Research and Publications

Joyner DE, Aboulafia AJ, Damron TA, Randall RL. Potential for functional redundancy in EGF and TGF -- a signaling in desmoid cells: a cDNA microarray analysis. Growth Factors. 2010 February; 28(1):10-23.  

Rougraff BT, Aboulafia A, Biermann JS, Healey J. Biopsy of Soft Tissue Masses: Evidence-based Medicine for the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res Epub Ahead of Print 2009 Jul 14.

David E. Joyner, Sylvia H. Trang, Timothy A. Damron, Albert J. Aboulafia, Judd E. Cummings, R. Lor Randall. Desmoid Cell Motility is induced in vitro by rhEGF. J Orthop Res. 27 (9), 1258-62 September 2009.

Budnick, I, Horasek, S, Aboulafia A. Idiopathic Chronic Calcific Periarthritis in a Child. Am J Orthop. 2011 40(11):576-578.

Joyner DE, Trang S, Aboulafia AJ, Damron TA, Randall RL. FAP-associated Desmoid Invasiveness Correlates with in vitro Resistance to Doxorubicin. Fam Cancer. 2009;8(4):569-80. Erratum in: Fam Cancer. 2010 June; 9(2):261.

Joyner DE, Aboulafia AJ, Damron TA, Randall RL. Fas Death Pathway in Sarcomas Responds to Epidermal Growth Factor Transcription. Cin. Orthop Relat. Res.466(9),2092-98 September 2008.

Hosalkar HS, Torbert JT, Fox EJ, Delaney TF, Aboulafia AJ, Lackman RD. Musculoskeletal Desmoid Tumors. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 16(4):188-98 April 2008.

Joyner DE, Damron TA, Aboulafia AJ, Randall RL. Oncogene Coexpression in Mesenchymal Neoplasia Correlates with EGF Transcription. Cin. Orthop Relat. Res. 459:14-21 June 2007.

Biermann JS, Aboulafia AJ. Web-based Resources for Orthopaedic Oncology Information. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. 459: 192-194. June 2007.

Aboulafia AJ, Levine AM, Schmidt D, Aboulafia D. Surgical Therapy of Bone Metastases. Seminars in Oncology. Vol. 34:206-214 June 2007.

Joyner DE, Damron TA, Aboulafia AJ, Bokor W, Bastar JD, Randall RL. Heterogeneous expression of melanoma antigen (hMAGE) mRNA expression in mesenchymal neoplasia. Tissue Antigens.Jul;68(1):19-27.2006

Aboulafia AJ. Schkrohowsky JG. Musculoskeletal Tumor Biopsy: II. Choosing the Appropriate Technique. Am. J of Orthop. Mar;35(3):121-4.2006.

Aboulafia AJ, Schkrohowsky JG. Musculoskeletal Tumor Biopsy: I. Choosing the Appropriate Method. Am. J of Orthop. Feb;(2):60-63,2006.

Sagini DO, Aboulafia AJ. Palliative Care and Orthopedics: What Is on the Horizon? Surg Clin N Am. 85:347-357,2005.

Aboulafia AJ. Part 3: Surgical palliation of advanced illness: What’s new, what’s helpful. J Am Coll Surg. Mar; 200(3): 457-466, 2005.

Aboulafia AJ. Part 1: Surgical palliation of advanced illness: What’s new, what’s helpful. Bad breaks. J Am Coll Surg. Jan;200(1):120-7, 2005.  

Eck J, Aboulafia AJ. Endoprosthetic Reconstruction for Treatment of Tumors About the Knee. Current Opinion in Orthopaedics 15(1);41-44, 2004.

Aflatoon K, Aboulafia AJ, McCarthy E, Frassica F, Levine A. Pediatric Soft-Tissue Tumors. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 11(5):332-343, 2003.

Blum JM, Aboulafia AJ. System Design and Implementation of a National Image Registry for Orthopaedic Oncology Image Management, Research and Teaching. Information Systems Frontiers 5:4, 421-427, 2003.

Johnson O, Chebli C, Aboulafia AJ. Advances in Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Epoetin Alfa. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 11(2):77-80, 2003.

Murphy MD, McRae GA, Fanburg-Smith JC, Temple HC, Levine AM, Aboulafia AJ. Imaging of Soft–Tissue Myxoma with Emphasis on CT and MR and Comparison of Radiologic and Pathologic Findings. Radiology 225:215-224, 2002.

Aboulafia AJ, Levine AM, Blum J. Prereferral Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 397:83-8, 2002.

Hage W, Aboulafia AJ, Aboulafia DM. Incidence, Location and Diagnostic Evaluation of Metastatic Bone Disease. Orthopaedic Clinics of North America 31(4):515-528, 2000.

Aboulafia AJ, Kennon RE, Jelinek JJ: Benign Bone Tumors of Childhood. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 7(6):377-388, 1999.

Aboulafia AJ: A Comparison of Mechanical Strength of the Femoral Neck Following Locked Intramedullary Nailing Using Oblique versus Transverse Proximal Screws. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 13(3):160-3, 1999.

Aboulafia AJ, Brooks F, Piratsky J, Weiss S.: Osteosarcoma Arising from Heterotopic Ossification Following an Electrical Injury. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 81(4):564-70, 1999.

Aboulafia AJ, Kennon T, Monson DK: Clinical and Radiological Aspects of Idiopathic Diabetic Muscle Infarction: Rational approach to diagnosis and treatment. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 81(2):323-6, 1999.

Aboulafia, AJ, Khan, F, Aboulafia,DM: Aids-Associated Secondary Lymphoma of Bone: A Case Report with Review of the Literature. The American Journal of Orthopaedics. 27(2)128-134, 1998.

Aboulafia ED, Aboulafia AJ, Aboulafia DA: Illio-Femoral Deep Vein Thrombosis Secondary to Occlusion - Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava (IC) By Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) International Journal of Angiology. 6:257-260, 1997.

Aboulafia AJ, Buch R, Li W, Mathews J, Malawer M: Reconstruction Using the Saddle Prosthesis Following Excision of Primary and Metastatic Periacetabular Tumors. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 314:203-13, 1995.

Jelinek J, Kransdorf MJ, Aboulafia AJ, Malawer M, Shmookler B, Meis B: Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath: MR Findings in Nine Cases. American Journal of Roentgenology, 162(4):919-22, 1994.

Aboulafia AJ, Rosenbaum DH, Sicard-Rosenbaum L, Jelinek J, Malawer M: Treatment of Large Subchondral Tumors of the Knee with Cryosurgery and Composite Reconstruction. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, (307): 189-99, 1994.

Aboulafia AJ, Malawer MM: Surgical Management of Pelvic and Extremity Osteosarcoma. Cancer, 71(10):3358-66, 1993.

Reaman GH, Bonfiglio J, Krailo M, Tebbi CK, Leikin S, Ettinger R, Zeltzer LK, Nachman JB, Rivera GK, Aboulafia AJ, Rosen DS: Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults. Cancer, 71(10):3206-09, 1993.

Aboulafia A, Malawer M: Limb-Sparing Surgery for Osteosarcoma. Contemporary Oncology, 2:20-37, 1992.

Biermann JS, Aboulafia AJ. Local Management of Bone Metastases. In Harris JR, Lippman ME, Morrow M, Osborne CK. (ed): Chapter 90, Diseases of the Breast 4th Edition. Wolters Kluker Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2009, pp. 1049-58.