMID: 20360192.
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    55. Jolly M, Pickard AS, Wilke C, Mikolaitis RA, Teh LS, McElhone K, Fogg L, Block J. Lupus-specific health outcome measure for US patients: the LupusQoL-US version. Ann Rheum Dis. 2010 Jan; 69(1):29-33. PMID: 19126561.
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    56. Block JA, Oegema TR, Sandy JD, Plaas A. The effects of oral glucosamine on joint health: is a change in research approach needed? Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2010 Jan; 18(1):5-11. PMID: 19733270.
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    57. Ekochin LH, Manadan AM, Aggarwal R, Sequeira W, Block JA. Absence of transaminase elevation during concomitant methotrexate and isoniazid therapy. J Rheumatol. 2009 Sep; 36(9):2127. PMID: 19738229.
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    58. Pincus T, Block JA. Pain and radiographic damage in osteoarthritis. BMJ. 2009 Aug 21; 339:b2802. PMID: 19700504.
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    59. Goker B, Gonen E, Demirag MD, Block JA. Quantification of the radiographic joint space width of the ankle. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Aug; 467(8):2083-9. PMID: 19381746; PMCID: PMC2706360.
    60. Aggarwal R, Wilke CT, Pickard AS, Vats V, Mikolaitis R, Fogg L, Block JA, Jolly M. Psychometric properties of the EuroQol-5D and Short Form-6D in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J Rheumatol. 2009 Jun; 36(6):1209-16. PMID: 19369452.
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    61. Aggarwal R, Manadan AM, Poliyedath A, Sequeira W, Block JA. Safety of etanercept in patients at high risk for mycobacterial tuberculosis infections. J Rheumatol. 2009 May; 36(5):914-7. PMID: 19332623.
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    62. Block JA, Shakoor N. The biomechanics of osteoarthritis: implications for therapy. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2009 Feb; 11(1):15-22. PMID: 19171107.
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    63. Shakoor N, Lidtke RH, Sengupta M, Fogg LF, Block JA. Effects of specialized footwear on joint loads in osteoarthritis of the knee. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Sep 15; 59(9):1214-20. PMID: 18759313; PMCID: PMC3653288.
    64. Shakoor N, Lee KJ, Fogg LF, Block JA. Generalized vibratory deficits in osteoarthritis of the hip. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Sep 15; 59(9):1237-40. PMID: 18759259; PMCID: PMC3653291.
    65. Schwab JH, Boland PJ, Agaram NP, Socci ND, Guo T, O'Toole GC, Wang X, Ostroumov E, Hunter CJ, Block JA, Doty S, Ferrone S, Healey JH, Antonescu CR. Chordoma and chondrosarcoma gene profile: implications for immunotherapy. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2009 Mar; 58(3):339-49. PMID: 18641983; PMCID: PMC3426285.
    66. Mody S, Jolly M, Kwasny MJ, Block JA. Patient reported outcomes and analgesia use in osteoarthritis of the knee. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2008 Nov; 16(11):1294-9. PMID: 18456521; PMCID: PMC2587259.
    67. Shakoor N, Agrawal A, Block JA. Reduced lower extremity vibratory perception in osteoarthritis of the knee. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jan 15; 59(1):117-21. PMID: 18163397; PMCID: PMC3653289.
    68. Shakoor N, Furmanov S, Nelson DE, Li Y, Block JA. Pain and its relationship with muscle strength and proprioception in knee OA: results of an 8-week home exercise pilot study. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2008 Jan-Mar; 8(1):35-42. PMID: 18398263.
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    69. Manadan AM, Block JA. Rheumatoid arthritis: beyond tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonists, B cell depletion, and T cell blockade. Am J Ther. 2008 Jan-Feb; 15(1):53-8. PMID: 18223354.
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    70. Thorp LE, Sumner DR, Wimmer MA, Block JA. Relationship between pain and medial knee joint loading in mild radiographic knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Oct 15; 57(7):1254-60. PMID: 17907211.
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    71. Manadan AM, Joyce K, Sequeira W, Block JA. Etanercept therapy in patients with a positive tuberculin skin test. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2007 Sep-Oct; 25(5):743-5. PMID: 18078624.
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    72. Daysal GA, Goker B, Gonen E, Demirag MD, Haznedaroglu S, Ozturk MA, Block JA. The relationship between hip joint space width, center edge angle and acetabular depth. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2007 Dec; 15(12):1446-51. PMID: 17629513.
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    73. Kim DW, Seo SW, Cho SK, Chang SS, Lee HW, Lee SE, Block JA, Hei TK, Lee FY. Targeting of cell survival genes using small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) enhances radiosensitivity of Grade II chondrosarcoma cells. J Orthop Res. 2007 Jun; 25(6):820-8. PMID: 17343283.
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    74. Manadan AM, James N, Block JA. New therapeutic approaches for spondyloarthritis. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2007 May; 19(3):259-64. PMID: 17414952.
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    75. Goker B, Block JA. Improved precision in quantifying knee alignment angle. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 May; 458:145-9. PMID: 17259895.
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    76. Bluman EM, Coulie PG, Xiaojuan S, Machan J, Lin C, Meitner PA, Block JA, Terek RM. Lysis of human chondrosarcoma cells by cytolytic T lymphocytes recognizing a MAGE-A3 antigen presented by HLA-A1 molecules. J Orthop Res. 2007 May; 25(5):678-84. PMID: 17290408.
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    77. Im HJ, Muddasani P, Natarajan V, Schmid TM, Block JA, Davis F, van Wijnen AJ, Loeser RF. Basic fibroblast growth factor stimulates matrix metalloproteinase-13 via the molecular cross-talk between the mitogen-activated protein kinases and protein kinase Cdelta pathways in human adult articular chondrocytes. J Biol Chem. 2007 Apr 13; 282(15):11110-21. PMID: 17311929; PMCID: PMC2895271.
    78. Darling EM, Zauscher S, Block JA, Guilak F. A thin-layer model for viscoelastic, stress-relaxation testing of cells using atomic force microscopy: do cell properties reflect metastatic potential? Biophys J. 2007 Mar 01; 92(5):1784-91. PMID: 17158567; PMCID: PMC1796808.
    79. Thorp LE, Sumner DR, Block JA, Moisio KC, Shott S, Wimmer MA. Knee joint loading differs in individuals with mild compared with moderate medial knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Dec; 54(12):3842-9. PMID: 17133592.
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    80. Shakoor N, Block JA. Walking barefoot decreases loading on the lower extremity joints in knee osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Sep; 54(9):2923-7. PMID: 16947448.
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    81. Thorp LE, Wimmer MA, Block JA, Moisio KC, Shott S, Goker B, Sumner DR. Bone mineral density in the proximal tibia varies as a function of static alignment and knee adduction angular momentum in individuals with medial knee osteoarthritis. Bone. 2006 Nov; 39(5):1116-1122. PMID: 16782419.
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    82. Chubinskaya S, Frank BS, Michalska M, Kumar B, Merrihew CA, Thonar EJ, Lenz ME, Otten L, Rueger DC, Block JA. Osteogenic protein 1 in synovial fluid from patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis: relationship with disease and levels of hyaluronan and antigenic keratan sulfate. Arthritis Res Ther. 2006; 8(3):R73. PMID: 16646979; PMCID: PMC1526629.
    83. Manadan AM, Sequeira W, Block JA. The treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Am J Ther. 2006 Jan-Feb; 13(1):72-9. PMID: 16428925.
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    84. Goker B, Sancak A, Haznedaroglu S, Arac M, Block JA. The effects of minor hip flexion, abduction or adduction and x-ray beam angle on the radiographic joint space width of the hip. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2005 May; 13(5):379-86. PMID: 15882561.
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    85. Goker B, Block JA. Risk of contralateral avascular necrosis (AVN) after total hip arthroplasty (THA) for non-traumatic AVN. Rheumatol Int. 2006 Jan; 26(3):215-9. PMID: 15761731.
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    86. Jiang X, Dutton CM, Qi WN, Block JA, Garamszegi N, Scully SP. siRNA mediated inhibition of MMP-1 reduces invasive potential of a human chondrosarcoma cell line. J Cell Physiol. 2005 Mar; 202(3):723-30. PMID: 15499569.
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    87. Manadan AM, Harris C, Block JA. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in the setting of systemic sclerosis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Feb; 34(4):683-8. PMID: 15692962.
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    88. Schörle CM, Finger F, Zien A, Block JA, Gebhard PM, Aigner T. Phenotypic characterization of chondrosarcoma-derived cell lines. Cancer Lett. 2005 Aug 26; 226(2):143-54. PMID: 16039953.
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    89. Schörle CM, Verdorfer I, Finger F, Block J, Gebhart E, Aigner T. Comparative analysis of imbalances in genomic DNA and mRNA expression levels in chondrosarcoma-derived cell line FSCP-1. Int J Oncol. 2004 Dec; 25(6):1651-60. PMID: 15547702.
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    90. Lin C, McGough R, Aswad B, Block JA, Terek R. Hypoxia induces HIF-1alpha and VEGF expression in chondrosarcoma cells and chondrocytes. J Orthop Res. 2004 Nov; 22(6):1175-81. PMID: 15475194.
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    91. Manadan AM, Block JA. Daily needle aspiration versus surgical lavage for the treatment of bacterial septic arthritis in adults. Am J Ther. 2004 Sep-Oct; 11(5):412-5. PMID: 15356433.
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    92. Mohan AK, Coté TR, Block JA, Manadan AM, Siegel JN, Braun MM. Tuberculosis following the use of etanercept, a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Aug 01; 39(3):295-9. PMID: 15306993.
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    93. Kostoff RN, Block JA, Stump JA, Pfeil KM. Information content in Medline record fields. Int J Med Inform. 2004 Jun 30; 73(6):515-27. PMID: 15171980.
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    94. Goker B, Block JA. Correlations of hip joint space among asymptomatic subjects: comment on the article by Lanyon et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Feb; 50(2):678; author rely 678-9. PMID: 14872518.
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    95. Lee JW, Hee Kim Y, Boong Park H, Xu LH, Cance WG, Block JA, Scully SP. The C-terminal domain of focal adhesion kinase reduces the tumor cell invasiveness in chondrosarcoma cell lines. J Orthop Res. 2003 Nov; 21(6):1071-80. PMID: 14554221.
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    96. Jiang X, Dutton CM, Qi Wn, Block JA, Brodt P, Durko M, Scully SP. Inhibition of MMP-1 expression by antisense RNA decreases invasiveness of human chondrosarcoma. J Orthop Res. 2003 Nov; 21(6):1063-70. PMID: 14554220.
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    97. McMahon M, Block JA. The risk of contralateral total knee arthroplasty after knee replacement for osteoarthritis. J Rheumatol. 2003 Aug; 30(8):1822-4. PMID: 12913941.
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    98. Manadan AM, Block JA, Sequeira W. Mycobacteria tuberculosis peritonitis associated with etanercept therapy. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2003 Jul-Aug; 21(4):526. PMID: 12942713.
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    99. Manadan AM, Harris C, Schwartz MM, Block JA. The frequency of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus undergoing kidney biopsy. J Rheumatol. 2003 Jun; 30(6):1227-30. PMID: 12784394.
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    100. Shakoor N, Hurwitz DE, Block JA, Shott S, Case JP. Asymmetric knee loading in advanced unilateral hip osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2003 Jun; 48(6):1556-61. PMID: 12794823.
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    101. Block JA. Efficacy of low-dose versus high-dose cyclophosphamide in lupus nephritis: comment on the article by Houssiau et al. Arthritis Rheum. 2003 May; 48(5):1466; author reply 1466-7. PMID: 12746929.
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    102. Goker B, Sancak A, Arac M, Shott S, Block JA. The radiographic joint space width in clinically normal hips: effects of age, gender and physical parameters. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2003 May; 11(5):328-34. PMID: 12744938.
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    103. Case JP, Baliunas AJ, Block JA. Lack of efficacy of acetaminophen in treating symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled comparison trial with diclofenac sodium. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Jan 27; 163(2):169-78. PMID: 12546607.
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    104. Shakoor N, Block JA, Shott S, Case JP. Nonrandom evolution of end-stage osteoarthritis of the lower limbs. Arthritis Rheum. 2002 Dec; 46(12):3185-9. PMID: 12483722.
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    105. Martin JA, Forest E, Block JA, Klingelhutz AJ, Whited B, Gitelis S, Wilkey A, Buckwalter JA. Malignant transformation in human chondrosarcoma cells supported by telomerase activation and tumor suppressor inactivation. Cell Growth Differ. 2002 Sep; 13(9):397-407. PMID: 12354749.
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    106. Furst DE, Saag K, Fleischmann MR, Sherrer Y, Block JA, Schnitzer T, Rutstein J, Baldassare A, Kaine J, Calabrese L, Dietz F, Sack M, Senter RG, Wiesenhutter C, Schiff M, Stein CM, Satoi Y, Matsumoto A, Caldwell J, Harris RE, Moreland LW, Hurd E, Yocum D, Stamler DA. Efficacy of tacrolimus in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have been treated unsuccessfully with methotrexate: a six-month, double-blind, randomized, dose-ranging study. Arthritis Rheum. 2002 Aug; 46(8):2020-8. PMID: 12209503.
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    107. Ghert MA, Qi WN, Erickson HP, Block JA, Scully SP. Tenascin-C expression and distribution in cultured human chondrocytes and chondrosarcoma cells. J Orthop Res. 2002 Jul; 20(4):834-41. PMID: 12168675.
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    108. Baliunas AJ, Hurwitz DE, Ryals AB, Karrar A, Case JP, Block JA, Andriacchi TP. Increased knee joint loads during walking are present in subjects with knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2002 Jul; 10(7):573-9. PMID: 12127838.
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    109. Lin C, Mak S, Meitner PA, Wolf JM, Bluman EM, Block JA, Terek RM. Cancer/testis antigen CSAGE is concurrently expressed with MAGE in chondrosarcoma. Gene. 2002 Feb 20; 285(1-2):269-78. PMID: 12039054.
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    110. Shakoor N, Michalska M, Harris CA, Block JA. Drug-induced systemic lupus erythematosus associated with etanercept therapy. Lancet. 2002 Feb 16; 359(9306):579-80. PMID: 11867114.
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    111. Hurwitz DE, Ryals AB, Case JP, Block JA, Andriacchi TP. The knee adduction moment during gait in subjects with knee osteoarthritis is more closely correlated with static alignment than radiographic disease severity, toe out angle and pain. J Orthop Res. 2002 Jan; 20(1):101-7. PMID: 11853076.
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    112. Block JA, Sequeira W. Raynaud's phenomenon. Lancet. 2001 Jun 23; 357(9273):2042-8. PMID: 11438158.
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    113. Ghert MA, Qi WN, Erickson HP, Block JA, Scully SP. Tenascin-C splice variant adhesive/anti-adhesive effects on chondrosarcoma cell attachment to fibronectin. Cell Struct Funct. 2001 Jun; 26(3):179-87. PMID: 11565810.
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    114. Karrar A, Sequeira W, Block JA. Coronary artery disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: A review of the literature. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2001 Jun; 30(6):436-43. PMID: 11404827.
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    115. Brandt KD, Block JA, Michalski JP, Moreland LW, Caldwell JR, Lavin PT. Efficacy and safety of intraarticular sodium hyaluronate in knee osteoarthritis. ORTHOVISC Study Group. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2001 Apr; (385):130-43. PMID: 11302304.
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    116. Adachi JD, Saag KG, Delmas PD, Liberman UA, Emkey RD, Seeman E, Lane NE, Kaufman JM, Poubelle PE, Hawkins F, Correa-Rotter R, Menkes CJ, Rodriguez-Portales JA, Schnitzer TJ, Block JA, Wing J, McIlwain HH, Westhovens R, Brown J, Melo-Gomes JA, Gruber BL, Yanover MJ, Leite MO, Siminoski KG, Nevitt MC, Sharp JT, Malice MP, Dumortier T, Czachur M, Carofano W, Daifotis A. Two-year effects of alendronate on bone mineral density and vertebral fracture in patients receiving glucocorticoids: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled extension trial. Arthritis Rheum. 2001 Jan; 44(1):202-11. PMID: 11212161.
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    117. Ghert MA, Jung ST, Qi W, Harrelson JM, Erickson HP, Block JA, Scully SP. The clinical significance of tenascin-C splice variant expression in chondrosarcoma. Oncology. 2001; 61(4):306-14. PMID: 11721178.
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    118. Hurwitz DE, Sumner DR, Block JA. Bone density, dynamic joint loading and joint degeneration. A review. Cells Tissues Organs. 2001; 169(3):201-9. PMID: 11455115.
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    119. Asp J, Inerot S, Block JA, Lindahl A. Alterations in the regulatory pathway involving p16, pRb and cdk4 in human chondrosarcoma. J Orthop Res. 2001 Jan; 19(1):149-54. PMID: 11332612.
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    120. Sequeira W, Co H, Block JA. Osteoarticular tuberculosis: current diagnosis and treatment. Am J Ther. 2000 Nov; 7(6):393-8. PMID: 11304648.
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    121. Co HT, Block JA, Sequeira W. Scleroderma lung: pathogenesis, evaluation, and current therapy. Am J Ther. 2000 Sep; 7(5):321-4. PMID: 11317180.
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    122. Scully SP, Berend KR, Toth A, Qi WN, Qi Z, Block JA. Marshall Urist Award. Interstitial collagenase gene expression correlates with in vitro invasion in human chondrosarcoma. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2000 Jul; (376):291-303. PMID: 10906887.
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    123. Hurwitz DE, Ryals AR, Block JA, Sharma L, Schnitzer TJ, Andriacchi TP. Knee pain and joint loading in subjects with osteoarthritis of the knee. J Orthop Res. 2000 Jul; 18(4):572-9. PMID: 11052493.
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    124. Vadgama JV, Wu Y, Shen D, Hsia S, Block J. Effect of selenium in combination with Adriamycin or Taxol on several different cancer cells. Anticancer Res. 2000 May-Jun; 20(3A):1391-414. PMID: 10928049.
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    125. Goker B, Doughan AM, Schnitzer TJ, Block JA. Quantification of progressive joint space narrowing in osteoarthritis of the hip: longitudinal analysis of the contralateral hip after total hip arthroplasty. Arthritis Rheum. 2000 May; 43(5):988-94. PMID: 10817550.
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    126. Goker B, Sumner DR, Hurwitz DE, Block JA. Bone mineral density varies as a function of the rate of joint space narrowing in the hip. J Rheumatol. 2000 Mar; 27(3):735-8. PMID: 10743818.
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    127. Wyman JJ, Hornstein AM, Meitner PA, Mak S, Verdier P, Block JA, Pan J, Terek RM. Multidrug resistance-1 and p-glycoprotein in human chondrosarcoma cell lines: expression correlates with decreased intracellular doxorubicin and in vitro chemoresistance. J Orthop Res. 1999 Nov; 17(6):935-40. PMID: 10632461.
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    128. Schnitzer TJ, Truitt K, Fleischmann R, Dalgin P, Block J, Zeng Q, Bolognese J, Seidenberg B, Ehrich EW. The safety profile, tolerability, and effective dose range of rofecoxib in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Phase II Rofecoxib Rheumatoid Arthritis Study Group. Clin Ther. 1999 Oct; 21(10):1688-702. PMID: 10566565.
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    129. Felson DT, LaValley MP, Baldassare AR, Block JA, Caldwell JR, Cannon GW, Deal C, Evans S, Fleischmann R, Gendreau RM, Harris ER, Matteson EL, Roth SH, Schumacher HR, Weisman MH, Furst DE. The Prosorba column for treatment of refractory rheumatoid arthritis: a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial. Arthritis Rheum. 1999 Oct; 42(10):2153-9. PMID: 10524687.
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    130. Goker B, Block JA. Spinal epidural hematoma complicating active systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 1999 Mar; 42(3):577-8. PMID: 10088784.
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    131. Bruno RJ, Sauer PA, Rosenberg AG, Block J, Sumner DR. The pattern of bone mineral density in the proximal femur and radiographic signs of early joint degeneration. J Rheumatol. 1999 Mar; 26(3):636-40. PMID: 10090175.
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    132. Block JA. Prevalence of arthroplasty during the course of rheumatoid arthritis. Lancet. 1998 Oct 03; 352(9134):1086. PMID: 9798582.
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    133. Block JA. Hydroxychloroquine and retinal safety. Lancet. 1998 Mar 14; 351(9105):771. PMID: 9519945.
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    134. Block JA, Schnitzer TJ. Therapeutic approaches to osteoarthritis. Hosp Pract (1995). 1997 Feb 15; 32(2):159-64. PMID: 9040427.
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    135. Jagasia AA, Block JA, Qureshi A, Diaz MO, Nobori T, Gitelis S, Iyer AP. Chromosome 9 related aberrations and deletions of the CDKN2 and MTS2 putative tumor suppressor genes in human chondrosarcomas. Cancer Lett. 1996 Jul 19; 105(1):91-103. PMID: 8689637.
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    136. Jagasia AA, Block JA, Diaz MO, Nobori T, Gitelis S, Inerot SE, Iyer AP. Partial deletions of the CDKN2 and MTS2 putative tumor suppressor genes in a myxoid chondrosarcoma. Cancer Lett. 1996 Jul 19; 105(1):77-90. PMID: 8689636.
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    137. Schumacher BL, Block JA, Schmid TM, Aydelotte MB, Kuettner KE. A novel proteoglycan synthesized and secreted by chondrocytes of the superficial zone of articular cartilage. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1994 May 15; 311(1):144-52. PMID: 8185311.
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    138. Häuselmann HJ, Fernandes RJ, Mok SS, Schmid TM, Block JA, Aydelotte MB, Kuettner KE, Thonar EJ. Phenotypic stability of bovine articular chondrocytes after long-term culture in alginate beads. J Cell Sci. 1994 Jan; 107 ( Pt 1):17-27. PMID: 8175906.
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    139. Caron JP, Toppin DS, Block JA. Effect of polysulfated glycosaminoglycan on osteoarthritic equine articular cartilage in explant culture. Am J Vet Res. 1993 Jul; 54(7):1116-21. PMID: 8368608.
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    140. Block JA. Hemorrhagic cystitis complicating untreated necrotizing vasculitis. Arthritis Rheum. 1993 Jun; 36(6):857-9. PMID: 8099481.
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    141. Block JA, Inerot SE, Kimura JH. Heterogeneity of keratan sulfate substituted on human chondrocytic large proteoglycans. J Biol Chem. 1992 Apr 15; 267(11):7245-52. PMID: 1559968.
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    142. Block JA, Inerot SE, Gitelis S, Kimura JH. Synthesis of chondrocytic keratan sulphate-containing proteoglycans by human chondrosarcoma cells in long-term cell culture. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1991 Jun; 73(5):647-58. PMID: 2045389.
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    143. Block JA, Inerot SE, Gitelis S, Kimura JH. The effects of long term monolayer culture on the proteoglycan phenotype of a clonal population of mature human malignant chondrocytes. Connect Tissue Res. 1991; 26(4):295-313. PMID: 1836174.
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    144. Gitelis S, Kimura J, Block J, Glant T. Clonal analysis of human chondrosarcoma. Chir Organi Mov. 1990; 75(1 Suppl):11-3. PMID: 2249502.
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    145. Block JA, Schnitzer TJ, Andersson GB, Lenz ME, Jeffery R, McNeill TW, Thonar EJ. The effect of chemonucleolysis on serum keratan sulfate levels in humans. Arthritis Rheum. 1989 Jan; 32(1):100-4. PMID: 2521451.
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    146. Siegler S, Block J, Schneck CD. The mechanical characteristics of the collateral ligaments of the human ankle joint. Foot Ankle. 1988 Apr; 8(5):234-42. PMID: 3366428.
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    147. Bell DA, Cairns E, Cikalo K, Ly V, Block J, Pruzanski W. Antinucleic acid autoantibody responses of normal human origin: antigen specificity and idiotypic characteristics compared to patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and patients with monoclonal IgM. J Rheumatol Suppl. 1987 Jun; 14 Suppl 13:127-31. PMID: 2441044.
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    148. Bell DA, Komar R, Chodirker WB, Block J, Cairns E. A comparison of serologic reactivity among SLE patients with or without anti-Ro (SS-A) antibodies. J Rheumatol. 1984 Jun; 11(3):315-7. PMID: 6429327.
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    149. Rao AK, Schneider B, Beckett C, Willis J, Block J, Brown LW, Grover W, Schleman M, Walsh PN. The hemostatic system in children undergoing intensive plasma exchange. J Pediatr. 1982 Jan; 100(1):69-75. PMID: 7057319.
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    150. Berry S, Greene J, Park HS, Block J, Schon D. Return of renal function after renal insufficiency with cyclophosphamide therapy in Wegener's granulomatosis. Arch Intern Med. 1981 Mar; 141(4):544. PMID: 7212903.
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    151. Stratmann WC, Block JA, Brown SP, Rozzi MV. A study of consumer attitudes about health care: the control, cost, and financing of health services. Med Care. 1975 Aug; 13(8):659-68. PMID: 1152556.
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